Dental trend spotlight

The truth about xylitol

How does this sweetener compare to sugar? And can it really prevent cavities?

Learn more about xylitol

6 holiday tips for teeth

The holidays are here! Stay smiling with these easy tips for healthy teeth.

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Recipe: Chicken and wild rice soup

This flavorful soup will warm you up and fill you up. If chicken soup is good for the soul, it's also good for your mouth, thanks to tooth-building calcium and phosphorus and gum-supporting vitamin C.

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Why do my teeth hurt in winter?

Here’s why cold weather can make sensitive teeth worse.

Find out why

Your guide to dental implants

How do implants work? We've got the details.

Take a closer look at implants

How your mental health affects your teeth

Here's what happens when your teeth feel blue.

Understand the impact of depression

1,000 years of braces

Humans have long realized that proper alignment of teeth is an important part of oral health, but techniques for straightening teeth have changed dramatically.

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5 New Year's resolutions

Add these resolutions to your list.

Try these resolutions

How pre-treatment estimates work

The next time you need a dental treatment, you don’t have to be left in the dark wondering how much the bill will be.  

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10 reasons to smile

These 10 wintry to-do's are sure to make you grin!

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All about mobile

Accessing your dental benefits information is easier than ever with Delta Dental Mobile! Our completely revamped app features a brand new, easy-to-use design. 

Why download the app

Book a cleaning on your phone

Scheduling an appointment with your dentist just got easier! Thanks to the latest update to Delta Dental’s mobile app, all it takes is a few swipes and taps.

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Dr. Kohn on seasonal depression

Do you feel down in lousy weather? Here's what seasonal affective disorder (SAD) means for your teeth.

Understand SAD

Know your oral health score

Do you have a couple of minutes? Great! You have all the time you need to receive a free oral health report for yourself or your children to share with your dentist.

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Crazy for cranberries

Cranberries are full of disease-fighting antioxidants, but do you know how they get that way? Discover the cranberry’s long journey from vine to store to table.