What Does the Color of Your Tongue Mean?

Your tongue color can say something about your overall health. A healthy tongue can range in color from light pink to light red. If your tongue is a different color for more than a day or two, it could be a sign of a health problem.

Mouth-Healthy Recipe:
Warm Blueberry Muffins

You’ll never taste the difference, but these moist, fluffy muffins are healthier because they’re made with whole-wheat flour. And they’re loaded with tasty blueberries — an antioxidant superfood! The blueberries and whole-grain fiber both work to help fight gum disease.

Avoid These 5 Frightful Dental Tricks

From vampire fangs to DIY whitening, some dental trends may have frightening consequences. Learn which homemade hacks can lead to serious damage to teeth and gums.

Can Drinking Soda Damage Your Teeth?

The debate continues. Should you call that fizzy carbonated drink pop or soda? Whichever side you’re on, there’s one thing that’s not up for debate: Soda is not good for your health. Learn the ways soda (including diet soda) can harm your smile and how to minimize the damage.

How Often Should You Visit the Dentist?

The frequency that you visit your dentist should be based on several factors. This includes your current oral health condition, oral hygiene habits, general health status and medical conditions. Learn how to assess your risk for oral health problems and determine how often you should see the dentist.

Delta Dental Foundation Supports Senior Smiles

Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation recently partnered with Banner – University Medical Center to create the new Hospital Oral Care and Periodontal Disease Education (HOPE) program. The program will provide oral health protocols to patients aged 65+ and adults with disabilities.
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