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family taking their own family photos outside

5 Tips to Take Your Own Family Photos

“Grandma, look at the camera!” “Stop hitting your sister!” “Everybody’s eyes are closed!” You’ve probably said these exact same things with your own loved ones when you go to snap the perfect family photo. It’s hard to wrangle kids, pets and cranky relatives into one awesome shot, but it can be done. This year, you […]

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A man standing in the stands facing a baseball game holding nachos and a drink

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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Snap a Selfie at Arizona's Most Instagrammable Spots

Smile for the Camera: 10 Instagram-Worthy Spots in Arizona

Arizona has some of the nation’s most beautiful natural wonders! We put together a list of the top 10 most Instgrammable spots to help you explore the Grand Canyon State. Get your smile selfie-ready (using our tips below) and add these breathtaking places to your Instagram bucket list: Blue Canyon: Despite its name, this canyon […]

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Before removing stains on your teeth, take a moment to learn about how they got there. Plus, watch how an ADA-certified fluoride toothpaste can brush away the toughest stains.

5 Steps to Remove Tough Stains on Teeth

Ever had your child crack a smile, revealing that their pearly whites were a bright shade of blue? Or spoke to a coworker who had a brown, coffee-stained smile? The drinks we consume every day like sports drinks, coffee, and soda are often highly acidic. They also have artificial ingredients including food coloring and dyes. […]

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Delta Dental of Arizona and St. Vincent de Paul partner together to help families

Smile Stories: How the Delta Dental of Arizona Oral Health Center at St. Vincent de Paul is Serving Our Community

Hundreds of thousands of Arizona children under 18 years old are uninsured. Families in need have a difficult time finding proper dental care for themselves and their kids. Delta Dental of Arizona and St. Vincent de Paul have partnered together to help fulfill this need. The Delta Dental of Arizona Oral Health Center at St. […]

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Smile Stories: Desert Senita Dental Center Spreads Healthy Smiles Across Arizona

Improving oral health in Arizona starts with teaching children and adults how to maintain a healthy mouth. The Desert Senita Dental Center (DSDC) believes in providing affordable dental care for all and helps patients create good oral health habits. Through a Delta Dental of Arizona grant-funded program, DSDC visits children and pregnant women across the […]

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Do Teeth Make Good Bottle Openers?

Using your teeth as tools may be convenient, but it’s a habit that makes most dentists cringe. In fact, using your teeth for the following purposes could actually land you in the dentist’s chair: Bottle Opener Nothing makes the perfect summer couple quite like beer and BBQs. But while your friends may think it’s a […]

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Smile Stories: How Esperanca’s Oral Health Educator Program Helped One Phoenix Family

National Smile Month has been a terrific time to share how Delta Dental of Arizona has been working to make people smile across Arizona. Through its foundation, Delta Dental of Arizona has been making grants to nonprofits that provide preventive oral health services in their community, by donating supplies like toothbrushes, paste and floss to […]

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Delta Dental of Arizona Donates Nearly $500,000 to Statewide Nonprofits

Delta Dental of Arizona, through the charitable Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation, has been committed to expanding access to oral health education and preventive dental care, especially for children and expectant mothers. In 2017, we will provide nearly $500,000 in grants to 29 Arizona community groups serving high-risk children and families, pregnant mothers, dental health awareness programs […]

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Want A Sugar Crash? Plan on Ponying up The Cash

Could Sugar, Soda Taxes Improve Public Dental Health?

Want a sugar rush? Plan on ponying up the cash. Taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages are on the rise, which could bring sugar highs to an all-time low. Nationally, Congress considered the “SWEET” Act in 2014, which could have added a 1 cent tax per every 4.2 grams of added sugar in beverages. Although the U.S. hasn’t […]

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