Delta Dental of Minnesota
Delta Dental of Minnesota is one of the largest providers of dental benefits in the Upper Midwest, serving more than 8,800 Minnesota- and North Dakota-based purchasing groups and 4.1 million members nationwide. Founded in 1969, the company is an independent, nonprofit health service plan corporation.
Delta Dental of Minnesota News
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Recent Press Releases
Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation brings oral health education to classrooms across the stateApproximately 50,000 backpacks filled with fun oral health items are being distributed to more than 600 Minnesota schools as part of Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation’s Smiles@School program. The program provides first-graders across Minnesota with tools to help them care for their teeth, including a toothbrush, fluoridated toothpaste, a water bottle, an educational booklet, and other fun items. The program also involves dental experts providing sealants and fluoride treatments to roughly 4,000 at-risk second-graders in schools across Minnesota. [Read More]
Minneapolis Veterans Home opens nation's first fixed dental clinicThe State of Minnesota and the Minneapolis Veterans Home made history today by opening the nation’s first of its kind fixed dental clinic on a State Veterans Home campus. [Read More]
New Study: Parents Across the Country Struggling to Make Oral Health a Priority for Their KidsMore parents report that getting their kids to floss or brush their teeth is more challenging than getting their kids to make the bed or to complete their homework on time. This, according to a recent national survey conducted by Delta Dental. The Children’s Oral Health Survey indicates that many children are not following recommended guidelines of brushing their teeth for two minutes twice daily and flossing once a day, potentially leading to oral health problems. 78 percent of the parents surveyed confess that their child’s oral health is not as good as it could be, with 64 percent disclosing that their child currently has oral health issues, including cavities (31 percent). [Read More]