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Videos about dental wellness - Delta Dental Insurance

Videos about dental wellness

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Our collection of educational videos covers a variety of oral health topics. Watch them to improve your knowledge on mind-body wellness, dental care and more.

Dentistry decoded: cleanings

Time: 01:13
What happens during a dental cleaning?

Dentistry decoded: exams

Time: 01:10
What happens during a dental exam?

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Topic: Preventive care

Dentistry decoded: fillings

Time: 01:11
Getting a tooth filled? Here’s what to expect.

Dentistry decoded: x-rays

Time: 01:24
Why get dental x-rays? Here’s what you need to know.

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Topic: Preventive care

Dentistry decoded: scaling and planing

Time: 01:08
Scaling and root planing is a straightforward procedure for treating gum disease. It may also be called a deep cleaning.

Dentistry decoded: specialists

Time: 01:06
General dentists aren’t the only kind of dentist. Learn the difference between an endodontist, a periodontist and more.

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Topic: Conditions & treatments

Dentistry decoded: root canals

Time: 01:06
Need a root canal? Here’s what you can expect.

Dentistry decoded: teething troubles

Time: 01:13
Got a teething baby? Here’s what to do and what not to do.

Dentistry decoded: nervous habits

Time: 01:08
Some nervous habits are bad news for your teeth. Here’s why — and what you can do instead.

Dentistry decoded: senior oral health

Time: 01:15
Getting older increases your risk of certain dental problems. Here’s what seniors need to know to stay healthy.

Dentistry decoded: temperature sensitivity

Time: 01:07
Are your teeth sensitivity to hot and cold? Find out what you can do to relieve the pain.

Preventive care for a healthy smile

Time: 02:00
Brushing and flossing properly can help you maintain your healthy smile.

Preventive dental care: beyond the basics

Time: 03:28
You know to brush and floss daily and visit the dentist regularly. Learn what else you can do to keep your teeth and gums looking their best.

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 Preventive dental care: Beyond the basics (PDF, 55KB)

Avoid gum disease with good oral hygiene

Time: 02:00
Tooth decay is one of the most common diseases in the world. It's caused by bacteria that live in the plaque that builds up on your teeth.

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Topic: Conditions & treatments

Diet and your dental health

Time: 02:58
There are good foods and bad foods but timing can make all the difference in maintaining your dental health.

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 Diet and your dental health (PDF, 43KB)

The medical-dental connection

Time: 02:55
The mouth and the body are connected – more than 120 conditions may be detected in the early stages by a dentist.

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 The medical–dental connection (PDF, 45KB)

Caring for teeth with braces

Time: 03:12

Learn good oral hygiene practices for a bright, healthy smile after your braces are removed.

Video quiz:
 Caring for teeth with braces (PDF, 42KB)