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Bookmark this page for fast access to the latest news and educational materials from Delta Dental of Illinois. Here’s a summary of the latest releases and white papers. We have a host of oral health wellness materials too – check them out.

2022 News Releases


Children missing preventive dental checkups during COVID-19 pandemic

Illinois Children's Healthcare Foundation and Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Announce New Oral Health Nitrous Oxide Sedation Initiative

Tooth Fairy gives Midwestern teeth a 61-cent raise


Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation awards $750,000 grant to fund interdisciplinary oral health care trial

Delta Dental of Illinois introduces virtual visits for 24/7 access to dental coverage


Over 50% of Illinoisans believe they've never been screened for oral cancer

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation Now Accepting 2022 Applications for H2O On the Go

Delta Dental of Illinois integrates DentaQual® dentist quality rating system


Mental health influences oral health


Delta Dental of Illinois, Foundation and partners give nearly $5 million in 2021


Delta Dental of Illinois announces smart new plans for individuals and families

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation provides free dental exams to children in Downers Grove


Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation seeks applications for Community Grants 

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation provides free dental exams to children in Chicago 


Delta Dental of Illinois Top 20 Finalist for 2022 NACD Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Awards

67 Illinois schools to receive new water bottle-filling stations 


Captain Super Grin and Caz Cavity bring interactive oral health education to students statewide 

Archived News Releases

Oral Health Wellness Materials

As a reminder, Delta Dental of Illinois offers several oral health resources and tools at our oral health website to help promote oral health education and wellness including:   

  • Delta Dental of Illinois Blog: Find valuable oral health information to help improve your oral health. 
  • myDentalScoreAn online risk assessment tool that generates an easy to understand oral health report you can use to start conversations with your dentists. 
  • Oral Health Flyers: An array of oral health information is available here with bite-sized information that can be downloaded and shared.

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