Community Impact

Our impact

Delta Dental companies across the country are deeply involved in their communities, investing in programs that improve oral health, prevent dental disease, expand access to care, and emphasize the importance of oral health as a part of overall health.

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Community spotlight

Delta Dental is proud of the numerous and varied oral health projects undertaken across our 39 companies. We regularly rotate community spotlights below and invite you to explore the work of Delta Dental in your state through the search function at the bottom of this page.

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Improving access to care in North Carolina for children

The Delta Dental Foundation supported the pediatric dentistry program at Atrium Health’s Levine Children’s Hospital by providing funding for critical equipment and supplies needed to offer routine and specialized dental care to children with complex medical needs or chronic health issues in North Carolina. 

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Supporting oral health outreach in rural areas

Northeast Delta Dental Foundation supports Maine Dental Health Out-Reach, an organization dedicated to improving the oral health of school-aged children in rural areas of Maine. Northeast Delta Dental Foundation’s grant helped the traveling dental hygiene program treat 227 students, supporting their oral and overall health. 

 

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Improving lives through community water fluoridation

Delta Dental of Missouri awarded nearly $150,000 in grants to 15 Missouri communities and counties in need of new or replacement equipment to start or continue community water fluoridation. The funding will help protect the oral health of more than 120,000 Missourians who live in the impacted areas.

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$102.5+ million

donated throughout the U.S. in 2020 to programs advancing the oral health of communities, supporting communities through the COVID-19 pandemic, and addressing inequalities and disparities in communities. 

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24.7+ million people

across America received oral care or assistance from programs supported by Delta Dental.

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2,400+ programs

across the country are supported by Delta Dental, bringing oral care or assistance directly to millions of Americans.

Making a difference, one smile at a time

In 2020, Delta Dental companies invested more than $102.5+ million to help children and adults have healthier smiles by focusing on programs that improve oral health, prevent dental disease, expand access to care, and emphasize the importance of oral health as a part of overall health.

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