All the President’s Teeth

Celebrate President’s Day on February 19! To mark the holiday that honors presidents of the United States, we’re taking a look at a job that comes with a little less fanfare: the presidents’ dentist. If you find it hard to carve time out of your busy day to go to the dentist, imagine how difficult… More »

Salted Edamame

Ingredients: 2 cups fresh or frozen edamame in pods 6 cups water 1 tablespoon coarse salt Directions: Bring water and salt to a boil. Add edamame and cook for 5 minutes or until tender enough to easily pop out of the pods. Drain and toss the pods with salt, then serve warm or cold.

How Dental Benefits Go Beyond Dental Issues

In honor of American Heart Month this February, we’re taking a look at an unexpected way to curb heart disease ­– visiting the dentist. Scheduling a dental appointment isn’t just about taking care of your teeth. Your mouth can reveal a lot about your overall health. Signs and symptoms of dozens of systemic diseases, disorders,… More »

February is Children’s Dental Health Month

Children’s Dental Health Month in February is a great time to focus on the fact that kids’ dental health is just as important as their overall health. With all of parents’ to-do’s, oral health care is oftentimes last on their lists. Establishing routine oral health habits early on is the first step to setting the… More »

Broccoli Cheese Soup

Ingredients: 1 cup milk ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 ½ cups cooked broccoli or broccoli-cauliflower mix 1 teaspoon chopped onion ½ bouillon cube Directions: Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor and puree. Then heat the broccoli mixture in the microwave for five minutes or until warm. Top with extra shredded cheese… More »

Thwart the Back-From-Break Blues

Going back to school after a holiday break can be tough for kids of all ages. It usually means readjusting to old habits, and that should include your child’s oral health care routine. Here are a few ways to make sure your child finishes the remainder of the school year with an A+ in oral… More »

Your Dental Benefits in the New Year

Now that we’ve flipped the calendar to the new year, 2018 planning is underway for many. As you’re organizing your finances and other paperwork, it’s also a great time to check on the status of your dental benefits. First, check to see if your dental benefits renew at the calendar year or the contract year,… More »

Get a Fit Smile This Year!

The new year is a time for picking resolutions and sticking to them (for as long as possible). In addition to working out and eating healthy, why not consider the “fitness” of your teeth? Along with building strong muscles, take these steps to build strong enamel.1 Limit sugary foods and drinks. Bacteria in your mouth… More »

Save Money With Delta Dental PPO℠ Dentists

Between gifts, entertaining, donations and décor, most of us spend more money during the holiday months than we do throughout the rest of the year. Luckily, you can save a little green at dental appointments when you visit a Delta Dental in-network dentist. Delta Dental PPO network dentists have agreed to accept Delta Dental’s PPO… More »