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  • Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Provides Free Dental Exams to Children in Elgin
    Aug. 13, 2019

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Provides Free Dental Exams to Children in Elgin

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    Forty-one Illinois children received free dental exams on Saturday in Elgin. The event held at Elgin Community College’s Dental Assisting Clinic was part of Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation’s Dentist By 1 program, which educates parents and caregivers about good oral health habits and the benefits of starting dental visits early. About 62% of children attending this year’s event had never been to a dentist before, and 35% showed signs of tooth decay.

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  • Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation's Community Grants Focus
    Jun. 6, 2019

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation's Community Grants Focus

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    Our Community Grants Program offers support to organizations that provide oral health care and/or education to children in Illinois. Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation has awarded nearly $1 million over the past six years to Illinois organizations committed to improving children’s oral health. In 2018, we awarded more than $180,000 to 21 nonprofit and community organizations with programs and services that improve children’s oral health in Illinois. One recipient was Advocate Children’s Hospit

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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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  • Event Recap – Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation
    Sep. 26, 2013

    Event Recap – Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, – in collaboration with Elgin Community College and Greater Elgin Family Care Center – generously sponsored by Henry Schein, held a free, hands-on, two-day education session and community service event on Thursday, August 8 and Friday, August 9. On August 8, Glen Ellyn pediatric dentist Dr. Lance Lambert guided... More »

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  • Foundation Community Grants Kick Off
    Aug. 1, 2013

    Foundation Community Grants Kick Off

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, is kicking off its annual community grants program to provide funding for programs and organizations that improve the oral health of children within the state. The Foundation will award grants of $1,000 to $10,000 to nonprofit organizations that provide oral health... More »

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  • Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Awards Dental Grants
    May 30, 2013

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Awards Dental Grants

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the charitable arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, awarded four $2,500 grants to graduating dental students at Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Dental Medicine and The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Dentistry. For the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, education for oral health professionals is... More »

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