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  • 2013 Grantee Spotlight: Community Nurse Health Center
    Jun. 24, 2014

    2013 Grantee Spotlight: Community Nurse Health Center

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    In 2013, the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Community Grants Program awarded the Community Nurse Health Center with an $8,000 grant. This will further their mission to enhance the health of the community. The Community Nurse Health Center believes that no one should be denied health care because of his or her inability to pay.... More »

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  • Land of Smiles: Recap
    May 27, 2014

    Land of Smiles: Recap

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation's “Land of Smiles” program kicked off in January and has been teaching cavity fighting habits to pre-kindergarten through third-grade students with their highly entertaining show. During this educational program, provided free to schools by the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, students learn how to properly remove plaque from teeth... More »

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  • Event Recap: Wisdom Tooth Ceremony
    Feb. 18, 2014

    Event Recap: Wisdom Tooth Ceremony

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation recently awarded $208,000 to 14 Illinois organizations, including a $100,000 Wisdom Tooth Award and $108,000 in community grants, to help improve the oral health of children within the state. Promise Healthcare's SmileHealthy program was the first ever recipient of the $100,000 Wisdom Tooth Award. Promise Healthcare will use the... More »

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  • Land of Smiles: Tooth Wizard Battles Plaque Man
    Jan. 30, 2014

    Land of Smiles: Tooth Wizard Battles Plaque Man

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation “Land of Smiles” program began traveling across the state this month to teach cavity-fighting habits to pre-kindergarten through third-grade students. During the highly entertaining and educational program, provided free to schools by the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, students learn how to properly remove plaque from teeth to fight... More »

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  • 2012 Foundation Recap
    Oct. 1, 2013

    2012 Foundation Recap

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    2012 was an exciting year for the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation. New partnerships were forged, continued projects had a successful year, and we kicked off a new community grants program in which we funded 10 organizations seeking to enhance children's oral health resources and programs. The Foundation believes that oral health education helps further... More »

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