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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.

2018 News Releases

January

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation's Land of Smiles Program Helps Kids Fight Cavities and Land of Smiles Fact Sheet

February

February is Children's Dental Health Month

March

Tooth Fairy Payouts Dip 15 Percent in Midwest

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Seeking Applications for $100,000 Wisdom Tooth Award

April

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

May

May is Women's Health Month

June

June is National Smile Month

Free Dental Care Event for Children on July 28 in Peoria

2017 News Releases

January

Survey Finds Illinoisans Would Like to See the Dentist More Often

Illinois Students Help Tooth Wizard Battle PlaqueMan for Healthy Smiles

February

February is Children's Dental Health Month

Nice Smile, Good Oral Health May Mean a Better Valentine's Day

Illinois Kids Rake in More Than $10 Million for Lost Teeth Last Year

March

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Seeking Applications for $100,000 Wisdom Tooth Award

May

Delta Dental of Illinois Awards Grants to Further Oral Health Care in Illinois

June

June is National Smile Month

July

Delta Dental of Illinois Announces New Vice President of Dental Services

August

UIC College of Dentistry awarded $100,000 from Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

September

September is Healthy Aging Month

Students Get an Oral Health Lesson from Tooth Wizard and Land of Smiles Program Fact Sheet

October

Top Tricks and Treats for a Tooth-Friendly Halloween

Archived News Releases

Oral Health Wellness Materials

As a reminder, Delta Dental of Illinois offers several oral health resources and tools at YourOralHealthHub.com 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. Ask a Dentist oral health questions to ensure a lifetime of healthy smiles. 
  • 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 Articles: An array of oral health information is available here including oral health flyers with bite-sized information that can be downloaded and shared, oral health information by life stage, recent survey findings and smile-worthy recipes.