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Jun 16, 2020, 06:00 ET Delta Dental leads in continuing to address health disparities through oral health-related support across the country during COVID-19 outbreak

Today, Delta Dental Plans Association announced that Delta Dental companies continue to launch a wide range of programs and funding initiatives...


Mar 20, 2020, 06:00 ET Delta Dental finds 8% increase in agreement among Americans on the importance of oral health to overall health

Today, Delta Dental Plans Association issued a joint statement in partnership with the Delta Dental Institute in recognition of World Oral Health Day....


Feb 20, 2020, 06:00 ET The value of a lost tooth is on the rise - 30 cent increase marks upward trend

Today, Delta Dental released new findings from its Original Tooth Fairy Poll® that show a 30-cent increase in the Tooth Fairy's average cash gift for ...


Jan 25, 2020, 06:00 ET Delta Dental applauds nearly 75 years of oral health improvement through fluoride treatment

Today, Delta Dental, the nation's largest and most experienced dental insurance provider, released the following statement in recognition of National ...


Oct 29, 2019, 06:00 ET Delta Dental member companies contributed $79 million to community programs in 2018, enhancing 11 million Americans' oral and overall health

Today, Delta Dental, the nation's largest dental insurance provider, announced that in 2018 the Delta Dental member companies contributed $79 million ...


Oct 09, 2019, 09:00 ET Delta Dental survey indicates widespread lack of mouth guard use in kids' sports

With parents in the United States packing away summer sports gear to ramp up for the fall sports season, there is an important piece of protective...


Aug 19, 2019, 07:20 ET Top five factors the Tooth Fairy ponders in deciding lost teeth rewards

Rewarding children for lost teeth is an age-old tradition … and a little more complex of a job than the Tooth Fairy lets on. The Original Tooth Fairy ...


Aug 12, 2019, 07:50 ET Parents struggle with kids' oral care habits in Delta Dental survey

Summer break is in full swing, but our oral health requires studious attention all year round. According to the Children's Oral Health Survey, nearly ...


Jul 18, 2019, 07:20 ET Parents say kids' oral health not making the grade observes Delta Dental survey

The end of the academic year signals report card time for millions of households across America. Likewise, parents recently assigned grades to the...


May 15, 2019, 06:20 ET Adults could brush up on dental terminology reveals Delta Dental survey

Consider checking your dental IQ before your next visit to the dentist. A new Adult's Oral Health & Well-Being Survey indicates that a significant...


Feb 21, 2019, 06:25 ET Tooth Fairy payouts plunge for second consecutive year

Parents, do not be surprised if a savvy kid holds on to a lost tooth until market conditions improve. The Tooth Fairy's purse strings appear to be...


Jan 07, 2019, 06:45 ET Delta Dental Plans Association and DeltaUSA appoint new officers to national boards

The Delta Dental Plans Association (DDPA) Board of Directors has appointed three new officers. Mr. Rod Young, president and CEO, Delta Dental of...


Dec 03, 2018, 06:50 ET Delta Dental Plans Association hires Tim Steffl as vice president, strategic development & finance

Delta Dental Plans Association (DDPA) announces Tim Steffl has joined the organization as vice president, strategic development & finance, effective...


Oct 15, 2018, 06:40 ET 10 million-plus Americans helped by Delta Dental member companies' contribution of $61 million in community benefits

Access to oral health care continues to be a challenge for millions of children and adults, with some never having seen a dentist. Delta Dental is...


Aug 16, 2018, 06:40 ET Potential mates drawn to smiles over bank account size finds Delta Dental survey

Poor hygiene and not brushing teeth twice a day are leading causes for quitting a relationship, according to the Adult's Oral Health & Well-Being...


Jul 24, 2018, 06:21 ET Parents confess flossing is most challenging thing to get child to do reveals Delta Dental survey

Parenting can sometimes feel like an uphill marathon, particularly when it comes to enforcing proper oral care habits with your child. According to a ...


Jun 11, 2018, 06:20 ET National survey: good oral health outperforms clear skin for making adults feel confident

Confidence can affect many aspects of an adult's life spanning successful relationships, career and earning potential. According to a recent national ...


May 23, 2018, 08:50 ET National survey: top reasons for American adults' unexpected trip to dentist

The midyear mark is fast approaching. Have you had a dental exam this year? According to a recent national survey from Delta Dental, many adults do...


Apr 17, 2018, 10:12 ET Oral health outshines relationship with friends in Delta Dental survey

Proper oral health is crucial to a healthy life, according to a recent national survey from Delta Dental. The results reveal that more adults say...


Mar 22, 2018, 01:20 ET Delta Dental Plans Association Names Dr. Joseph Dill as VP of Dental Science

Delta Dental Plans Association (DDPA) has hired Joseph M. Dill, DDS, MBA to serve as its vice president, dental science & network strategy. In his...


Feb 26, 2018, 06:00 ET Tooth Fairy Payouts Hit Hard Times

Looks like the Tooth Fairy tightened her money bag after an all-time high payout in 2016. According to the Original Tooth Fairy Poll, sponsored by...


Dec 30, 2017, 05:00 ET Survey: What's on Americans' New Year's Resolutions Lists?

It's that time of the year. As people reflect on 2017 and what they'd like to do differently in 2018, a recent survey by Delta Dental looks at what...


Dec 21, 2017, 06:58 ET Just what will Santa Claus be eating this Christmas?

As Santa Claus visits homes around the globe this Christmas, he'll be eating a whole lot of snacks. In fact, according to a recent survey by Delta...


Dec 12, 2017, 05:00 ET New Survey: Mouth Guard Usage in Many Sports Lacking for 4 in 10 U.S. Kids

From football to hockey, many American children aren't using one of the most basic forms of protection from injuries – mouth guards – and at an...


Nov 20, 2017, 05:00 ET Thanksgiving Pie Survey Breaks Down America's Favorites

When it comes to their Thanksgiving pies, Americans are staunch traditionalists, according to the annual Delta Dental Thanksgiving pie survey out...