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  • Do your kids know what to do in a dental emergency?
    Sep. 1, 2020

    Do your kids know what to do in a dental emergency?

    Children’s Oral Health

    If your child’s mouth is injured, the situation should be addressed immediately to reduce the risk of permanent damage. Since you can’t be with your kids 24/7, it’s important for them to know how to handle a dental emergency. Here’s a guide that can help your kids understand steps to take and the importance of fast action in case of emergency.

  • Keep an Emergency Kit Handy for Dental Injuries
    Jul. 18, 2017

    Keep an Emergency Kit Handy for Dental Injuries

    General oral health

    The warm summer weather inspires people to get outside to enjoy swimming and sports. While fun, these activities also have the potential to cause dental injuries for both kids and adults. It's important to keep dental emergency information, such as dental benefits and dentist phone numbers, handy for yourself and childcare providers in case you... More »

  • No Mouthguard? That's Madness.
    Mar. 23, 2016

    No Mouthguard? That's Madness.

    General oral health

    Certain college basketball teams may be smiling this month as they advance further in the big tournament – but if they don't wear mouthguards, those smiles won't last long. Players who don't use mouth protection may think the likelihood of a mouth injury is small, but earlier this season, two NBA players inadvertently made the... More »

  • How to Handle Tooth Trauma
    Aug. 6, 2013

    How to Handle Tooth Trauma

    General oral health

    Accidents happen, but quick actions can save smiles As children head back to school, it is important to remember that dental emergencies can happen any time, any place. According to the 2013 Delta Dental Children's Oral Health Survey, 1 out of 10 children ages 10 or 11 have had a tooth emergency such as a... More »