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: Oral Health Tips
5 Oral Health Tips for Seniors
May is National Older Americans Month. Adults over 65 visit the dentist less than any other age group, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, as we age our bodies require more care and are at greater risk for disease than when we were younger. Below are six tips for seniors for maintaining good oral health habits and attitudes. Continue reading 5 Oral Health Tips for Seniors
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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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.
Word of Mouth
April is Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month
Cancers of the mouth, head and neck are expected to claim 9,570 American lives this year, and more than 600,000 new cases of oral cancer will be diagnosed worldwide.
Healthy Easter Treats
Cadbury eggs. Chocolate bunnies. Marshmallow Peeps. It’s Easter Candy 101. Sure, the mingling of milk chocolate, marshmallows and fondant filling is downright delicious. But it’s also detrimental to your dental hygiene.
Time for a dental spring cleaning
When was the last time you went to the dentist?
If you answered “more than six months ago,” it’s about time you made an appointment. Continue reading Time for a dental spring cleaning
Does Drinking Through a Straw Help Your Teeth?
Children’s Dental Health Month
From birth through the teenage years, parents must heed their children’s evolving dental needs. Developing healthy habits and visiting the dentist regularly helps children get a good start on a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. Continue reading Children’s Dental Health Month
5 Easy Ways to Get Your Kids to Brush and Floss
Oral hygiene. To kids, it can seem like more of a chore than their actual chores. Even though it takes just a few minutes each day, most kids would rather brush off brushing and flossing their teeth. But with a few simple tips, you can give your kids a reason to smile when it comes to their dental habits. Continue reading 5 Easy Ways to Get Your Kids to Brush and Floss