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Relieve Cranky Cankers

If you’ve ever had a canker sore, you’re not alone. More than half of the population regularly experience these small, painful ulcers. Less than one centimeter in diameter, canker sores often affect the soft areas of the mouth, including the...

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Why You Need Dental Insurance

Looking for ways to keep your family healthy? Good food, exercise, and regular doctor check-ups are important. So are regular dental visits. They keep your teeth and your body healthy. And you’re twice as likely to visit the dentist if...

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Experiencing Summer Sensitivity?

Although many people love eating snow cones and popsicles in the hot Colorado sun, the thought may bring shivers up your spine. If you’re one of the 50 million Americans who suffer from sensitive teeth, you don’t have to spend...

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Keeping your Child’s Mouth Safe this Summer

The long days and short nights of summer create the perfect conditions for outdoor fun. But it’s also the time of year when youth accidents — including dental-related mishaps — are most common. Swimming Pool Safety Though inherently dangerous, some...

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Is Oil Pulling a Safe Practice?

Oil pulling has been in the news and all over social media recently. The practice of using vegetable-based oil to potentially improve oral health conditions involves holding oil in your mouth to clean your teeth and gums. But don’t jump...

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Find the Right Dentist for You

Moved recently? Child just turned 18? New job with new benefits? Any of these could be a reason to find a new dentist. And if you’re a Delta Dental member, you’re in luck. Delta Dental has the largest network of...

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Pucker Up for International Kissing Day!

July 6 is International Kissing Day! According to Guinness World Records, the longest kiss lasted 58 hours, 35 minutes, and 58 seconds. Would your significant other want to engage in a record-breaking “kissathon”? Follow our kissable tips, and your sweetie...

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Summer Heats up at MLS ¡Futbolito!™

It’s no surprise soccer fever is high right now, with the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team still competing in the 2014 FIFA World Cup™. In Denver things heated up Saturday when approximately 840 Colorado soccer players of all ages, abilities,...

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Choose the Perfect Toothbrush

Like Goldilocks testing for the perfect bowl of porridge, you should choose your toothbrush with care. Is it too soft, too hard, or just right? On National Toothbrush Day, pick the toothbrush that’s right for you. Toothbrushes have been used...

Wisdom teeth 101

Wisdom Teeth 101

We love that our largest molars are called “wisdom teeth.” There are many stories about the origin of the term, but our favorite theory revolves around the literal meaning. Wisdom teeth generally do not erupt until one reaches young adulthood....