Archive | 2022

Celebrating Our Customer Service Team

Here at Delta Dental of Arizona, we love celebrating our hard-working employees. That’s why we wanted to give our customer service team a very special shoutout during Customer Service Week! This week-long recognition celebrates the tremendous work that our own customer service professionals bring to Delta Dental of Arizona. Our customer service team is made […]

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Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Daniel J. Lyu

Say hello to Dr. Daniel J. Lyu of Cereus Dental Care in Tempe, Arizona! Dr. Lyu focuses on providing comprehensive care to his patients but is passionate about keeping up with the latest developments in dentistry and has focused his continuing education on implantology and esthetics dental restorations.  Dr. Lyu earned his Doctor of Dental […]

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CEO Serve at St. Vincent de Paul

On Aug. 3, more than 30 Delta Dental of Arizona employees came together to support the critical work of St. Vincent de Paul. Throughout the day, volunteers prepared and served 237 meals to St. Vincent de Paul clients, and the team also handed out fresh to-go food bags they assembled. Dentists from the Delta Dental […]

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What To Do About a Loose Baby Tooth?

Remember that old iconic image of a loose tooth being pulled by a string tied to a doorknob? Slam! Problem solved. Fortunately, there’s a much easier and gentler way to help children when they have a loose baby tooth.  Why baby teeth loosen and fall out Children generally loose their baby teeth between the ages […]

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North Country HealthCare dental hygienist performing an exam on a child

North Country HealthCare’s Medical/Dental Integration Program Expands During COVID-19

I have spent over 20 years working in philanthropy in a variety of roles, but mostly in grantmaking. The relationship between the funding organization and the recipient can sometimes be viewed as paternal, with the organization funding the projects as the parent and the recipient being the child. I’ve never looked at my grantee-funder relationships […]

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El Rio Community Health Center oral health volunteer checking the inside of a child's mouth

Foundation Spotlight: El Rio Community Health Center

Literally, every day I sit at my desk I think about the work I do and how it applies to Delta Dental of Arizona’s mission to improve lives by promoting optimal oral health for uninsured and underinsured populations across the state. One way the DDAZ Foundation looks to improve oral health across the state is […]

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woman applying toothpaste to her toothbrush

4 Steps to Choosing the Right Toothbrush

When shopping for toothbrushes, do you put much thought into what’s best for your children? Here’s why you should: Your toothbrush can be a major factor in helping you brush more effectively and making your oral hygiene routine more pleasant.  Follow these four steps to choose the right toothbrush. Decide between a manual or powered […]

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‘Smile’ by Raina Telgemeier Helps a 5th Grader Through a Dental Emergency

When we think about taking care of our smiles, the first thing that comes to mind is brushing and flossing. Keeping up a good oral hygiene routine at home is the first step to a healthy smile. But there’s another step to having a healthy smile that sometimes gets forgotten—smile safety. Our teeth and mouths […]

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Sugar Damages Teeth, Let’s Not Sugarcoat It

You’ve probably heard sugar damages your teeth since you were a young child. But do you know why? Learn more and see how easy it can be to cut down on your sugar consumption and limit its effects on your teeth. What sugar does to your teeth As much as you might like sugar, the […]

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Dr. Kent Tuttle of Kent Dental

Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Kent Tuttle

Say hello to Dr. Kent Tuttle of Kent Dental in Scottsdale, Arizona! Dr. Tuttle specializes in cosmetic and restorative dentistry and his practice also offers services for TMJ, sleep apnea, oral surgery, laser dentistry, clear aligners and sedation dentistry.  Dr. Tuttle believes in the power of building a relationship with his patients because every patient […]

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