7 Ways to Score Free Dental for Seniors on Medicare

Jennifer E. Engen

Affording dental work can be tough if you’re an older American on Medicare. That’s because Original Medicare — which covers a majority of beneficiaries — doesn’t include routine dental care. Congress is considering whether to add dental coverage to Medicare as part of a $3.5 trillion social spending package — […]

Tips to improve kids’ dental health

Jennifer E. Engen

Dental and oral wellbeing is an important part of your general health and well-being. Bad habits regarding oral cleanliness can prompt dental problems and gum infections and are likewise connected to coronary illness, disease, and diabetes. Maintaining oral hygiene is a lifetime responsibility. The sooner one learns to follow steps […]

Delta Dental expands dental health ASL program

Jennifer E. Engen

The Tooth Fairy Experience  is expanding its American Sign Language (ASL) program in which the program’s first male Tooth Fairy – who is a certified American Sign Language interpreter and licensed occupational therapist – presents to students. Launching this April, ASL presentations will be available across the state. April 15th marks […]

How Does COVID-19 Affect Dental Health?

Jennifer E. Engen

COVID-19 is predominantly a respiratory disease. But many people have reported symptoms that go beyond the respiratory system, including those affecting the mouth. There’s still a lot to learn about the connection between COVID-19 and a variety of different symptoms. But some studies on how and why COVID-19 and dental […]

Dental Health Tips for Caregivers

Jennifer E. Engen

Oral health is an integral part of everyone’s overall health. However, daily management of good oral hygiene is not always easy or possible for everyone. Children, as well as older and the disabled, often are not capable of good dental hygiene. In these instances, caregivers are vital in maintaining oral […]