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  • Five tips to keep teeth healthy this summer
    Jun. 8, 2015

    Five tips to keep teeth healthy this summer

    Children’s Oral Health

    Summer is great for slowing down and relaxing with friends and family, but Delta Dental of Illinois reminds Illinoisans that it isn't the time to take a break from good oral health habits. “Daily routines usually become more relaxed during the summer months, but keeping up on healthy habits is still important,” said Katina Spadoni,... More »

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  • Eat Healthy for a Healthy Mouth
    Mar. 3, 2015

    Eat Healthy for a Healthy Mouth

    General oral health

    March marks the beginning of spring and is National Nutrition Month.  With the renewal that spring brings, it is the perfect time to evaluate your diet and make sure you are getting vital nutrients that are essential to your overall health as well as your oral health.  To help you have a healthy body and... More »

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  • Bust Bad Habits for Good
    Jan. 2, 2014

    Bust Bad Habits for Good

    General oral health

    It's the New Year – a time for resolutions, fresh beginnings and saying “goodbye” to the bad habits of yesteryear. As the countdown starts, don't drop the ball on your oral health. This year, resolve to do good by your mouth by ramping up your oral health habits and banishing bad behaviors once and for... More »

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  • Rethink Your Hydration Drinks
    Sep. 10, 2013

    Rethink Your Hydration Drinks

    General oral health

    After a hard workout or even just to quench your thirst after routine activities, do you immediately reach for a sports drink? You know, the kind that often come in flavors such as “lemon-lime” and “fruit punch.” Since those beverages usually contain large amounts of sugar and acids, they are more likely to harm tooth... More »

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  • Summer Snacks: Give Your Kids Healthy Choices
    Jul. 2, 2013

    Summer Snacks: Give Your Kids Healthy Choices

    General oral health

    Summer is in full swing bringing warmer weather, more free time and frequently, summertime snacking. If you want to keep your family's teeth healthy, keep track of what and how often you eat. Bacteria in the mouth changes sugars from food your family eats into acids. These acids attack teeth enamel and can lead to... More »

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  • Summertime Safety
    Jun. 4, 2013

    Summertime Safety

    General oral health

    Summer is typically a relaxing time of year, but just because you're taking it easy in the sunshine doesn't mean you can ease up on oral health care. In fact, there are a few things you should be even more vigilant about in the summer. Slather on SPF And we don't just mean your arms... More »

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  • The Fluoride Effect
    Apr. 25, 2013

    The Fluoride Effect

    General oral health

    Nearly 45% of caregivers do not know if their water supply is fluoridated. And although 75% of people in the United States with access to community water supplies enjoy the benefits of fluoride, there are still some communities that choose not to add the mineral to their water. To find out the fluoridation status of... More »

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  • Fluoridated Water still Remains a Great Oral Health Benefit
    Apr. 9, 2013

    Fluoridated Water still Remains a Great Oral Health Benefit

    General oral health

    Have you had your dose of fluoride in your water today? According to the 2013 Delta Dental of Illinois Children's Oral Health Survey, 64% of caregivers say bottled water is better than or equally as good as tap water for children's oral health. This opinion is at odds with evidence-based dentistry and more than six... More »

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  • Don't Let Your Bad Breath Make You an April Fool
    Apr. 4, 2013

    Don't Let Your Bad Breath Make You an April Fool

    General oral health

    Bad breath is no joke. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to stop stinky breath before it starts. Here's how you can avoid being an April Fool every day. Watch what you eat You probably already know that certain foods can give you foul breath long after the plates have been cleared.... More »

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