Where's my ID card?
If you’ve been looking for your dental plan ID card, we have good news for you: You don’t need one!
Get ready for open season!
Make your Delta Dental plan selection for 2023 between November 14, 2022 and December 12, 2022 (midnight EST). Coverage becomes effective January 1, 2023.
What should you know about returning to the dentist?
As states have begun relaxing restrictions put in place at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, more people are asking if it’s safe to return to their dentists.
Using teledentistry to manage oral health
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dentists have taken precautions to protect patient health, either by closing their offices temporarily or by establishing certain guidelines for providing care.
Important information for our Government Programs providers about teledentistry
The American Dental Association (ADA) and other government agencies recommend postponing elective procedures at this time. Out of respect for these guidelines and for everyone’s health and safety, please use teledentistry to assess your patients for non-emergency consults, as well as for diagnosing emergency situations, before they come into the office.
A message to Delta Dental customers and patients about the coronavirus
Delta Dental continues to actively monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. We have a strategy in place across our organization to address the issue and to make sure you have the latest information. To help you save time and remain as current as possible, our website and Twitter and Facebook platforms will be kept up to date as the situation evolves. Please continue to check those channels for updates.
4 spring tips for a healthy mouth
Doing some spring cleaning? While you’re busy beating rugs, cleaning curtains and organizing cabinets, don’t forget to check your bathroom counter! Add these four items to your checklist to include dental hygiene in your battle plan.
7 vitamins and minerals your mouth needs
Want healthy teeth and gums? Make sure your diet features these key ingredients. These nutritional building blocks are essential for your dental health.
All about gum disease
Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is a bacterial infection that causes a chronic inflammation of the gums and surrounding tissue. It is the major cause of about 70% of adult tooth loss, affecting nearly 80% of people at some point in their life. Gum disease includes gingivitis (the early stage of gum disease) and periodontitis (a more advanced stage of gum disease).
Give your child a lifetime of smiles
Great oral health can last a lifetime, so make sure your child is on the right track by doing your part. Every stage in a child’s life comes with different dental needs and responsibilities.
5 myths about alcohol consumption and your oral health
Get the facts! Learn the truth about these alcohol and oral health misconceptions.
Keeping your heart healthy with better oral care
Claiming around 610,000 lives each year, heart disease is the No. 1 killer of both men and women in the U.S.¹ Did you know that research has found a link between this deadly disease and the health of your gums?