Oral Health Products You Shouldn't Leave in a Hot Car

Is leaving your water bottle in a hot car dangerous? What about your toothpaste and toothbrush? Find out the top 3 items you should never leave in your car during the hot summer months.

Mouth-Healthy Recipe:
Mix-and-Match Fruit Popsicles

Popsicles are everyone's favorite ice-cold summer delight. Unfortunately, most popsicles are loaded with added sugar and artificial dyes. Instead of avoiding sweets all summer, try this fruit pop recipe to please both your teeth and taste buds!

Smile Safety Tips for
Summer Swimmers

Many kids - and their parents - don't realize that a lot of dental emergencies can happen near the swimming pool. Encourage your kids to follow these simple pool rules to keep them smiling bright all summer long.

Walk Your Way to Better Oral Health

Want to improve your smile? A quick walk may be the answer! In addition to boosting your mood and creativity, walking can have some pretty sweet effects on your oral health.

Dentist Spotlight:
Dr. Timothy Wilson

This month, we introduce you to Delta Dental dentist Dr. Timothy Wilson of  Affiliated Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics (APDO) in Scottsdale. APDO offers treatment starting at age 1 and orthodontic services for all ages.

 Dental Trend: DIY Toothpaste

Some DIY fans are ditching store-bought toothpaste for homemade substitutes. Before you whip up your own, consider the oral health implications and what you might be giving up.

Your Vote Helps Us Brighten Smiles

We are celebrating National Toothbrush Day by giving away 500 toothbrushes to 3 local charities voted on by YOU! Vote for your favorite nonprofit now through National Toothbrush Day (June 26).