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Archived News Releases

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

Delta Dental of Illinois Announces CEO Retirement

July

Macoupin County Public Health Department awarded $100,000 Wisdom Tooth Award from Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

Delta Dental of Illinois Offers Tips to Help Prevent Health-Related School Absences

August

Delta Dental of Illinois Announces $2 Million Donation to Help Improve Access to Dental Care for Vulnerable Illinois Children

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Seeking Applications for Community Grants Program

September

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation's Land of Smiles Program Educates Illinois Kids about Good Oral Health and Land of Smiles Fact Sheet

Offering Voluntary Dental Benefits is Good for Business

October

Delta Dental of Illinois Names John Maples President and CEO

Halloween Treats that Will Scare Away - or Attract - Monster Cavities

November

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Awards More than $180,000 to Organizations that Improve Illinois Children’s Oral Health

December

Three Ways to Keep Your Smile Healthy During the Hectic Holiday Season

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

2016 News Releases

February

Children's Oral Health in Illinois

Illinois children receive 44 percent less from the Tooth Fairy than national average 

March

Delta Dental of Illinois Announces New Sales Executive

August

31 percent of Illinois Parents Give their Children an A Grade for Overall Oral Health

September

Americans Living Longer, Facing More Oral Health Challenges

October

Delta Dental of Illinois Urges Good Oral Health Habits This Halloween

November

Unprecedented New Report Highlights Inequalities in Dental Care in Illinois

December

New Year, New Smile: Delta Dental of Illinois Offers 10 Oral Health Resolutions for a Dazzling 2017

2015 News Releases

February

Delta Dental of Illinois Launches Oral Health Hub to Educate Illinoisans

Tooth Fairy Fiscally Conservative in Illinois

March

Delta Dental of Illinois Provides Tips to Motivate Kids to Brush and Floss

April

Illinois kids’ anxiety about dentists may be learned from parents

August

Delta Dental of Illinois offers tips to help prevent oral health-related school absences

September

National Fruits and Vegetables Month: Healthy Diet Can Improve Oral Health

October

New Delta Dental Analysis Breaks Down Halloween Treat Giving Trends 

November

Diabetics May Be at a Higher Risk for Oral Health Issues

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Donates Nearly $150,000 to Organizations that Improve the Oral Health of Illinois Children

December

Five Tips to keep your sweet tooth healthy this holiday season