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Mother's Day “Stained-Glass” Toothbrush Holder

Mother’s Day “Stained-Glass” Toothbrush Holder

This “stained-glass” mason jar project was inspired by a craft from iheartartsncrafts.com. It is a great activity to bring Grandma, Mom and daughter together to celebrate Mother’s Day. Plus, this beautiful jar can double as a new toothbrush holder! Keep it next to the sink to add a smile to your face before every brush. […]

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Help Employees Save Money By Visiting In Network Dentists

Are you responsible for managing your company’s benefits? Maybe you’re an HR professional or a multi-tasking small business owner. Either way, employees are relying on you to guide them through their employer-sponsored dental benefits. In a 2019 Delta Dental of Arizona survey, nearly 1 in 3 adults with dental insurance said they did not go […]

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Best Places to Fish in Arizona

Load Up on Omega-3: Our Favorite Arizona Lakes for Fishing

Arizona may be a landlocked state, but it has plenty of lakes and fishing holes. From bass and catfish to trout and tilapia, you can reel in fish of all kinds if you have a valid Arizona fishing license. We encourage you to get out, explore, and cook up some fresh fish to take advantage […]

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Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Timothy Wilson

This month, we’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist Dr. Timothy Wilson of Affiliated Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics (APDO) in Scottsdale. APDO offers pediatric dental services starting at age 1 and orthodontic services for patients of all ages. Do you brush and floss as much as you recommend? Yes, you have to lead by example. What […]

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5 Dental Health Questions To Ask If Considering Assisted Living

Do you have a parent or loved one who lives in a care facility or utilizes assisted living? Whether it’s your in-laws, parents or an aging family friend, you want to be there to support their overall health and well-being. Sometimes distance or hectic schedules can make it difficult to have a watchful eye on […]

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The Importance of School-Based Dental Programs

According to a recent survey by FDI World Dental Federation, U.S. schools rank second to last in promoting good oral health. Poor oral health can negatively affect how a young mouth develops and leads to more than 50 million school hours being lost each year. It can also impact a child’s confidence, social skills, as […]

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Does Gum Disease Cause Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia in adults over 65 years of age. This progressive brain disorder can cause memory loss, deteriorated thinking and changes in behavior. It’s one of the top 10 leading causes of death in the U.S. A cure or a cause for the disease have yet to be […]

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More than 100 million U.S. adults are diabetic or prediabetic, making awareness around diabetes’s effect on teeth and gums essential to a healthy life.

Dental Care Advice for Diabetics

According to a 2018 report by the Arizona Department of Health Services, the number of Arizonans diagnosed with diabetes jumped 10% from 2011 to 2016. AZDHS estimates nearly 600,000 adults with diabetes live in Arizona, many of whom are unaware of that diabetics are at higher risk for various secondary complications, including gum disease. Why […]

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We break down 3 easy changes you can make to your tooth brushing routine to make sure you know how to brush your teeth properly.

3 Common Tooth Brushing Mistakes & How To Brush Properly

Brushing your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste is a key step in preventing cavities. But there are several common mistakes you can make when brushing your teeth that can leave plaque behind, cause receding gum lines and damage tooth enamel. Find out what you’re doing wrong—and how to break these bad brushing habits. […]

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Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Kevin Haley

This month, we’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist Dr. Kevin Haley of Cañada Hills Dental in Oro Valley. Do you brush and floss as much as you recommend? Yes! Probably 20 times more than I recommend. What is your favorite flavor floss? Glide floss in mint flavor. Electric or manual toothbrush? Electric–Sonicare […]

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