WICHITA, Kan., Dec. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Delta Dental of Kansas (DDKS) donated 359,856 toothbrush kits, valued at $205,117, to 82 Kansas organizations. The annual toothbrush kit program supports multiple community-focused organizations' early intervention efforts and dental health education activities throughout the state. Donations are made to new initiatives, new components of existing programs or one-time events that promote prevention of dental disease, have a significant impact and/or are sustainable or innovative solutions to oral health issues in Kansas.
"Each year we see the program expand as we receive additional requests for kits, which each include a toothbrush, toothpaste and floss," said Sarah Patterson, Vice President, Marketing & Communications. "We're pleased to meet our community's most basic dental hygiene needs through this program."
For a full list of toothbrush kit recipients visit www.deltadentalks.com/aboutus/newsroom/pressreleases
About Delta Dental of Kansas' Community Benefit
Delta Dental of Kansas is committed to increasing access to dental care for underserved populations, building the capacity to provide dental care, increasing public awareness of oral health, and promoting the prevention of oral disease in Kansas. Individuals seeking more information may visit www.deltadentalks.com/CommunityBenefit.
SOURCE Delta Dental of Kansas