A hometown newspaper with a local office, local owners & lots of local news

Delta delivers dental health kits

February was Children’s Dental Health Month in Minnesota.

Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation delivered more than 50,000 dental health kits and educational materials to first-graders across the state through its Smiles@School program. Schools included most elementary schools in Carlton County.

The kits contain critical oral health resources: a toothbrush, fluoridated toothpaste, floss, a timer, a water bottle, an oral health educational booklet, and more. The Foundation is also providing an educational video to teachers and nurses on the importance of oral health.

Improving oral health awaren...