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  • Don't miss this back-to-school essential
    Aug. 6, 2019

    Don't miss this back-to-school essential

    Children’s Oral Health

    While you may be busy getting ready to send your children back to school, life will likely get even busier once school starts. That’s why now is a good time to schedule a dental visit for your children. It’s not only good for their health, but it may even be required by law. Dental screening requirements help emphasize the importance of oral health to children and their caregivers and help prepare them for the school year.

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  • How your mouth influences your health from head to toe
    Aug. 5, 2019

    How your mouth influences your health from head to toe

    General oral health

    A healthy smile improves social interactions, communication and the ability to perform well in work and school. But there are many more reasons to maintain great oral health. The National Academy of Medicine reports that oral health is connected to good overall health and oral diseases can exacerbate health problems outside of the mouth.

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  • Don't Ignore this Crucial Oral Health Check
    May 7, 2019

    Don't Ignore this Crucial Oral Health Check

    General oral health

    A surprising number of Americans ignore this crucial health check. Your dental checkup is not only good for your health, it’s also good for your wallet. Preventive services, like checkups, are 100 percent covered by most dental plans. Yet, many people leave money on the table by not going to their dentist often.

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  • Four dental benefit promotional ideas most employers don't know
    Apr. 16, 2019

    Four dental benefit promotional ideas most employers don't know

    Dental benefit information

    You offer dental benefits to help your employees enjoy good oral and overall health. But they are also a valuable differentiator in recruiting and retaining top talent in a tight labor market. Dental coverage offers flexible, affordable benefits that your employees want.

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  • Top Reasons for American Adults' Unexpected Trip to Dentist
    Jun. 4, 2018

    Top Reasons for American Adults' Unexpected Trip to Dentist

    General oral health

    Pain in mouth is leading cause of unplanned visit to dental chair reveals Delta Dental survey The midyear mark is fast approaching. Have you had a dental exam this year? According to a recent national survey from Delta Dental, many adults do not seek out proactive dental care and confess to visiting the dentist less... More »

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  • Zucchini-Oatmeal Cookies
    Mar. 10, 2017

    Zucchini-Oatmeal Cookies

    Recipes

    Ingredients: ½ cup butter ¾ cup Stevia or other sugar substitute 1 egg ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1 ½ cups grated zucchini 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup quick cooking oats 1 cup granola 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In... More »

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  • Five tips to keep your sweet tooth healthy this holiday season
    Dec. 21, 2015

    Five tips to keep your sweet tooth healthy this holiday season

    General oral health

    The holidays are a time for friends and family, but also for indulging in those inevitable seasonal sweets. Enjoying goodies is all part of the holiday fun, and Delta Dental of Illinois is offering some snacking tips so you don't end up at the dentist with cavities after the New Year. “While not going overboard on... More »

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  • Grin for Kids
    Jan. 13, 2015

    Grin for Kids

    Children’s Oral Health

    Delta Dental of Illinois proudly announces Grin for Kids, a special edition of Grin! Magazine. Grin for Kids features a variety of helpful and educational articles centered around the importance of good oral health for children. From a fun, healthy recipe to craft projects you can do with your children, there are plenty of kid-friendly... More »

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  • Teeth Whitening: Risks and Rewards
    Jun. 17, 2014

    Teeth Whitening: Risks and Rewards

    General oral health

    To achieve a brighter, whiter smile, more people are considering teeth-whitening methods. These lift stains and improve discoloration. Over time, teeth may darken because of tobacco use or drinking coffee, tea, or red wine regularly. The food you eat can also cause tinted teeth. Foods like blackberries and carrots tend to deposit stains on the... More »

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