Holy Helmet, Batman!

If the condition of your mouth is closely tied to your overall wellness, then the folks at Delta Dental of Iowa have geared up on the healthy choices.

Last week, the company Delta Dental of Iowa introduced a program that helps employees select healthier options while they are at work.

In order to kickstart the new program, “Bike at Work,” President Jeff Russell rode his green bike around the company’s headquarters. Delta Dental of Iowa purchased six green bicycles at its home office for employees to use during their breaks and lunchtime. These bikes were bought from the Des Moines Bicycle Collective, which also provides tire pumps, patch kits, and maintenance.

According to The Des Moines Register, Russell stated “Our employees are our most valuable asset, and providing them with ways to make healthy lifestyle choices, reduce stress, and enjoy our community is important to our mission.”

This company is taking the link between oral health and overall health to the next level.

Read the full story: http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/local/community/2015/04/15/delta-dental-bike-work-program/25814331/

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