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  • 55 Illinois schools to receive new water bottle-filling stations
    Nov. 5, 2021

    55 Illinois schools to receive new water bottle-filling stations

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    Fifty-five Illinois schools will receive new water bottle-filling stations to encourage students to drink more water as part of H2O On the Go, a grant program started last year by Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation and Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation.

  • Good news about fighting bad breath
    Mar. 3, 2021

    Good news about fighting bad breath

    General oral health

    In general, bad breath is caused by odor-producing bacteria as well as the bad-smelling compounds released by bacteria. Chronic bad breath can be the result of: Oral conditions like poor oral hygiene, gum disease, tooth decay and dry mouth Respiratory tract conditions like sinusitis, tonsillitis and bronchial tract problems Other medical conditions Certain medications Tobacco usage

  • Four ways to keep your mouth healthy during cold and flu season
    Dec. 2, 2019

    Four ways to keep your mouth healthy during cold and flu season

    General oral health

    If you’re like the average adult, you’ll get two or three colds a year, and they’ll last between seven and 10 days.1 And when flu season hits, about 8% of people in the U.S. get the flu.2 It might be easier to get through cold and flu season, while protecting your smile, when you try these tips to ease symptoms and avoid mouth complications.

  • Oral Health Tips for Holiday Travel
    Dec. 1, 2015

    Oral Health Tips for Holiday Travel

    General oral health

    Between the extra sugary treats that many of us tend to consume this time of year and the added stress of the holiday season, this is no time to put your oral health routine on pause! If you're traveling for the holidays, try these easy tips to keep your smile healthy through the new year:... More »