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  • Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation helps students succeed with lessons on oral health
    Sep. 19, 2019

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation helps students succeed with lessons on oral health

    In the Community

    As more than 2 million Illinois students strive for success both in and out of the classroom this fall, Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation is helping to ensure that tooth decay doesn’t get in the way of them performing their best.

  • The Role a Dentist Plays in Your Child's Oral Health
    Jan. 8, 2019

    The Role a Dentist Plays in Your Child's Oral Health

    Children’s Oral Health

    Schedules may get hectic with school, extracurricular activities and homework, but making it to the dentist is always worth it. Dentists play a central role in children’s oral health that goes beyond checking teeth for cavities. The most obvious benefit dentists provide is preventive care through regular exams and cleanings. During these appointments, dentists or hygienists remove plaque and tartar to prevent the formation of cavities, which is one of the most common chronic diseases in childhoo

  • Students get an oral health lesson from Tooth Wizard
    Sep. 13, 2017

    Students get an oral health lesson from Tooth Wizard

    In the Community

    This fall, pre-kindergarten through third-grade students will learn invaluable oral health lessons from Tooth Wizard and PlaqueMan through the Land of Smiles program. Provided by Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the educational program teaches good oral health habits to help battle tooth decay and prevent dental-related school absences. Although largely preventable, more than half of... More »

  • Teachable Teeth
    Aug. 24, 2016

    Teachable Teeth

    Children’s Oral Health

    As always, summer has flown by, and it's back-to-school time again. As your kids gear up to learn about reading, writing and arithmetic, it's a great time to add an oral health “lesson plan!” Here are a few activities for young children. Tooth Trivia Oral health is pretty fascinating — especially if you spin it... More »

  • How Dental Hygienists Help with Healthy Smiles
    Oct. 5, 2015

    How Dental Hygienists Help with Healthy Smiles

    General oral health

    At most dental offices, your dentist isn't the only person working to make sure your smile stays healthy. Dental hygienists play a critical in making sure you receive efficient, quality care. The range of services provided by your hygienist may vary from office to office, but here are some of the things they may do.1... More »

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

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Awards Dental Grants

    In the Community

    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.