Oral Health Resources

Research shows that having dental benefits and taking advantage of those benefits with regular visits to your dentist is vital to maintaining your overall health. More than 120 diseases may be first detected by a dental exam because symptoms often appear first inside the mouth. Gum disease is the body’s response to the bacteria in the mouth and certain health issues, such as those listed below, may be linked to these infections.*


Oral health terms glossary

Look up common oral health terms in our glossary. 

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Searchable oral health library

Protect your employees' smiles with information on just about any topic with our oral health library. Members can search their desired topic or browse through oral health categories.

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Coloring book

Having trouble getting your kids interested in oral health? Download the Delta Dental coloring book for word searches, word scrambles, coloring pages and more!

*Oral Manifestations of Systemic Disease. American Academy of Family Physicians, www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1201/p1381.html