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… More »
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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 »
“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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »