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  • Why offering dental benefits matters even more during a pandemic
    Sep. 8, 2020

    Why offering dental benefits matters even more during a pandemic

    Dental benefit information

    Nearly half of employers nationwide are strengthening health and wellness benefits so employees can more easily get the care they need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Workplace perks like complimentary beverages, food and on-site gyms are great. But with many people still working from home, some of these office benefits may be of less value to employees. Many employees are seeking job security and a competitive benefits package to help them stay healthy during these times.

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  • What to expect when returning to the dentist
    Jul. 6, 2020

    What to expect when returning to the dentist

    General oral health

    As COVID-19 restrictions are being lifted, many dental practices have reopened to help patients meet their oral health needs. While infection control was always a top priority, dental offices are now taking additional safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, following state and national guidelines to help keep patients and staff healthy.

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  • What is a dental emergency and what is not
    Apr. 10, 2020

    What is a dental emergency and what is not

    General oral health

    To help reduce the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), many dentists are only providing emergency dental care as directed by the American Dental Association (ADA). Learn what is considered a dental emergency and what is not to understand when to seek care or when it is safe to wait.

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  • Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation to Give $1.5 Million to Support Community During COVID-19 Health Crisis
    Apr. 6, 2020

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation to Give $1.5 Million to Support Community During COVID-19 Health Crisis

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the 501(c)(3) charitable arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, today announced it will provide $1.5 million to help ensure Illinoisans continue to receive vital health services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Foundation is providing $500,000 to support the Illinois State Dental Society (ISDS) Foundation. It is also launching a $1 million emergency grants program to Federally Qualified Health Centers in Illinois.

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  • How to manage stress during the coronavirus pandemic
    Apr. 2, 2020

    How to manage stress during the coronavirus pandemic

    General oral health

    With the legalization of cannabis in Illinois, it may be tempting to turn to marijuana — as well as tobacco and alcohol — as a way to manage anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic. But Delta Dental of Illinois is urging Illinoisans to opt for healthier ways to relieve stress this April during Oral Cancer Awareness Month. “Smoking marijuana can lead to a number of oral health problems including dry mouth and an increased risk of cavities and gum disease,”

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