Sep 18, 2023
Unlocking menopause’s hidden impact: 84% of women 50 and older unaware of menopause-oral health connection
An astounding 84% of women aged 50 and over are unaware that some of the oral health symptoms and discomfort they experience could be related to menopause, according to Delta Dental’s 2023 Senior Oral Health and Menopause Report: Breaking the Stigma.
Sep 14, 2023
Smiling, careers and love after 50: What could have been, or still could be?
Bright sunshine, longer days and an abundance of fun activities make summer a popular time for dating. But for some older adults, dating can be a challenge, especially if they don't feel confident about their smile.
Sep 11, 2023
Seniors Lifestyle Magazine: Senior dental care and mental health: The powerful mouth and mind connection
A recent Delta Dental survey of Americans ages 50 and older, found that 80% of seniors believe that the simple act of smiling can make them feel happier. However, many are holding back from smiling due to a self-perpetuating cycle of poor oral health and mental health.
Aug 24, 2023
Delta Dental of California announces $5 million investment in Series D funding of LightForce Orthodontics
Delta Dental of California today announced it invested $5 million in LightForce Orthodontics, a 3-D printing company that provides orthodontists with fully customized, 3D-printed braces.
Aug 08, 2023
On the road again: Inspiring stories of partner engagement in a post-pandemic world
The relationships we cultivate with our partners extend far beyond the financial support we provide.
Aug 08, 2023
Delta Dental of California named to Newsweek’s America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity in 2023
Delta Dental of California and Affiliates, the nation’s leading dental insurance provider serving more than 45 million members, has been by recognized by Newsweek as one of ‘America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity in 2023’.
Aug 02, 2023
Delta Dental of California recognized among top 20 Bay Area corporate philanthropists in 2022 by San Francisco Business Times
The San Francisco Business Times recognized Delta Dental of California as one of the top 20 corporate philanthropists in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Jul 31, 2023
Mike Castro to retire as CEO and become Chairman of the Board of Delta Dental of California; President Sarah Chavarria named successor
Delta Dental of California and affiliates today announced that Mike Castro will retire as its chief executive officer (CEO) Dec. 31, 2023 and become chairman of the board of Delta Dental of California effective Jan. 1, 2024.
Jul 19, 2023
Delta Dental of California President Sarah Chavarria at Transform 2023
In a fireside chat at Transform, Delta Dental of California President Sarah Chavarria sat down with moderator Tanzina Vega and Briana van Strijp, chief executive officer at Anthemis Group, to share insights about her career journey to senior leadership at Delta Dental and how cultural transformation can lead to strategic business transformation.
Jul 11, 2023
Delta Dental Community Care Foundation announces $16 million in funding to nonprofit organizations through Access to Care Grants Program
The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation granted $16 million to nonprofit organizations through its 2023-2024 Access to Care Grants Program, which increases and safeguards access to quality, affordable oral health care.
Jul 07, 2023
UC Santa Cruz: Alumni on the frontlines of dental care
Three UC Santa Cruz (UCSC) alumni are at the forefront of increasing accessibility for senior dental health care in Santa Cruz County.
Jul 07, 2023
Aging with a smile: Unleashing the mental well-being benefits of oral health
If you’re age 50 or older and don’t feel good about the way your teeth look, you’re not alone.
Jun 29, 2023
Forbes names Delta Dental of California One of America’s Best Employers for 2023
Delta Dental of California and Affiliates, the leading dental insurance provider serving more than 44 million members, has been named one of America’s Best Midsize Employers for 2023 by Forbes magazine.
Jun 21, 2023
The Washington Informer: Fighting senior oral health disparities across the District
Seniors aged 65 and older are the most vulnerable population when facing access to proper oral health care in the United States.
May 30, 2023
DentistryIQ: ‘Inextricable link’ between oral, mental health for older Americans
Delta Dental’s findings from a recent survey indicate an “inextricable link” between older adults’ mental and oral health, with mental health challenges contributing to a lack of oral care and then that lack of care, and its results, exacerbating feelings of depression.
May 30, 2023
Delta Dental of California President Sarah Chavarria featured on The CEO Show
Join Delta Dental of California President Sarah Chavarria in an engaging conversation with Robert Reiss, host of the nationally syndicated The CEO Show.
May 16, 2023
Shocking survey results: How oral health affects senior mental well-being
May is recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month, during which we conducted a comprehensive survey among seniors to explore the unexpected correlation between oral health and mental well-being.
May 15, 2023
Joining forces to improve the oral health and wellness of older adults
In March 2023, the Community Care Foundation gathered representatives from its inaugural Washington, D.C. coalition partners, Howard University College of Dentistry and Mary’s Center, and new California coalition partners, Dientes Community Dental Care and Salud Para La Gente, to host its first Senior Oral Health Coalition Program summit.
May 11, 2023
Forbes: Stepping up: How HR professionals can take the lead in the ever-evolving business landscape
FORBES – Gone are the days when HR was working to secure a “seat at the table.”
May 08, 2023
Uniting to tackle Santa Cruz County's senior oral health crisis: A Q&A with our California coalition partners
As we approach the one-year anniversary of the Delta Dental Community Care Foundation’s groundbreaking, multi-year Senior Oral Health Coalition Program announcement, I’m excited to welcome Dientes Community Dental Care (Dientes) and Salud Para La Gente (Salud) as the newest members of our Senior Oral Health Coalition.
May 05, 2023
Santa Cruz Sentinel: Dientes, Salud Para La Gente celebrate $5M program investment
As seniors continue to experience an oral health crisis at local and national levels, dental care organizations in Santa Cruz County scored a grant funding win that will support efforts to reverse the troubling trend.
May 04, 2023
The Pajaronian: $5M grant boosts senior oral healthcare in Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz County-based healthcare providers Dientes and Salud Para la Gente recently received a $5 million grant from the Delta Dental Community Care Foundation.
May 04, 2023
Univision: Dientes and Salud Para La Gente receive $5 million to expand dental health services for seniors
The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation announced Dientes Community Dental Care and Salud Para La Gente as the newest members of its Senior Oral Health Coalition Program and will grant $5 million over five years to the organizations.
May 02, 2023
Consumers lose if dental loss ratio legislation wins
Daniel Croley, DMD, Chief Dental Officer at Delta Dental of California, argues against a minimum loss ratio in the industry.
Apr 21, 2023
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC: Delta Dental donates $1.1 million to create endowed scholarships at Ostrow
The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of California, has donated $1.1 million to the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC to support at least two students each year.
Apr 13, 2023
Harcum College: Delta Dental Community Care Foundation awards scholarships
The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation has awarded the Harcum College Dental Program with $38,000 earmarked for dental students who show academic progress and financial need.
Mar 27, 2023
Delta Dental President Sarah Chavarria Featured on Harvard Business School's Managing Future of Work Podcast
Delta Dental of California President Sarah Chavarria sits down with William Kerr from Harvard Business School’s Managing the Future of Work podcast to share her insights about Delta Dental’s ongoing digital transformation, its mission to improve health by providing access to quality care and building an inclusive culture and workplace.
Mar 22, 2023
Delta Dental Community Care Foundation expands its Senior Oral Health Coalition Program with two new health care partners
California-based health care providers, Dientes Community Dental Care and Salud Para La Gente, are the newest members of the Delta Dental Community Care Foundation's Senior Oral Health Coalition Program.
Mar 15, 2023
Mouth Mirrors – Aging Pearls Podcast: Overcoming barriers to oral care for older people
Daniel Croley, DMD, appeared as a guest on the Mouth Mirrors Aging Pearls Podcast to discuss how older adults can overcome barriers to receiving oral health care.
Mar 07, 2023
Dental loss ratios are a loss for all West Virginians
In their Jan. 20, 2023 Register-Herald opinion piece, “Hold Dental Insurers to a Higher Standard,” guest columnists Travis Willis and Dan Carrier got it half right and half wrong.
Mar 02, 2023
University of the Pacific: $1 million gift supports scholarships for high-need dental students
A $1 million gift to the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry from the Delta Dental Community Care Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of California, will support highly qualified prospective dental students who have financial need or are facing hardship.
Feb 28, 2023
North Star Leadership Series: Heather Castiaux defines the importance of multidimensional leadership
Twenty-two years ago, Director of Customer of Operations, Heather Castiaux was working in one of our call centers as a dedicated customer service representative. With her experience in retail management and strong desire to support the folks around her, she knew she wanted to move into a leadership role at Delta Dental.
Jan 20, 2023
Your oral health's impact on your golden years and how to improve in the new year
Americans aged 50 and older realize the importance of oral health but aren't necessarily taking the steps to prioritize it as they should, finds a new Senior Oral Health Report from Delta Dental: “Older Americans' Oral Care Regrets, Barriers and Impact.”
Dec 28, 2022
Delta Dental Community Care Foundation: Looking back and ahead to meaningful impact
As I look back on the year 2022, I am filled with pride for the successes of the Delta Dental Community Care Foundation and the meaningful impact we have had on the communities we serve.
Dec 12, 2022
Penn Dental Medicine: Delta Dental Community Care Foundation grant supporting patient care
A Delta Dental Community Care Foundation grant, awarded to Penn Dental Medicine in support of treatment needs, is impacting patients and their overall health.
Dec 05, 2022
Sacramento Kings and Delta Dental of California partner to promote oral health
The Sacramento Kings and Delta Dental announced a new multi-year partnership aimed at promoting oral health throughout the region and making a positive impact on the community.
Nov 30, 2022
PBS - Health Channel: Interview with Sarah Chavarria on oral health and older adults
Sarah Chavarria was recently featured on the PBS Health Channel’s Living Minute to discuss the results of our first “Senior Oral Health Report: Older Americans’ Oral Care Regrets, Barriers and Impact.”
Nov 04, 2022
Delta Dental of California recognized for commitment to diversity and inclusion on its Legal team
Delta Dental of California today announced it received the 2022 Compass Award from the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), which recognizes law firms and corporations that demonstrate a strong commitment to building more diversity and inclusivity within the legal profession.
Nov 04, 2022
Delta Dental launches webpage dedicated to senior oral health
Delta Dental of California has launched an informative webpage dedicated to highlighting our commitment to improving the oral health and wellness of older adults.
Oct 11, 2022
Delta Dental 2021 Social Impact Report: Maintaining a focus on our core values
Delta Dental of California is pleased to share its 2021 Social Impact Report, which highlights how the organization successfully met the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic while maintaining a focus on its core values.
Oct 04, 2022
Delta Dental of California Selected by U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to Continue as Dental Benefits Administrator for Veterans Affairs Dental Insurance Program
Delta Dental of California today announced it has been selected by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to continue as a dental benefits administrator for the Veterans Affairs Dental Insurance Program (VADIP) through Aug. 31, 2027.
Oct 03, 2022
For Delta Dental customers impacted by Hurricane Ian
President Biden has declared a federal state of emergency in Florida as a result of the impacts of Hurricane Ian. During this difficult time for Floridians, Delta Dental will take measures to ensure its enrollees' dental health needs continue to be met.
Sep 30, 2022
Becker’s Dental + DSO Review: UCLA dental school launches project after receiving $1.67M gift
The University of California Los Angeles School of Dentistry's community-based clinical education program received a gift of $1.67 million to fund its expansion.
Sep 27, 2022
Delta Dental is committed to improving the oral health and well-being of older adults
Gary Wright had a thriving career in advertising and marketing when a heart attack and subsequent life changes left him without paid health insurance.
Sep 22, 2022
Delta Dental’s Senior Oral Health Report: Older American’s oral care regrets, barriers and impact
Prioritizing our oral health, no matter what life stage we are in, will improve our quality of life in a multitude of impactful ways.
Sep 19, 2022
Healthy Aging Month Giveaway
Healthy Aging Month is a month-long observance that focuses national attention on the positive aspects of growing older, encouraging people to be healthy, and age gracefully.
Sep 19, 2022
Older Americans Regret Not Caring for Their Teeth More in Youth, but 80% Still Aren’t Doing So
Delta Dental’s first Senior Oral Health Survey revealed that 72% of Americans aged 50 and older wish they had taken better care of their teeth in youth, yet many still aren’t doing so.
Sep 07, 2022
Delta Dental Community Care Foundation’s largest-ever grant to provide mobile dental care to senior adults, underserved populations through UCLA Dentistry MINDFUL Project
The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of California, today announced a $1.67 million grant to the UCLA School of Dentistry’s Community-Based Clinical Education Program. The grant, the Community Care Foundation’s largest ever, will be used to establish the UCLA Dentistry MINDFUL Project, which stands for mobile care in dentistry for underserved populations living in long-term care facilities, to address the urgent need for comprehensive oral health care and education among seniors and special needs populations.
Aug 30, 2022
El Tiempo Latino: DC has a pilot plan in favor of your teeth
In the United States, some 76.5 million lack dental insurance and among immigrants, especially the elderly, there is an oral health crisis.
Aug 22, 2022
Delta Dental of California announces updates to its leadership structure
Delta Dental of California today announced additional changes to its leadership structure to align with the promotion of Sarah Chavarria to president, which it shared Aug. 11, 2022. In her new role as President, Ms. Chavarria directs all aspects of Operations, People, Growth and Technology for Delta Dental.
Aug 11, 2022
Sarah Chavarria named president of Delta Dental of California and Affiliates
Delta Dental of California and affiliates today announced Sarah Chavarria has been named its president. Ms. Chavarria will work alongside Mike Castro, who will remain chief executive officer. Mr. Castro was appointed president and chief executive officer of the organization in 2019.
Aug 08, 2022
Kids with poor oral health are more likely to perform poorly in school: What parents and teachers can do about it
When the school year kicks off, there is a lot to think about – school supplies, after-school activities, and meeting new teachers and classmates. With a packed back-to-school schedule, one of the things that often falls by the wayside is thinking about our kids' oral health.
Aug 04, 2022
Delta Dental of California named one of the top Bay Area corporate philanthropists in 2021 by San Francisco Business Times for fifth consecutive year
Delta Dental of California today announced it has been recognized as one of the top 25 corporate philanthropists in the San Francisco Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times.
Jun 22, 2022
Filling the gap: A Delta Dental Q&A on the senior oral health care crisis in America
To shed more light on the challenges seniors face in maintaining their oral health, I moderated a Q&A session with Mary’s Center Family Physician Dr. Laura Blinkhorn and Delta Dental Chief Dental Officer Dr. Daniel Croley. We discussed how we’ve arrived at this point of crisis, why it’s important for oral health to be maintained as we age and what we can do to help.
Jun 14, 2022
All is well as Delta Dental receives WELL Health-Safety Rating for its main office facilities
In an ongoing commitment to the health and safety of its employees, Delta Dental of California is proud to announce it has received a WELL Health-Safety Rating (WELL HSR) for its office locations in California, Georgia and Pennsylvania.
Jun 07, 2022
2 minute songs to brush your teeth to
We've compiled two-minute songs to help you brush your teeth for two minutes every day, twice per day. Check out these playlists full of tooth tunes!
Jun 06, 2022
"I’m not the sugar police," your friendly dentist
When you’re a dentist you often hear things like, “I eat too much candy,” or, “I shouldn’t eat this in front of a dentist.”
May 18, 2022
Oral care, from crib to college: Caring for children’s teeth at every life stage
Good oral health care is about educating, modeling, and having fun along the way.
May 13, 2022
Dr. Bicuspid: Older adults’ oral health gets prioritized
The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of California, has launched a funding program to address the oral healthcare crisis among older adults.
May 13, 2022
Delta Dental of California announces investment in OFFOR Health Series A funding round
Delta Dental of California today announced it is participating in OFFOR Health’s Series A funding round led by AXA Venture Partners, alongside SpringRock Ventures, LOUD Capital and MBX Capital, for a collective investment of $9 million.
Apr 26, 2022
Delta Dental Community Care Foundation launches multi-year funding program to address national oral health care crisis among older adults
The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of California, today announced it is launching a multi-year program to fund community-based coalitions to address the oral health care crisis among older adults in the U.S.
Apr 19, 2022
Forbes: Looking beyond the Great Resignation: How to keep your best talent during the Great Upgrade
The shift is finally happening—executives and employees are changing the workplace narrative from the Great Resignation to the Great Upgrade.
Apr 18, 2022
Fostering workplace belonging through Inclusion Communities
We are acting intentionally to champion inclusion and belonging as we shape our culture to ensure that our employees can be their true selves at work.
Apr 13, 2022
5 tips to a healthy fast this Ramadan
This year, take some time to be mindful of what your body needs and try out these tips to practice healthy fasting.
Mar 17, 2022
Delta Dental Community Care Foundation provides funding for Smile Crew CA
Delta Dental Community Care Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of California, today announced it is funding Smile Crew CA, a program launched to foster new employment opportunities in the dental field for California residents.
Mar 14, 2022
The mouth, body, mind connection: The incredible role your oral health plays in your overall health
It can be said that if our eyes are the window to our soul, then our mouth is a mirror to our health. While this may seem farfetched, the truth is that one of the first indicators of poor health may be trouble in our mouths.
Mar 03, 2022
Join our World Oral Health Day sweepstakes
Wait, toothpaste can attract bears? World Oral Health Day is on March 20th and we’re giving away a sweet giveaway to welcome Spring with outdoor oral health tips.
Feb 28, 2022
Delta Dental Community Care Foundation establishes $1 million scholarship endowment for Howard University dentistry students
The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation today announced it has granted $1 million to Howard University College of Dentistry to launch the Delta Dental Endowed Scholarship for Opportunity program.
Feb 24, 2022
Employee Spotlight: Cleven DeRamus, empowering his team to stand up for social justice
In 2000, we had the privilege of welcoming Cleven DeRamus to Delta Dental’s Underwriting and Actuarial Team. Since joining the Growth organization, Cleven has worked his way up the ranks and is not only a distinguished member of his team, but a friendly face.
Feb 23, 2022
Public health crisis for older adults revealed
Adults 65 and older suffer disproportionately from poor oral health. Nearly a quarter suffer from untreated decay. This is how you can help!
Feb 15, 2022
Children’s Dental Health Month - Make a Monster-Sized Mouth
It’s a great time to do some fun educational crafts with your kids! The good news is that cavities are preventable. Try this tooth-tastic activity.
Feb 14, 2022
5 barriers to oral health care affecting African Americans
There’s an old saying, “When white folks catch a cold, Black folks get pneumonia.” We see this in the current pandemic: overall U.S. life expectancy fell by 1.5 years, with African Americans losing three years of life expectancy. Similar outcomes are seen in oral health: almost one-third of Black children have had cavities in their baby teeth, compared to one-fifth of White children.
Dec 09, 2021
Dental Economics: The value teledentistry visits bring to dentists and their patients
It’s no surprise that the pandemic accelerated the adoption of telehealth across the medical and dental spheres. As dental offices learned to navigate lockdown measures, extended safety protocols, and assuaged patients’ fears of becoming exposed to the virus via the dental office, virtual care has only scratched the surface of its potential in teledentistry.
Nov 23, 2021
This Giving Tuesday give back with your kids
November 30 marks Giving Tuesday, a global movement to encourage people to do good and help their communities following Thanksgiving festivities.
Nov 19, 2021
Saluting U.S. Navy Veteran, dental provider and community advocate: Dr. George Yellich
Despite giving their service to our country, only 8% of Veterans are eligible for dental care through the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Nov 15, 2021
San Francisco Business Times: Designing equitable benefits for a diverse workforce – Q&A with Delta Dental’s chief people officer
Sarah Chavarria, executive vice president and chief people officer at Delta Dental of California and Affiliates, recently talked with the San Francisco Business Times about benefit plan design for diverse workforces.
Nov 10, 2021
Join our Pantry Challenge for Month of Service
Delta Dental of California is announcing a Pantry Challenge sweepstakes to celebrate our Month of Service from Nov. 9-30, 2021.
Oct 26, 2021
Delta Dental Community Care Foundation to Provide More Than $20 Million to Nonprofit Organizations
The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation today announced it is providing more than $20 million in funding to various nonprofit organizations throughout the 15 states and the District of Columbia in which Delta Dental of California operates.
Oct 06, 2021
Forbes: A truly diverse and inclusive workplace starts with an inclusive benefit design
The traditional approach to benefit design is no longer sufficient in supporting an increasingly diverse workforce.
Sep 27, 2021
Delta Dental of California Sells Equity Stake Investment Back to Moda Holdings Group, Inc.
Delta Dental of California today announced it is selling back to Moda Holdings Group, Inc. the $152.4 million equity stake investment it made in 2019 for a 49.5 percent share in Moda Partners, Inc.
Sep 16, 2021
For Delta Dental customers impacted by recent natural disasters
A number of municipalities in parts of the U.S. have declared states of emergency due to the impacts of recent natural disasters.
Sep 01, 2021
Delta Dental of California and P&R Dental Strategies partner to integrate Dentaqual® dentist quality rating system into Delta Dental’s dentist directory listings
Delta Dental of California and P&R Dental Strategies, the leading supplier of data-driven business solutions for dental payers, today announced a partnership that began in April 2021 to integrate the DentaQual dentist quality rating system into Delta Dental of California’s network dentist directory listings.
Aug 19, 2021
Kick off the school year with a smile: 3 back-to-school tips
It’s that time again; kids are going back to school. They are set with new clothes, school supplies, and a packed schedule.
Aug 05, 2021
Delta Dental of California Named One of Top Bay Area Corporate Philanthropists in 2020 by San Francisco Business Times for Fourth Consecutive Year
Delta Dental of California today announced it has been recognized as one of the top 100 corporate philanthropists in the San Francisco Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times.
Jul 06, 2021
Delta Dental Insurance Company Applauds New Electronic Communication Delivery Legislation for Health Benefit Plans in Texas
Delta Dental Insurance Company, an affiliate of Delta Dental of California, today announced its support for recently enacted legislation in Texas (S.B. 2124) that enables medical, dental and vision health benefit plans operating within the state to transition from paper-based to electronic delivery of certain customer communications.
Jun 24, 2021
Delta Dental Community Care Foundation Donates $1.5 Million to Feed Hungry Californians
The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation today announced $1.5 million in grants to food banks that touch every county in California.
May 28, 2021
It’s National Smile Month – 5 ways to make brushing fun for your little ones
In celebration of this year’s National Smile Month, Delta Dental is excited to bring awareness to your child’s oral health by offering our tips for tiny teeth and advice on fun ways to engage your kids in forming healthy dental habits.
Mar 23, 2021
Meals on Wheels San Francisco Receives $500,000 Grant from Delta Dental Community Care Foundation
The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation and Meals on Wheels San Francisco today announced a partnership to improve the oral health of the Bay Area’s most vulnerable seniors. Meals on Wheels received a grant of $500,000 in support of its operations and to begin planning for future work.
Mar 15, 2021
Roadmap to a Healthy Smile: Oral Health Tips for Each Life Stage
Consistent oral care and wellness habits are important during every stage of your life. So important, that every year we celebrate World Oral Health Day internationally on March 20.
Feb 23, 2021
Edith Dorsey: Your story begins when someone believes in you
As we celebrate Black History Month, and as businesses make strides to develop bold diversity and inclusion strategies, I’ve been reflecting on the good fortune I’ve had to engage with exceptional leaders who encouraged me in my early years and taught me to believe in myself.
Feb 22, 2021
Delta Dental of California and its Affiliates Announce New Teledentistry Offerings
Delta Dental of California and its affiliates today announced two new teledentistry offerings that enable plan members the option to receive preventive oral health care consultation remotely.
Feb 01, 2021
Video – How Delta Dental Community Care Foundation partners adapted to serve their communities amid the pandemic
2020 was tough for nonprofits. In spite of increased demand for services amid reduced resources, they managed to help their communities navigate and respond to the year’s challenges. Learn how our support helped the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, Mana Ministries and Good Samaritan Health Center.
Jan 28, 2021
Helping your child’s smile shine
February is Children’s Dental Health Month. What better time to help ensure that your child’s smile shines brightly for years to come? Here’s some useful tips for protecting your child’s teeth from infancy on.
Dec 01, 2020
It’s Giving Tuesday – Here’s How You Can Give Back This Holiday Season
December 1 marks Giving Tuesday, which is a global movement to encourage people to do good. And despite Christmas decorations appearing in stores in August, it also marks the beginning of the holiday season, which is a time where many people think about those in their communities who might be less fortunate and in need of clothing, food, toys or other assistance.
Dec 01, 2020
Delta Dental Community Care Foundation Marks Giving Tuesday with $2.5 Million in Grants to Fight Food Insecurity
The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation announced that it is giving $2.5 million to 39 food banks across 15 states and Washington, D.C. This announcement falls on Giving Tuesday, a global generosity movement that encourages people and organizations to do good, which has deeper resonance amid the challenges presented by COVID-19.
Nov 16, 2020
Delta Dental Community Care Foundation Awards $100,000 to Joint Military Coalition
The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation today announced that it has awarded $100,000 to the Joint Military Coalition to provide oral health and wellness scholarships and certification support to members of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard as well as transitioning veterans and their family members.
Nov 05, 2020
Dental Health is About Much More Than a Smile
In the military, you knew the importance of maintaining your gear and making sure everything was in tip-top shape. As a veteran, you now have the responsibility to take care of something even more important: your health and the health of your family.
Aug 26, 2020
Delta Dental Community Care Foundation Awards $11 million in Grants to Nonprofits
The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation has given grants to more than 250 organizations, totaling $11 million to provide relief amid the COVID-19 pandemic. These unrestricted grants were intended to help the Foundation’s nonprofit partners continue to provide vital services to the most vulnerable members of their communities.
Aug 06, 2020
Delta Dental of California Named Top Bay Area Corporate Philanthropist by San Francisco Business Times for the Third Year in A Row
Delta Dental of California today announced it has been named number 25 of the top 100 corporate philanthropists in the San Francisco Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times. This is the third consecutive year Delta Dental of California has been recognized for its support of Bay Area charities.
Jul 22, 2020
Delta Dental of California and its Affiliates Announce Additional $100 Million in Funding to its COVID-19 Financial Assistance Loan Program
Delta Dental of California, which offers comprehensive oral health care coverage to more than 36 million members, today announced it is making available an additional $100 million in loan funding to its independent provider network across 15 U.S. states and the District of Columbia for economic assistance and COVID-19-related relief.
Jul 01, 2020
Delta Dental of California and its Affiliates Deliver Additional Financial Assistance in Response to COVID-19
Delta Dental of California and its affiliates announced this week additional financial assistance initiatives that include premium relief for customers and reimbursements for dental providers to help cover the cost of personal protective equipment (PPE) and other expenses.
Apr 28, 2020
Delta Dental of California and its Affiliate Companies Announce Partnership With Lendeavor for $200 Million Covid-19 Financial Assistance Program
Delta Dental of California today announced details of a $200 million loan program through a partnership with Lendeavor that will provide economic assistance and post-COVID-19 pandemic relief for its independent provider network.
Apr 23, 2020
Delta Dental encourages dental provider community to donate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in support of “Protecting People Everywhere” COVID-19 initiative
Delta Dental is encouraging PPE donations through the “Protecting People Everywhere” initiative.
Apr 21, 2020
Delta Dental Community Care Foundation Pledges $2 Million in Funding to Support New York State Organizations Responding to COVID-19
The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation announced today that it is pledging $2 million in funding for organizations in New York state that are at the forefront of helping those most impacted by COVID-19. This announcement brings total funding from the Delta Dental Community Care Foundation for COVID-19 response to $11 million.
Apr 15, 2020
Delta Dental of California Announces $200 Million COVID-19-related Financial Aid Program to Support its Independent Network Providers
Delta Dental of California today announced it is establishing a $200 million loan program to provide economic assistance and post-COVID-19 pandemic relief for its independent provider network across 15 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.
Mar 27, 2020
Important Information For Our Providers About Teledentistry
The ADA and government agencies recommend postponing elective procedures at this time. Please use teledentistry to assess your patients for non-emergency consults, before patients come into the office.
Mar 24, 2020
Delta Dental Community Care Foundation Announces $5 Million in Funding for COVID-19 Response
The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation announced today that it is making $5 million in funding available to organizations across its 15-state service area that are at the forefront of helping the communities most impacted by COVID-19. Funds will support a variety of response activities for at risk populations.
Mar 20, 2020
A Message to Delta Dental Customers and Patients About Coronavirus
The health and well-being of Delta Dental enrollees, dental care providers and employees is our top priority.
Mar 20, 2020
A Message to Delta Dental Providers About the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The health and well-being of Delta Dental providers, customers, enrollees and employees is our mission and priority. We are actively monitoring the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.
Feb 05, 2020
Delta Dental Community Care Foundation Endows Scholarship at University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry
The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation announced it has given $1 million to the UCSF School of Dentistry to create the Delta Dental Community Care Foundation Endowed Scholarship for Opportunity."
Sep 16, 2019
Delta Dental Of California And Affiliates Announce New Treatment Service Through Virtudent To Improve Access To Preventive Oral Care
Delta dental of california and affiliates announce new treatment service through virtudent to improve access to preventive oral care
Aug 14, 2019
Delta Dental Community Care Foundation Announces 2019 Student Leadership Award Recipients
The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation today announced the recipients of its annual Delta Dental Student Leadership Awards. 29 exceptional dental school students will each receive $10,000 in recognition of leadership abilities and dedication to providing dental care and oral health education.
Jul 29, 2019
Delta Dental of California Named One of 2019’s Top Bay Area Corporate Philanthropists by San Francisco Business Times
Delta Dental of California has been recognized as one of the top 100 corporate philanthropists in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times.
Apr 11, 2019
Oakland A’s Team Up with Delta Dental of California
Delta Dental and the A's are committed to making a social impact within the communities they serve and are coming together through employee-driven volunteer initiatives to benefit people in need throughout Oakland and the Bay Area.
Apr 02, 2019
Kenzie Ferguson Joins Delta Dental of California as Vice President of Foundation and Corporate Social Responsibility
Delta Dental is pleased to announce Kenzie Ferguson as its new vice president of foundation and corporate social responsibility.
Mar 20, 2019
Delta Dental of California and Philips Oral Health Establish Partnership to Advance Oral Health and Improve Health Care Outcomes
Delta Dental of California, its affiliates and Philips Oral Healthcare division today announced a partnership born out of a shared mission to promote and improve oral health and wellness.
Feb 28, 2019
Delta Dental of California and Moda Announce Completion of Strategic Partnership Deal
Delta Dental of California and Moda today announced the completion of a $152.4 million investment by Delta Dental of California for a 49.5% stake in Moda, a holding company with health-related lines of business.
Feb 26, 2019
Michael J. Castro Named President and Chief Executive Officer of Delta Dental of California and Affiliates
Delta Dental of California and affiliates today announced that the Board of Directors has named Michael J. Castro as President and Chief Executive Officer of Delta Dental of California and affiliates.
Feb 12, 2019
Delta Dental Community Care Foundation Grants $50,000 to UNLV School of Dental Medicine Community Clinics
Delta Dental Community Care Foundation Grants $50,000 to UNLV School of Dental Medicine Community Clinics.