About the 1Dental Blog

Dental Health in the Workplace

The 1Dental Blog exists to help individuals and families understand what is needed to maintain excellent dental health – from dental visits to diet and exercise to finding more affordable care.

The company was founded in 1998 by Randall Meinen to help individuals and families find affordable dental care. 1Dental partners with Careington International to offer the most affordable, reputable and longstanding dental savings program of dental plans.

Following the 1Dental blog, learn tips for improving your dental and overall health and how to maximize your savings at the dental office.

What We Have for You


Learn tips for helping your kids take care of their teeth, teaching them about dental care through fun avenues of entertainment—books, movies, etc.— and find out what some of the best dentists are doing with their dental offices.

Also, don’t miss our Mom’s Guide for some additional tips for caring for your child’s teeth.


Find out how to take care of your teeth as you age, great tips on how to save on your dental care and some helpful exercises and activities to try to stay active, among other topics of interest.

Working Professionals

Learn how you can keep up with your dental routine even in the midst of a busy work schedule and social life. Own a business? We offer great group dental plans for your business.

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Have an idea of your own or a question you want answered? Email us at editor@1dental.com.

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The information on this site is purely educational and does not replace professional medical/dental advice, diagnosis or treatment. If you have any concerns or questions about your medical/dental health, you should always consult with a dentist or other professional healthcare provider. The use of any information provided on this site is solely at your own risk.

We reserve the right to remove links from or delete comments that we deem unacceptable or are very clearly spam. If you comment under the name of “affordable LA cosmetic dentist teeth whitening,” we may change your name to the name listed in your email address or website if we think the comment is still a valuable contribution.

Learn About the Writers for the 1Dental Blog

Natasha Gayle

Natasha Gayle

Natasha is 1Dental’s editor, copywriter and SEO specialist. She writes content on dental and health news, recording advice and tips straight from the experts.  She graduated from The University of Oklahoma with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication and has since been a book editor, managing editor and now copywriter, and SEO specialist on dental and health. You can find her on Twitter and all of 1Dental’s social networks.

Becky Dobyns

Becky Dobyns

Becky Dobyns is 1Dental’s content manager. She started out working in sales, listening to thousands of customers’ concerns about their dental care. Now she uses that knowledge to help thousands of visitors every day on the website. She holds bachelor’s degrees in public relations and English from The University of Texas at Austin.

1Dental Writer Mackenzie Celum

Mackenzie Celum

Mackenzie is 1Dental’s copywriter and marketing assistant. She graduated from Colorado Christian University with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies. She’s written for an online journal called The Odyssey and created email campaigns for 1Dental members.