1. Suck it Up: When and How to Pass the Paci and Put the Thumb Down

    October 21, 2014

    boy toddler sucking thumb 300x300 Suck it Up: When and How to Pass the Paci and Put the Thumb DownYou’re running late. You’re scrambling to meet a deadline. You’re on the edge of your seat during a scary movie. We’ve all been uncomfortable. What do we do to soothe ourselves? We drink coffee. We bite our nails. We crack our knuckles. We all have habits that help us deal with stress. (more…)

  2. Some Things are Better Solo: Three Reasons to Choose Standalone Dental

    October 16, 2014

    Toothbrush on pile of coinsmoney 300x199 Some Things are Better Solo: Three Reasons to Choose Standalone DentalIf you bundle your cable, Internet and phone services, there’s a good chance you’re going to save money. Buy in bulk at a warehouse and you’ll get more bang for your buck. In most cases, bundling is a smart choice. However, when it comes to bundling dental and medical coverage, standalone dental is the savings king. (more…)

  3. Make Time for Your Teeth

    October 14, 2014

    Make Time for your teeth FEATURE PHOTO 300x100 Make Time for Your Teeth (more…)

  4. Does One Size Fit All? PPO vs. Premier

    October 9, 2014

    Which Delta Dental network is right for you PPO or Premier 300x197 Does One Size Fit All? PPO vs. PremierWhether you’re already a Delta Dental member, a soon-to-be member or a prospective member, you might not know about the dentist networks within Delta Dental. We have two dentist networks – PPO and Premier. So, how does each network function? Sure, we could have a single network, but one size doesn’t fit all. Much like Goldie Locks, it’s important to find the Delta Dental network that’s just right for you. (more…)

  5. Delta Dental of Iowa Supports 2014 Healthiest State Walk

    October 7, 2014

    Delta Dental of Iowa Sponsors Healthiest State Walk 300x300 Delta Dental of Iowa Supports 2014 Healthiest State WalkCan Iowa become the healthiest state in the nation? We think so! (more…)

  6. Exercise: The Fountain of Youth

    September 30, 2014

    older couple stretching together 300x199 Exercise: The Fountain of YouthHave you ever heard the phrase, “You’re as young as you feel?”

    If you find yourself feeling your age, it might be time to get active! Even though there are no roadmaps to good health, starting and maintaining an active schedule can contribute to healthier bones, a healthier body, and yes, a healthier smile. (more…)

  7. Evaluating Dental Plan Options

    September 25, 2014

    Open Enrollment Confusion 01 300x200 Evaluating Dental Plan OptionsDo you have a choice to make about your dental plan? Perhaps your employer offers more than one dental plan – and you’re wondering if there’s a difference.  (more…)

  8. 5 Behaviors to Age Gracefully

    September 18, 2014

    diverse senior women laughing on beach 300x199 5 Behaviors to Age GracefullyWhat do you, a fine wine and George Clooney all have in common? (more…)

  9. Dental Procedures: The ‘Root’ of all Evil?

    September 16, 2014

    dental examinations 300x202 Dental Procedures: The Root of all Evil?Your teeth have been killing you so you head to the dentist to investigate the pain. After your appointment, your dentist gives you the bad news – you have an infected tooth. At this point, it’s safe to say you’re not jumping for joy. (more…)

  10. Talk Like A Pirate; Don’t Treat Your Teeth Like One!

    September 11, 2014

    TLAPD V3 01 341x1024 Talk Like A Pirate; Dont Treat Your Teeth Like One!


  11. Feel the Need: The Need to Prevent Gum Disease

    September 9, 2014

    Top Gums Blog Photo Horizontal 01 300x200 Feel the Need: The Need to Prevent Gum DiseaseIf you don’t already feel the need to prevent gum disease, we’re here to tell you why you should. (more…)

  12. Pre-Treatment Estimates: Your Personal Crystal Ball

    September 4, 2014

    fortune teller and crystal ball Pre Treatment Estimates: Your Personal Crystal BallThink of a pre-treatment estimate like a fortune-teller and crystal ball – it predicts the future of a dental procedure. But unlike fortune-tellers, pre-treatment estimates are accurate. (more…)