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  • The Role a Dentist Plays in Your Child's Oral Health
    Jan. 8, 2019

    The Role a Dentist Plays in Your Child's Oral Health

    Children’s Oral Health

    Schedules may get hectic with school, extracurricular activities and homework, but making it to the dentist is always worth it. Dentists play a central role in children’s oral health that goes beyond checking teeth for cavities. The most obvious benefit dentists provide is preventive care through regular exams and cleanings. During these appointments, dentists or hygienists remove plaque and tartar to prevent the formation of cavities, which is one of the most common chronic diseases in childhoo

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  • Common Dental Procedures for Kids
    Aug. 18, 2017

    Common Dental Procedures for Kids

    Children’s Oral Health

    Parents worry about their kids' overall health and oral health more than their own. Understanding how your dental benefits cover preventive procedures can help start your children on a path to a lifetime of healthy smiles. When it comes to keeping kids' mouths healthy, routine oral health habits – such as brushing twice a day,... More »

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  • Love Your Smile: Practice Preventive Care
    Feb. 10, 2017

    Love Your Smile: Practice Preventive Care

    General oral health

    Show your smile some love by giving it what it really needs: preventive dental care. Regular preventive care can help you avoid costly and serious dental problems and keep your smile healthy. Of course, it's important to maintain a daily routine of brushing twice daily and flossing once a day. But here are some other... More »

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  • Kids at Higher Risk of Cavities Skipping Needed Preventive Treatments
    Jan. 20, 2016

    Kids at Higher Risk of Cavities Skipping Needed Preventive Treatments

    Children’s Oral Health

    Delta Dental Study of 97 Million Claims Details Many of Nation's Children Not Taking Crucial Preventive Measures A landmark study of more than 97 million dental claims, conducted by Delta Dental Plans Association, found about two-thirds of children who are at higher risk of developing cavities aren't getting recommended preventive dental care.1 Delta Dental's Preventive Dental... More »

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  • How Dental Hygienists Help with Healthy Smiles
    Oct. 5, 2015

    How Dental Hygienists Help with Healthy Smiles

    General oral health

    At most dental offices, your dentist isn't the only person working to make sure your smile stays healthy. Dental hygienists play a critical in making sure you receive efficient, quality care. The range of services provided by your hygienist may vary from office to office, but here are some of the things they may do.1... More »

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  • Celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month!
    Feb. 2, 2015

    Celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month!

    Children’s Oral Health

    Though big holidays and celebrations like Valentine's Day, Presidents Day and Mardi Gras occur in the month of February, one of the most important events goes on all month long: National Children's Dental Health Month. One of the best things you can do for your children is to give them a good foundation on which... More »

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