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  • Grin for Kids
    Jan. 13, 2015

    Grin for Kids

    Children’s Oral Health

    Delta Dental of Illinois proudly announces Grin for Kids, a special edition of Grin! Magazine. Grin for Kids features a variety of helpful and educational articles centered around the importance of good oral health for children. From a fun, healthy recipe to craft projects you can do with your children, there are plenty of kid-friendly... More »

  • Is Oil Pulling a Safe Practice?
    Jul. 22, 2014

    Is Oil Pulling a Safe Practice?

    General oral health

    Oil pulling has been in the news and all over social media as of late. Oil pulling is the practicing of swishing oil in your mouth, which supposedly cleans your teeth and gums. But does it work? Well, there is a lack of evidence to support that oil pulling has any oral health benefits.  Luckily,... More »

  • Why You Need Dental Insurance
    Jul. 15, 2014

    Why You Need Dental Insurance

    Dental benefit information

    Looking for ways to keep your family healthy? Good food, exercise and regular doctor checkups are important. But, so is dental insurance. Regular dental visits keep both your teeth and body healthy. Studies show that people with dental benefits are 50 percent more likely to go to the dentist and get the preventive care and... More »

  • New Year's Celebration – Drinking Harmful for your Health
    Dec. 31, 2013

    New Year's Celebration – Drinking Harmful for your Health

    General oral health

    New Year's Eve is tonight and you might be tempted to down a pint (or more) of beer before the celebration. Before you take your first swig, keep in mind that your frothy beverage might affect your pearly whites. Tooth decay is a big problem related to alcohol consumption because of the sugars and acids...

  • 2012 Foundation Recap
    Oct. 1, 2013

    2012 Foundation Recap

    In the Community

    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.