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Sarah Chavarria named president of Delta Dental of California and Affiliates

Announcements | August 11, 2022

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.

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Kids with poor oral health are more likely to perform poorly in school: What parents and teachers can do about it

Insights | August 8, 2022

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. Each year children lose valuable days of school due to issues with their teeth. On average, 34 million school hours are lost each year ​because of unplanned (emergency) dental care, according to the CDC. 

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Delta Dental of California named one of the top Bay Area corporate philanthropists in 2021 by San Francisco Business Times for fifth consecutive year

Announcements | August 4, 2022

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.

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Filling the gap: A Delta Dental Q&A on the senior oral health care crisis in America

Insights | June 22, 2022

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.

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All is well as Delta Dental receives WELL Health-Safety Rating for its main office facilities

Announcements | June 14, 2022

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. 

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2 minute songs to brush your teeth to

Wellness wisdom | June 7, 2022

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!

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