Community

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.

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.

Delta Dental of Washington

COVID-19 response

In response to COVID-19, many independent dental practices are temporarily closing to protect the safety of their patients. Delta Dental of Washington is providing $10 million in grant support and advance payments for care to support impacted partner practices and ensure they can serve communities longer-term.

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Delta Dental of Iowa

COVID-19 response

Delta Dental of Iowa has committed up to $10 million in claims advance payments to support dentists whose practices face operational disruptions due to COVID-19. Its Foundation will give an additional $500,000 to local nonprofits, helping to ensure they can continue providing essential care in their communities.

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Delta Dental Community Care Foundation

COVID-19 response

To provide support and relief to its communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Delta Dental Community Care Foundation is giving $5 million to health centers and nonprofit organizations across its 15-state service area that serve at-risk populations, including seniors and low-income individuals.

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$79+ million

donated throughout the U.S. in 2018 to programs expanding access to care, advancing dental science, and improving local communities.

11 million people

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

1,700 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 2018, Delta Dental companies invested more than $79 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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