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3 Factors to Consider While Bracing for Braces

3 Factors to Consider While Bracing for Braces

Braces aren’t necessary for everyone, but people of all ages explore the option for a better or a straighter smile. But we’re keeping our natural teeth longer compared to 30 years ago. This might be why the number of adults seeking braces has increased 40% since then. Before you or your dependents visit the Orthodontist, […]

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Not drinking for 9 months doesn’t have to hinder your happy hour. Spruce it up with this mocktail!

Mouth-Healthy Recipe: Raspberry Mint Mojito Mocktail for Mommy

“Vodka soda with lime—but hold the vodka. Oh, and does happy hour apply to food?” If I had a dollar for every sympathetic stare the waitress or my gal pal flashed me when I ordered a virgin cocktail during my pregnancies, I wouldn’t be stressing over the high cost of childcare. On those days when […]

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3 Products You Shouldn’t Leave in a Hot Car

Surviving summer in Arizona consists of constantly rushing indoors seeking a/c, or running outside only to dive into the pool. But while you’re cooling off, your car’s indoor temperatures can rise to 160 degrees in just minutes. And just like you during yard work or that dreadful walk through the parking lot to your car, […]

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Tips to Make Your Small Space Work

Tiny houses. Apartments. Vacation vehicles. Whether you’re renting, residing or traveling in reduced-size real estate, maximizing small spaces has become quite the trend. But with shrunken square footage, odds are you only have one bathroom. When you can’t expand your space, you need to expand your ideas and be creative. These six hacks will maximize […]

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Combating Tooth Decay: 3 Ways to Help Kids Get a Passing Grade in Oral Health This School Year

As a new school year begins for students across the nation, many parents may be thinking about school supplies, earlier bedtimes, and homework. But with tooth decay being one of the most common diseases among children, Delta Dental of Arizona is reminding parents of three key items that shouldn’t be overlooked when preparing kids for […]

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Which Do Kids Hate More: Brushing Their Teeth or Eating Vegetables?

Think it’s tough to get kids to eat their vegetables? It may be even tougher to get them to brush their teeth. That’s a finding from a new survey of more than 1,300 parents released by Delta Dental. Nearly half of parents (45 percent) say getting kids to brush their teeth is one of the […]

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3 Tips for Establishing a Speedy Smile Routine the Whole Family Can Follow

Chef. Chauffer. Teacher. Event coordinator. Financial planner. Personal shopper. What if we told you approximately 66% of Americans juggle all six of these jobs? Would you believe these individuals make a $0 annual salary? It’s true, and you might even be one of them. So, who are these remarkable, multi-tasking people? Parents. Moms and dads […]

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Is Juice Bad for Kids’ Teeth?

I can’t tell you when it happened, but at some point in the last year my baby morphed into a walking, talking toddler. Shortly after we celebrated my son’s first birthday, his daycare informed me that he’d be graduating to the toddler class, where they had juice with their snacks. Worried about his sugar intake, […]

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Got Dental Insurance? Use Your Preventive Benefits

When it comes to the health of your teeth and gums, preventive dental care is key. Brushing and flossing help to remove plaque from teeth and a healthy diet keeps your whole body—including your teeth and gums—in good shape. But it’s the routine dental exams and regular cleanings that help to reduce the likelihood you’ll […]

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5 Smile-worthy Stocking Stuffers

Fill your holiday with tradition and your stockings with dental treasures. Check out our list of stocking stuffers perfect for season’s greetings grins! Toothbrushes Toothbrushes are a stocking staple. Buy a basic brush, electric model or even a singing toothbrush! We’re partial to this One Direction toothbrush because a healthy smile is What Makes You […]

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