OUR MISSION

We’re putting a new spotlight on oral health

The Delta Dental Institute is dedicated to advancing oral health for all Americans in partnership with Delta Dental companies and dedicated partners across the country. With expertise rooted in Delta Dental's rich history of oral health leadership, we engage in and support oral health research, community outreach, and advocacy, striving to ensure that everyone understands the importance of oral health to overall health and has access to the care they need.

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Research

Partnering with leading institutions to produce data-driven insights in pursuit of actionable solutions to expand access to care, address disparities, and drive better policy decisions.

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Community Impact

Engaging and investing in our communities to break down barriers to oral health care and improve the health of our communities. 

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Advocacy

Promoting the importance of oral health to overall health by educating policymakers and other stakeholders.

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The Delta Dental Institute has launched a new campaign to help increase the number of oral health professionals from historically underrepresented groups. This campaign will drive toward a more diverse oral health workforce by establishing the Delta Dental Oral Health Diversity Fund and by supporting initiatives in oral health education, research, and community investment.

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