More Exercise + Healthy Weight = Less Gum Disease

by Jason 3/27/2014 8:00 AM

A study in the Journal of Periodontology found that increasing your physical activity leads to healthier teeth and gums. During the trial, researchers measured the body mass index (BMI), body fat percentage and maximal oxygen consumption in a group of volunteers. ... more...

National Toothache Day: Learn What Causes, Cures and Prevents Tooth Pain

by Jason 2/6/2014 8:00 AM

Believe it or not, there’s a national holiday to honor – of all things – the toothache. It’s true. February 9th is National Toothache Day. Though the origin of this day remains a mystery, it’s one of those unusual days that is celebrated.... more...

Good Health Starts Here - What It Means and Why We Believe It

by Jason 3/14/2013 8:00 AM

At Delta Dental, we know that oral health is an essential part of overall health.

Research continues to make significant discoveries in the links between oral and overall health. Studies are showing potential associations between gum disease and conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, complications of pregnancy, Alzheimer’s and certain cancers.

And we know that almost half of adults over 30 have some form of gum disease.
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