Delta Dental & Vision Health

To support parents and caregivers in creating a path to better health and wellness, Delta Dental of Arizona is proud to present this dental and vision health resource guide, offering answers to frequently asked questions, tips to prevent oral and eye diseases, and new ways Delta Dental of Arizona is helping care for the entire family.

How To Make Sure Your Child isn’t the 1 in 4 with an Undetected...

It is hard to imagine that newborn babies can only see about eight to 12 inches away, with anything beyond all a blur. It is even harder to imagine just how crucial a strong...

Delta Dental of Arizona Increasing Access to Care for Patients with Special Needs

According to the 2023 Delta Dental of Arizona Oral Health Survey, there is a significant increase in the number of individuals (77%) who believe that taking proactive steps to safeguard their oral health leads...

How to Make Flossing Fun for Kids

While they may seem insignificant, baby teeth are vital to the development of a child’s mouth. Flossing should start when the child has two teeth that touch to remove plaque and food debris. Here...

Frequently Asked Questions About Braces

Many parents will at some time in their lives need to consider braces for their child or children, which always comes with a myriad of questions about the treatment. Here are answers to some...

Winter Sports that need Mouth guards

Hockey Close contact and flying pucks are all dangerous to the pearly whites. Wearing a mouthguard protects the teeth, gums and tongue. Skiing and Snowboarding Flying down the slopes with the risk of running into someone, hitting...

Eye Protection and Sports

Whether they are helping judge a sharp turn down the ski slope or when to hit an oncoming pitch, eyes are key players in all sports activities. So, no matter what sport or sports...

Free Cookbook with Recipes Curated by Nutrition, Dental Experts

Neighborhood Outreach Access to Health (NOAH) and Delta Dental of Arizona partnered on a free cookbook made in collaboration with nutritionists and oral health experts featuring nearly two dozen easy-to-make recipes that promote whole-person...

Food for Thought

You are what you eat! There is a direct connection between the foods that toddlers, children, and teens eat and both their oral and eye health. Nutrition and Oral Health A diet rich in lean protein,...

Your Child’s Eyes as they Age

Through a child’s eyes, the world can be full of wonder, where everyday objects possess extraordinary powers, and simple pleasures create lasting memories. However, beyond the ability to see the world with spirit and...

Did You Know?

Delta Dental of Arizona has been providing vision benefits across Arizona since 2007. DeltaVision (administered by EyeMed Vision Care) is affordable, convenient vision insurance for individuals, families and businesses. For more information, visit deltadentalaz.com/vision or...

Sugar-Fighting Swaps…

Eating too much sugar at lunch time, or at any meal throughout the day, is bad for kids’ oral and overall health and can leave them feeling sluggish or struggling to focus on. Consider...

Oral Health and Your Kids

Cavities are one of the most common chronic diseases among children in the U.S. About one in five children ages 5 to 11 has at least one untreated cavity. In Arizona, that number is...

Oral Health and Children with Special Needs

Children with special needs are at higher risk for oral health issues for a variety of reasons. Often, medications have high sugar content, causing dry mouth that leads to a buildup of plaque and...

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month at The Children’s Museum of Phoenix

The Children’s Museum of Phoenix and Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation (DDAZF) have partnered to bring oral health programming to the Museum for the month of February – National Children’s Dental Health Month. For...

Let’s Get Social!

Delta Dental of Arizona offers a wealth of information, FAQs, games, recipes, and craft ideas relating to oral and vision health 24/7 on its family-friendly blog, deltadentalazblog.com. And if you’re an educator, Delta Dental has you covered as well! Delta Dental of Arizona has partnered with Arizona PBS Kids on HealthySmileLearning.org, a FREE resource site in both English and Spanish featuring oral health curriculum.

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