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.

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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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Mobile cavity prevention clinics

Delta Dental of Idaho hosts Cavity Prevention Clinics that provide free fluoride and dental education to thousands of area children and adults annually. Programs like these are critical for instilling good oral health habits and eliminating dental disease among elementary and middle school children and Idaho adults.

 

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Expanding access to oral care in rural Arizona

Delta Dental of Arizona supports Tooth BUDDS, a nonprofit that delivers teledentistry and oral care services to underserved rural Arizona. In addition to providing remote virtual access, Tooth BUDDS sends dental hygienists to these dental deserts to provide screenings and other services to nearly 550 children per year.

 

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Working to secure equity and justice

In support of racial health equity and access for all, the Delta Dental Community Care Foundation donated $100,000 to NAACP Empowerment Programs, aiding local NAACP chapters with education and advocacy, and matched employee contributions to organizations working to secure racial equity, up to another $100,000.

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$76+ million

donated throughout the U.S. in 2019 to programs expanding access to care, improving oral health education, and supporting local communities.

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12+ million people

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

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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 2019, Delta Dental companies invested more than $76 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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