Delano Dental's Blog

Welcome to the Delano Dental blog! We strive to provide the most current information about dental health. We periodically post information on the blog about news and events happening within our practice. We also share educational articles about dental topics that are important to our patients.

Dietary Decisions for Better Dental Health

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When you think about the facts that one out of every four Americans is living with untreated tooth decay, and 66% of American adults over the age of 45 have lost at least one tooth because of a cavity, it makes sense to think carefully about what you can do to protect your teeth. Brushing […]

Chew on these Dental Facts

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You’d expect the top dentists in Delano to know a whole lot about the teeth—and they do. But can the dentist know everything there is to know about teeth? Maybe and maybe not. Try stumping your dentist with this dental trivia at your next visit: How many muscles does it take to smile? Only 17! […]

Delano Dental Hosts Blood Drive

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Hold the sweat and tears- we just want your blood! Delano Dental will host an inaugural blood drive on Feb. 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and we need your help to make it a success. We hope to make this an annual event. Members of our staff will donate blood that day, and […]

Dental Implants for Every Smile

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For more than 20 years, you’ve been hearing that dental implants are the best way to replace your missing teeth. Dentists in Delano are recommending dental implants for just about any adult who has ever lost a tooth. It’s a procedure that has a proven record of success and it has earned that approval of […]

Should You Take Antibiotics Before Your Next Dental Appointment?

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We generally think about antibiotics as the solution when bacterial infections have developed within the body, but did you know that antibiotics can also be used to prevent life-threatening infections from occurring in the first place? Prior to certain medical or dental procedures, antibiotics can be used to prevent certain bacteria from entering the bloodstream and […]

Delano Dental Screens for Oral Cancer on Every Patient

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Oral Cancer Screening is Part of the Job Just the name “Oral Cancer” might make your stomach drop, and we understand why! It sounds scary and also probably isn’t something you think about regularly. Luckily, you’re in good hands with the staff at Delano Dental because we screen for oral cancer every year. You may […]