Megan Vrooman

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Megan Vrooman is a program officer for the Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation. She handles their community grants program, fluoride varnish program and community relations. She studied nonprofit management and leadership at Arizona State University and is a Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) through the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance. Although Megan grew up in Phoenix, she is Wisconsin native. Megan likes spending her free time volunteering, dancing, baking and hiking with her husband, Andrew, and two boxers, Roxy and Max. [Editor's Note: Megan is no longer a current DDAZF employee.]

Recent blog posts written by Megan Vrooman

The Myth of Soft Teeth & Early Childhood Tooth Decay

Many people falsely believe that the reason their infant or toddler has tooth decay is because they inherited “soft teeth.” The actual reason that cavities may be common in an entire family is because tooth decay is an infectious disease, the most common chronic disease among children. However, the good news is, tooth decay is […]

Many of the things you do to keep your body fit also help keep your teeth & mouth healthy.

This Year, Resolve to Whip Yourself Into Shape

The New Year is a perfect time to get your body – and your smile – into shape. Did you know that many of the things you do to keep your body healthy and fit also help keep your teeth and mouth healthy? Consuming raw vegetables and foods rich in fiber and essential nutrients can […]

5 Things Dentists Wish Patients Would Do

When it comes to the health of your smile, good oral hygiene is a must! At least 45 percent of Americans ages 65 and older have lost six or more teeth, and 20 percent have lost all of their natural teeth due to factors such as decay and gum disease. Good oral health habits should […]

Give Thanks for a Healthy Smile with a Trip to the Dentist

When was the last time you paid your dentist a visit? If you are like many Americans, chances are it was quite some time ago. Lack of money or quality dental insurance, busy schedules, fear and the belief that oral health is an unnecessary factor in overall body health are some of the top reasons […]

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The Dark Side of Your Daily Grind

It’s the one vice you thought you could enjoy without harmful side effects. But now your morning brew has officially been added to the list of habits that are detrimental to the health of your smile. Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world, according to a study by the National Coffee […]

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