You Control Your Age | Living a Healthy and Active Lifestyle

Aging is a funny thing. When we’re a child, we can’t wait to grow up. When we become adults, we long for the responsibility-free days of our youth. If we’re not maintaining our health as we age, we may also be missing the days when we felt pain-free and healthy. If you’re living a healthy […]

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We’ve broken down the five best ways to brush your teeth. Learn more about how easy it is to brush like a dentist every day.

Brush Perfectly Every Time – 5 Tips

Have you ever wondered if you’re brushing your teeth the right way? Even if you brush and floss twice a day, your technique could be off. Brushing incorrectly can leave behind debris and increase your chance of cavities. We’re going back to the basics by breaking down how to correctly brush your teeth in five […]

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Keep your smile shining bright all summer long.

Using Your Dental Benefits While Traveling

As we begin to plan our summer vacations, it’s important to understand how our dental benefits follow us in our travels. A tooth emergency can happen any time. Thankfully, most Delta Dental plans work anywhere in the United States. Some plans even cover emergency care out of the country. What is a dental emergency? There […]

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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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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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Oral Health Is About More Than Your Mouth

Making your oral health a priority can safeguard your overall health and well-being. That’s because many oral diseases can influence health conditions outside the mouth and vice versa. The relationship between your mouth and the rest of your body is called the ‘mouth-body connection.’ Here’s why it’s so important for your overall health to maintain […]

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oven roasted beet fries

Mouth-Healthy Recipe: Savory Roasted Beet Fries

Replace those same old French fries with beet fries. You’ll not only consume fewer cavity-causing carbs but you’ll also enjoy a hearty, sweet, surprisingly delicious comfort food.  Even kids will love this fun, healthy way to add a superfood to your family’s diet. And you’ll love what beets do for your smile because they can […]

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Mouth-Healthy Cookbook for Total & Oral Health

When we think about eating our favorite foods, we smile. The familiar flavors of a family recipe or the yummy ingredients at our favorite restaurants make us feel happy. That’s because the foods we eat are deeply tied to our memories, our culture and they’re important to nourishing our bodies and supporting oral and overall […]

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Your A to Z Guide to Vitamins & Minerals for Great Oral Health

What’s the first thing you think about when it comes to maintaining a healthy mouth? Brushing your teeth twice a day? Maybe it’s flossing daily. Or seeing your dentist regularly. Of course, those are all vital to good oral health. But have you considered how important your diet and nutrition are to a healthy smile? […]

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Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Bobby Raber

Say hello to Dr. Bobby Raber of Dr. Bobby L Raber Pediatric Dentistry in Prescott, Arizona! Dr. Raber is a pediatric dentist who specializes in dentistry for infants, children, teens, and special needs patients. Dr. Raber’s practice focuses on preventive care and treatment to help each child grow a healthy smile and form healthy habits […]

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Foundation Spotlight: Esperança’s Oral Health Program

Cavities, sometimes known as “caries” or tooth decay, are one of the most common chronic diseases among children in the United States. In fact, about 1 in 5 children aged 5 to 11 years old have at least one untreated cavity. In Arizona, that number is even higher. More than half of Arizona’s kindergarten children […]

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Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Sophie Baird

Say hello to Dr. Sophie Baird of Pima Pediatric Dentistry in Tucson, Arizona! Dr. Sophie is a pediatric dentist who specializes in behavioral management for children and finding ways to make each visit to the dentist a comfortable experience for kids and caregivers. Dr. Sophie grew up in the Ivory Coast, West Africa and Nice, […]

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