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  • Illinois Kids Learn How to Fight Tooth Decay with Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation's Land of Smiles Program
    Jan. 29, 2019

    Illinois Kids Learn How to Fight Tooth Decay with Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation's Land of Smiles Program

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    Nearly 2 in 5 Illinois children had at least one cavity in the past year.1 Oral health issues, like tooth decay, can cause children to miss school and negatively impact school performance.2,3 In fact, 38 percent of Illinois parents say their 6- to 12-year-old children had to miss school because of an oral health problem last year. 4 To help kids learn about the importance of good oral health and how to fight tooth decay, two costumed characters — Tooth Wizard and PlaqueMan — will put on a fun

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

    Students get an oral health lesson from Tooth Wizard

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    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 »

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  • Land of Smiles: Recap for the 2016-17 School Year
    Mar. 31, 2017

    Land of Smiles: Recap for the 2016-17 School Year

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    “Land of Smiles,” one of Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation's signature programs,  the importance of maintaining good oral health habits through an interactive and educational show. Today marks the last show of the 2016-17 school year for this highly entertaining program.  During the 2016-17 school year, the “Land of Smiles” program visited nearly 165 Illinois... More »

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  • Land of Smiles Begins for the 2016-17 School Year
    Oct. 3, 2016

    Land of Smiles Begins for the 2016-17 School Year

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    Sporting a sparkly silver and green robe and wielding a giant toothbrush as his wand, Tooth Wizard will help students defeat the evil PlaqueMan, at schools throughout Illinois. The wizard hero will lead the students on a journey into the “Land of Smiles,” the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation program that teaches pre-kindergarten through third... More »

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  • Land of Smiles: Recap
    May 27, 2014

    Land of Smiles: Recap

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation's “Land of Smiles” program kicked off in January and has been teaching cavity fighting habits to pre-kindergarten through third-grade students with their highly entertaining show. During this educational program, provided free to schools by the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, students learn how to properly remove plaque from teeth... More »

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  • Land of Smiles: Tooth Wizard Battles Plaque Man
    Jan. 30, 2014

    Land of Smiles: Tooth Wizard Battles Plaque Man

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation “Land of Smiles” program began traveling across the state this month to teach cavity-fighting habits to pre-kindergarten through third-grade students. During the highly entertaining and educational program, provided free to schools by the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, students learn how to properly remove plaque from teeth to fight... More »

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  • Land of Smiles
    Feb. 12, 2013

    Land of Smiles

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    Land of Smiles is back in Illinois this year educating Illinois pre-kindergarteners through third-graders on the importance of taking care of their teeth. Land of Smiles is an educational program offered free to Illinois elementary schools by Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation During the program, Tooth Wizard will battle his arch-enemy PlaqueMan for the health... More »

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