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Oral Health Problems Associated with HIV and AIDS

For those who have HIV and AIDS, dental problems are common because their immune systems have trouble fighting off infections and disease. But it’s not all bad news. Many oral health problems can be successfully treated. If you are diagnosed with HIV or AIDS, make sure to schedule a dentist appointment to discuss your personal […]

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2013 Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation Grantees [Infographic]

Tooth decay is nearly 100% preventable, yet it is the most common chronic disease in children. Thankfully, organizations across the state are working to combat dental disease in children, youth and pregnant mothers. In February, the Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation awarded $450,000 in community grant funding to 37 such organizations. The programs funded by […]

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A child gets a sealant application as part of his school-based dental sealant program funded by the Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation.

Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation Opens Grants Cycle for Oral Health Funding

Are you aware that an estimated 50% of Arizona kindergarteners have untreated tooth decay, often due to limited access to adequate dental services? To help reduce the effects of untreated tooth decay, the Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation is pleased to announce the kick-off of the 2013-14 community grants program. The program provides funding to […]

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Get screened at the AZ Oral Cancer Walk!

Get Screened During Oral Cancer Awareness Month

In an effort to raise awareness, increase education and unite the community, walkers of all ages will gather at Scottsdale’s Eldorado Park on Saturday, April 6 for the Arizona Oral Cancer 5k Walk. As a sponsor of the event with a vested interest in Arizonan’s oral health, the Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation is encouraging […]

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Quit smoking this National Kick Butts Day!

Bust Your Bad Habit: Quit Smoking on National Kick Butts Day

If you are a smoker, take out one of your cigarettes and break it in half. You just saved 11 minutes of your life. Now, take that whole pack and throw it in the trash. Guess how many minutes of your life you just saved? 220! Can you believe that? It’s almost like magic. You […]

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Celebrate Give Kids A Smile Day in your community!

Give Kids A Smile Day: Help Underserved Children in Your Community

Every February more than 40,000 dentists and volunteers across the nation participate in Give Kids A Smile Day, an American Dental Association (ADA) program that provides dental services to underserved children. Dentists and other industry professionals volunteer their time and services to give approximately 450,000 kids screenings, treatments and education. Although the official date is […]

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Celebrate National Smile Month

Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer for many. Independence Day falls in the middle. And, we all wind down the season come Labor Day. There’s one summer event to celebrate, however, which lasts the entire month of June: National Smile Month! Originally known as National Smile Week, the celebration was first started in the United […]

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