Giving back

 

Our purpose statement points us toward creating smiles, improving health and enhancing lives – and part of how we make that come to life is through the initiatives we use to contribute to our communities and increase dental health awareness.

 
 
 
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We kicked off 2018 with the announcement that Delta Dental awarded the largest grant in our history to the UCLA School of Dentistry. The $1.5 million grant will support the launch of a community-based clinical education program, enabling fourth-year dental students, overseen by credentialed dental practitioners, to tread Medicaid recipients and individuals who struggle with access to care.

Other recent initiatives have included:

And, our teams frequently take part in philanthropic efforts on a smaller scale. From volunteering at local food banks to participating in charity races, Delta Dental employees work together, and individually, to live our purpose each day.