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siblings hiking in the woods and eating fall food favorites like freshly picked apples

Fall Food Favorites That Are Good for Your Smile

With temperatures dropping below 100 degrees, us desert dwellers can finally cheer, “It’s fall y’all!” While we might not be busting out our heaviest sweaters or jumping into piles of crunchy leaves, it doesn’t mean we can’t dive into the flavors of fall. Luckily some of the yummiest fall food favorites are good for your […]

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blueberry muffins

Mouth-Healthy Recipe: Blueberry Muffins

You’ll never taste the difference, but these moist, fluffy muffins are healthier because they’re made with whole-wheat flour. And they’re loaded with tasty blueberries — an antioxidant superfood! The blueberries and whole-grain fiber both work to help fight gum disease. The beauty of the classic blueberry muffin is that they can be enjoyed at any […]

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vegetarian burrito bowl with rice, avocado and salsa

Mouth-Healthy Recipe: Vegetarian Burrito Bowl

You can easily make a meatless meal that’s full of flavor and protein. Just spice up your summer menu with the delicious tastes of the season. Black beans make this vegetarian burrito bowl a nutrient powerhouse. In addition to protein, they’re full of calcium, fiber, potassium and antioxidants that can help fight tooth decay and […]

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vegetarian spinach salad feta wrap

Mouth-Healthy Recipe: Spinach Salad Wrap with Feta

“Everything’s better with feta!” And we couldn’t agree more. That’s because feta cheese is lower in calories than many other cheeses and a one ounce serving contains 10% of your daily recommended intake of calcium. Plus, like other full-fat dairy foods, eating it may help reduce overall body fat. Adding a little bit of cheese […]

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Registered Dietician Katrina Samuels

Tips From a Registered Dietician: How to Create Nutritious Meals

Did you know that the foods you eat affect your whole body, including your mouth? It’s true! Spinach and beans keep your teeth strong, and tomatoes can prevent your teeth from coming loose prematurely. It is pretty amazing what a few veggies can do! To help you maintain a healthy diet and meal planning routine, […]

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prosciutto wrapped asparagus

Mouth-Healthy Recipe: Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

Asparagus is at its peak flavor in the spring. And it’s even tastier when wrapped in delicately sweet and salty prosciutto and topped with savory Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese. This easy-to-make recipe is perfect for an appetizer or side dish. Not only is it packed with flavor, but it’s also full of vitamins A and C, phosphorus […]

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Chef Aurore De Beauduy-Yasinsky of Sapiens Paleo Kitchen

Scottsdale Paleo Chef’s Passion Is Preventing Disease

Here at Delta Dental of Arizona we love sharing unique and doable ways to take charge of your overall and oral health. From proper flossing techniques to mouth-healthy recipes that leave you smiling, it’s little daily habits that add to a lifetime of good health. One of the easiest ways to improve your overall and […]

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chef Alex Stratta's minestrone soup

Chef Alex Stratta Makes Vegetables the ‘Main Attraction’

The hospitality industry runs deep in chef Alex Stratta’s blood. Not only has his family worked in restaurants and hotels for decades, but he also began an award-winning career at a young age. In 1989, Stratta took on an executive chef role at The Phoenician resort in Scottsdale and subsequently spent 16 years in the […]

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bowl of kimchi soup

Mouth-Healthy Recipe: Kimchi Soup

Bring a tasty new kick to soup season with this spicy Korean concoction. Kimchi soup is sure to warm you up and keep you full this winter. While it’s packed with healthy ingredients, it’s best known for being a great source of probiotics, which may have beneficial effects on oral health. Dental probiotics, just like the […]

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spicy roasted chickpeas

Mouth-Healthy Recipe: Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Did you know chickpeas aren’t really peas? They’re garbanzo beans! And their nutty taste makes them perfect for snacking any time — like while you watch your favorite flicks. These low-calorie, spicy roasted chickpeas are packed with fiber and protein, so you’ll get full without binging while you binge-watch. They’re also rich in teeth-strengthening phosphorus […]

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