Oral Health Resources

Oral Health Website:  This website offers several oral health resources and tools to help promote oral health education and wellness including:

  • Delta Dental of Illinois blog - Oral health content to help improve your and your family's overall health.
  • myDentalScore - Our online risk assessment tool with a report you can use to start a conversation with your dentist.
  • Oral Health Flyers - Access various oral health flyers to download and share.

Dentist By 1:  The Foundation launched Dentist By 1 statewide in 2012 to educate caregivers about the importance of starting oral health habits early and getting children to the dentist by age 1.

Annual Report:  A comprehensive report on the Delta Dental of Illinois’ activities throughout the past year. 

ISBE Dental Examination Compliance Status:  An Illinois State Board of Education analysis of dental examination compliance status of kindergarten, second and sixth grade children in Illinois.

Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation:  The Illinois Children's Healthcare Foundation (ILCHF) has a vison to ensure every child in Illinois has the opportunity to grow up healthy.  They work through grantee partners across the state and focus its grant making on identifying and funding solutions to the barriers that prevent children from accessing the ongoing health care they need.

Illinois Department of Public Health Division of Oral Health:  The Division of Oral Health page provides school dental examination forms, oral health fact sheets and much more on oral health in Illinois. 

Illinois’ Oral Health Plan Healthy People, Healthy Smiles:  The State of Illinois Department of Public Health released this agenda for action. Traditional and non-traditional sectors in the state work together to continue to improve the oral health of Illinois.

Healthy Smile Healthy Growth:  An assessment of oral health status and body mass index among Illinois third-grade children.

Kids Oral Health Coloring Sheets:  Print out this fun activity and let your child’s imagination grow!