1. Top 3 Reasons Your Teeth Love Turkey Day

    November 24, 2014

    Reasons Teeth Love Thanksgiving 300x199 Top 3 Reasons Your Teeth Love Turkey DayFamily, fellowship and food are just a few of the reasons why we love Thanksgiving. While the food may be flowing at the Turkey Day table, the smiles are too! Believe it or not, your teeth love Thanksgiving just as much as you. Here are the Top 3 Reasons Your Teeth Love Turkey Day: (more…)

  2. Turn Pregnancy Symptoms into a Smile

    November 20, 2014

    Pregnancy Symptoms into a Smile Horizontal 300x249 Turn Pregnancy Symptoms into a SmileDid you just find out you’re pregnant? If so, congratulations on your bouncing baby to be! If you’re still trying, this month may be the time for you. According to a recent study conducted by the CDC, November is the month of the year women are most likely to get pregnant. (more…)

  3. Using Dental Benefits Out of State: A Go-To Guide

    November 18, 2014

    Dental Benefits Out of State 300x199 Using Dental Benefits Out of State: A Go To Guide Thanksgiving marks the unofficial start of the holiday season, as well as the busiest travel time of the year. If you’re one of the many Americans traveling to spend time with loved ones, you’re probably already in the planning mode. (more…)

  4. Happy #Grinsgiving!

    November 13, 2014

    Grinsgiving Blog Photo 01 300x72 Happy #Grinsgiving!Every year around turkey time, we’re asked, “What are you thankful for?” There are plenty of reasons to give thanks, but we want to know what makes you smile this Thanksgiving season. Is there a family tradition that makes you grin? What about a delicious dish?  (more…)

  5. Something to Smile About: The Positives of Perfect Posture

    November 11, 2014

    Benefits of Perfect Posture 300x199 Something to Smile About: The Positives of Perfect PostureSlouchy may be a good look for boots and boyfriend jeans, but it’s not a good look for your posture. Standing or sitting in the right position affects more than your looks – it can impact your body and smile. (more…)

  6. Get A Closer Look for X-Ray Day [INFOGRAPHIC]

    November 6, 2014

    X Ray Day Infographic 01 384x1024 Get A Closer Look for X Ray Day [INFOGRAPHIC]

    On November 8th, we celebrate the anniversary X-ray’s discovery, also known as X-Ray Day. (more…)

  7. Dental Benefit Basics: Common Terms Defined

    November 4, 2014

    Dental Benefit Basics Common Terms Defined 300x207 Dental Benefit Basics: Common Terms DefinedIf dental benefit terms confuse you, you’re in good company. A 2013 survey found that 51 percent of U.S. adults were unable to accurately identify common health insurance terms. In order to better understand dental benefits, it’s important to start with the basics. That’s why we’re breaking down four commonly confused dental definitions – plain and simple. (more…)

  8. Six Healthy Halloween Treats That Won’t Make You Roll Your Eyes

    October 30, 2014

    6 Healthy Treats for Halloween 300x199 Six Healthy Halloween Treats That Won’t Make You Roll Your Eyes As a dental benefits company, we obviously care a great deal about dental health. That being said, we know candy isn’t exactly the best thing for your teeth. But who are we to deprive you of Halloween? Trick-or-treating is a tradition that’s here to stay. (more…)

  9. Treat Yourself: It’s National Chocolate Day!

    October 28, 2014

     Treat Yourself: Its National Chocolate Day!Everything’s better with chocolate…especially today for National Chocolate Day!   (more…)

  10. FIND: Fulfilling Iowa’s Need for Dentists

    October 23, 2014

    Screen Shot 2014 09 30 at 10.33.21 AM FIND: Fulfilling Iowa’s Need for DentistsDelta Dental of Iowa is proud to partner with FIND – Fulfilling Iowa’s Need for Dentists. (more…)

  11. 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…)

  12. 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…)