Delta Dental of New Mexico

Notes from the Tooth Fairy

What toothpaste flavors would toddlers invent? Is chocolate really the best candy for your teeth? Delta Dental has been gathering fun oral health tidbits since 1998 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!

Sweet Science

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!

Download Materials

Need flyers for your group benefit packets, an article for your newsletter, or a video for your presentation? Download all the oral health materials you need in a variety of formats.

 

Marshall Molar's Kid Corner

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, trivia, coloring books, and more.

 

Health News

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 with these useful oral health articles, videos, and more.