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A Collection of Kid-Friendly Crafts and Recipes to Keep Boredom at Bay

Glitter and glue can be a little messy, but if it looks like a craft store exploded across your kitchen table, you’re doing things right. When kids engage in arts and crafts, they exercise creativity, which is important for expanding their imagination, building confidence, developing fine motor skills, thinking critically and socializing. For parents or […]

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Is a toothache a dental emergency

What is a Dental Emergency?

We all know accidents can happen at any moment—even when you’re simply relaxing at home. It’s important to understand the types of concerns that need emergency care and which ones you can handle on your own. When it comes to your oral health, an emergency is often when treatment is needed to save a tooth, […]

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Attract Top Talent in a Competitive Market by Offering Dental Insurance

Move aside fancy coffee machine and free snacks. Hiring top talent in a competitive job market takes more than perks, it takes real employee benefits. Workers are moving to Arizona and they care about more than ping pong tables in the office. About 60% of workers say benefits are a big factor in their decision […]

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Is Carbonated Water Bad for Your Teeth?

Will the Fizzy Water ‘Bubble’ Ever Pop? What’s the Deal with Carbonated Water? The beverage aisle at your local grocery store looks different today than it did five years ago. Remember when there were just rows of soda, a few jugs of juice and stacks of boring bottled water wrapped in plastic? Those days are […]

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Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Goli Asadi

We’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist, Dr. Goli Asadi of Terravita Smiles in Scottsdale. Dr. Asadi has 25 years of experience in general and cosmetic dentistry. Her practice offers a wide range of services, including crowns, implants, cosmetic procedures and more! What made you decide to become a dentist? I am a […]

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Dr. Martin Wolff at Surprise Smiles

Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Martin Wolff

We’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist Dr. Martin Wolff of Surprise Smiles in Surprise. Surprise Smiles is part of Bradshaw Family Dental and offers a wide range of dental services to patients of all ages. What made you decide to become a dentist? I graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. […]

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The Best and Worst Ballpark Foods for Your Teeth

“Take me out to the ball game. Take me out to the crowd. Buy me some peanuts and……a smoked BBQ sandwich with mac and cheese.” Wait. That’s not how that catchy tune goes, but these are just a few of the delicious foods you might find at spring training stadiums across the Valley. From street […]

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Food for Thought: The Case for a Local, Farm-Fresh Diet

Oral health is health. That’s a phrase that we repeat often at Delta Dental of Arizona because it’s true. Toothbrushing, exercising and eating right, they all affect our overall health. That’s why we’re kicking off a new blog series, Food for Thought, where we sit down with local chefs and foodies around the Valley to […]

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Meet the Team Behind the Teeth: Q-&-A with Eric Skartveit, Director of Underwriting at Delta Dental of Arizona

Underwriters have complicated jobs. They’re responsible for assessing risk, and that’s a pretty big deal for most companies. We sat down with our own director of underwriting, Eric Skartveit—who has almost 30 years-experience in the industry—to learn more about the challenges he faces and the things that go into underwriting a plan. JA: In a […]

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Little boy learning about healthy dental habits and brushing the teeth of dental model while sitting in the dentist chair at a pediatric dentist office.

Does Your Child Really Need to See a Pediatric Dentist? Maybe, Here’s Why:

Parents know how it feels eating at a fancy restaurant not set up for kids. The carpet is too nice. The mood is too quiet. And, sides are ordered separately. But, kid-friendly diners are great. The helpful servers rush to bring crayons and cups with lids. They laugh when toddlers throw the menu on the […]

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