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, […]
Could Children’s Dental Coverage Change?
Children’s dental coverage can change year-after-year, but predicting that change is a bit more complicated. With a new administration taking charge in 2017, a change in children’s coverage could become a reality. Here are some possibilities: • Programs through Medicaid KidsCare, which is available through Medicaid/CHIP, offers health and dental benefits for children under the […]
3 Dental-Themed Resources for Educators
While wreaths get recycled and nutcrackers march to storage, teachers head back from winter break to let lesson plans begin again! And if your lessons are lacking luster, you’re in luck. February is Children’s Dental Health Month and we want to make it easy for you to teach students healthy habits. Here are 3 dental-themed […]
Survey Says: Poor Dental Health is the Dating Deal Breaker
As an oral health advocate, I found it difficult to maintain a relationship with someone who refuses to replace his toothbrush every 3 months. It may sound picky, but I am not alone. Oral health matters more to women than men, according to a survey conducted by Delta Dental. In fact, poor oral hygiene is […]