Delta Dental of North Carolina
Oral Cancer: We Need to Talk About It
The new face of oral cancer is getting younger and sadly, the fastest growing segment of newly diagnosed cases is non-smoking, young adults. Learn how to reduce your risk.
Notes from the Tooth Fairy
What toothpaste flavors would toddlers invent? Is chocolate really the best candy for your teeth? Since 1998, Delta Dental has been gathering fun oral health tidbits in The Original Tooth Fairy Poll.
Play Hard, Protect your Teeth
An athlete is 60 times more likely to suffer a dental injury when not wearing a mouth guard. Not only can mouth guards prevent a dental emergency, they can help protect you from lasting injury.
The Connection: Oral Health and Overall Health
Did you know that stroke, heart disease and low birth-weight can all be tied to gum disease? Perfect reason to get checked out today!
All lollipops are bad for your teeth, right? Wrong! A recent study found that sugar-free lollipops containing licorice root extract significantly reduced the bacteria that cause tooth decay. Sweet!
It’s never too soon to teach kids about oral health! Educate kids about good dental hygiene and what it’s like to visit the dentist with fun games, coloring books, and more.
Tongue piercing. Fluoride. Dental Emergencies. Learn why you shouldn’t pierce your tongue, what community water fluoridation has done for society, and how to handle a dental emergency and more with these useful oral health articles and videos.
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