Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Seeking Applications for $100,000 Wisdom Tooth Award

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the 501(c)(3) charitable arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, is accepting applications for its seventh annual Wisdom Tooth Award through May 13. The $100,000 grant is available to a non-profit organization, government entity or school with a program dedicated to improving oral health in the state. The Wisdom Tooth Award… More »

Throughout the year, Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation offers programs that help improve the oral health of Illinois children. One way the Foundation works to fulfill this mission is through its Dentist By 1 program, which provides free training to dental professionals, free dental care to young children, and free education to parents and caregivers… More »

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the 501(c)(3) charitable arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, announced its 2018 Community Grants Program recipients. The Foundation awarded more than $180,000 to 21 nonprofit and community organizations with programs and services that improve children’s oral health in Illinois. Through our Community Grants Program, Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation has… More »

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, in collaboration with its partners, provided free dental care to 83 Illinois children age 5 and younger this summer through its Dentist By 1 program.  Free preventive dental care was provided on July 28 in Peoria and September 8 in Mattoon. At each event, children received free preventive and diagnostic… More »

Poor oral health and tooth decay can cause discomfort and result in young students having difficulty participating or concentrating in school. Nearly 40 percent of children in Illinois have had a cavity in the past year, and about 1 in 5 kids in Illinois has untreated tooth decay.1 To help kids learn about the importance… More »

Eligible organizations that improve children’s oral health may apply by Sept. 10 Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the 501(c)(3) philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, is accepting applications for its annual Community Grants Program. Illinois organizations may apply for grants from Aug. 10 to Sept. 10, 2018 to fund programs and services that improve… More »

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation has announced a $1 million grant to the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Dentistry and a $1 million grant to the Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Dental Medicine. The combined $2 million gift will allow both the College and School to serve thousands of additional Illinois… More »

Grant to help provide much-needed dental services to Illinois children More than 1,300 Illinois children in Macoupin County and the surrounding area go without much needed dental care each year. Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the 501(c)(3) charitable arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, is granting its sixth annual $100,000 Wisdom Tooth Award to the… More »

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, in collaboration with Peoria City/County Health Department and Illinois Central College, will provide a free day of dental care for Illinois children age 5 and younger on Saturday, July 28 in Peoria. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to make appointments by Wednesday, July 25. During the event, children will receive… More »