Actionable solutions

The Delta Dental Institute conducts, supports, and promotes research to help policymakers, educators, health care practitioners, businesses, and families make informed decisions about oral health. We partner with leading oral health experts, academic institutions, health care groups, and other organizations to explore important oral health topics and produce data-driven insights in pursuit of actionable solutions for improved oral and overall health.


Across the country, Delta Dental companies are tackling the most important issues in oral health care. Check out recent research from within the Delta Dental system.

woman dentist talking with patient 1144x978 .jpg woman dentist talking with patient 1144x978 .jpg woman dentist talking with patient 790x400 .jpg

Improving America's Oral Health Literacy

Delta Dental Institute

How Americans Are Prioritizing Their Oral Health During COVID-19

A survey by the Delta Dental Institute assesses American's views on oral health during COVID-19. Results show that a significant majority of Americans believe routine dentist appointments remain important during the pandemic.







Expert voices



Dental care facts