In today’s health-conscious world, people are seeking cleaner dining options and wellness-centered activities. Consumer reports from the past couple of years have noted a rise in vegetable-forward dishes, as well as varied food options for those with dietary restrictions or different dietary preferences. Continue reading Four unexpected foods that are good for your smile, and two you should avoid
Category: Fun Facts
Captain Supertooth Celebrates National Superhero Day with New Website
Delta Dental of Oklahoma’s Captain Supertooth is now accepting bookings for free, 30-minute live shows on the newly redesigned website: CaptainSuperTooth.com. Coinciding with National Superhero Day on April 28, Captain Supertooth’s website offers ‘Super Tips’ for parents and kids, Captain Supertooth sighting photos and performance booking forms.
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Tooth Fairy Payouts Fall Nationwide
It looks like the Tooth Fairy tightened her money bag nationwide this year after an all-time high payout in 2016. However, a December poll showed the average Tooth Fairy gift in the southern region, which includes Oklahoma, was $4.12; up from the South’s 2015-2016 average of $3.63.
DDOK President and CEO Guest on State Chamber of Oklahoma Program
John Gladden, president and CEO of Delta Dental of Oklahoma (DDOK), appeared on the State Chamber of Oklahoma’s Business Roundtable program. Continue reading DDOK President and CEO Guest on State Chamber of Oklahoma Program
Delta Dental of Oklahoma Makes List of Best Places to Work in Oklahoma
Delta Dental of Oklahoma (DDOK) has been selected as one of the Best Places to Work in Oklahoma for 2017. Continue reading Delta Dental of Oklahoma Makes List of Best Places to Work in Oklahoma
Oklahoma Dentist Publishes Children’s Book
Dr. Jeannie Bath, Dental Director at Good Shepherd Ministries OKC, has been telling the story of The Three Little Teeth to students for many years. Now, with the help of her brother, Jameson McGee, the story has been illustrated and published.
Tooth Fairy Tales from Around the World
Your tooth is loose. So you connect a string from tooth to doorknob, slam the door and bam, it’s out. Now what? In the United States, the tooth goes under the pillow and a magical fairy flutters down at night and replaces the tooth with some major coinage (actually, $3.19, today’s average going rate for a tooth). But around the world, this story isn’t quite the same. Continue reading Tooth Fairy Tales from Around the World
George Washington’s Teeth Were Not Made of Wood
And he never chopped down that cherry tree either. These legends have stood for centuries. But they’re just myths. It’s likely that the ivory in his dentures became stained over time, giving them a wooden complexion. But false teeth made of wood? That’s simply … false. Continue reading George Washington’s Teeth Were Not Made of Wood
Groundhogs and Other Animals with Interesting Teeth
In honor of Groundhog Day and Punxsutawney Phil, Delta Dental is filling you in on some facts about groundhogs… and their teeth. Continue reading Groundhogs and Other Animals with Interesting Teeth