19 de julio de 2023Delta Dental of California President Sarah Chavarria at Transform 2023In a fireside chat at Transform, Delta Dental of California President Sarah Chavarria sat down with moderator Tanzina Vega and Briana van Strijp, chief executive officer at Anthemis Group, to share insights about her career journey to senior leadership at Delta Dental and how cultural transformation can lead to strategic business transformation.
15 de mayo de 2023Joining forces to improve the oral health and wellness of older adultsIn March 2023, the Community Care Foundation gathered representatives from its inaugural Washington, D.C. coalition partners, Howard University College of Dentistry and Mary’s Center, and new California coalition partners, Dientes Community Dental Care and Salud Para La Gente, to host its first Senior Oral Health Coalition Program summit.
3 de octubre de 2022For Delta Dental customers impacted by Hurricane IanPresident Biden has declared a federal state of emergency in Florida as a result of the impacts of Hurricane Ian. During this difficult time for Floridians, Delta Dental will take measures to ensure its enrollees' dental health needs continue to be met.
19 de septiembre de 2022Healthy Aging Month GiveawayHealthy Aging Month is a month-long observance that focuses national attention on the positive aspects of growing older, encouraging people to be healthy, and age gracefully.
22 de agosto de 2022Delta Dental of California announces updates to its leadership structureDelta Dental of California today announced additional changes to its leadership structure to align with the promotion of Sarah Chavarria to president, which it shared Aug. 11, 2022. In her new role as President, Ms. Chavarria directs all aspects of Operations, People, Growth and Technology for Delta Dental.
22 de junio de 2022Filling the gap: A Delta Dental Q&A on the senior oral health care crisis in AmericaTo 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.
7 de junio de 20222 minute songs to brush your teeth toWe'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!
3 de marzo de 2022Join our World Oral Health Day sweepstakesWait, toothpaste can attract bears? World Oral Health Day is on March 20th and we’re giving away a sweet giveaway to welcome Spring with outdoor oral health tips.
14 de febrero de 20225 barriers to oral health care affecting African AmericansThere’s an old saying, “When white folks catch a cold, Black folks get pneumonia.” We see this in the current pandemic: overall U.S. life expectancy fell by 1.5 years, with African Americans losing three years of life expectancy. Similar outcomes are seen in oral health: almost one-third of Black children have had cavities in their baby teeth, compared to one-fifth of White children.
9 de diciembre de 2021Dental Economics: The value teledentistry visits bring to dentists and their patientsIt’s no surprise that the pandemic accelerated the adoption of telehealth across the medical and dental spheres. As dental offices learned to navigate lockdown measures, extended safety protocols, and assuaged patients’ fears of becoming exposed to the virus via the dental office, virtual care has only scratched the surface of its potential in teledentistry.
23 de febrero de 2021Edith Dorsey: Your story begins when someone believes in youAs we celebrate Black History Month, and as businesses make strides to develop bold diversity and inclusion strategies, I’ve been reflecting on the good fortune I’ve had to engage with exceptional leaders who encouraged me in my early years and taught me to believe in myself.
28 de enero de 2021Helping your child’s smile shineFebruary is Children’s Dental Health Month. What better time to help ensure that your child’s smile shines brightly for years to come? Here’s some useful tips for protecting your child’s teeth from infancy on.
1 de diciembre de 2020It’s Giving Tuesday – Here’s How You Can Give Back This Holiday SeasonDecember 1 marks Giving Tuesday, which is a global movement to encourage people to do good. And despite Christmas decorations appearing in stores in August, it also marks the beginning of the holiday season, which is a time where many people think about those in their communities who might be less fortunate and in need of clothing, food, toys or other assistance.
16 de noviembre de 2020Delta Dental Community Care Foundation Awards $100,000 to Joint Military CoalitionThe Delta Dental Community Care Foundation today announced that it has awarded $100,000 to the Joint Military Coalition to provide oral health and wellness scholarships and certification support to members of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard as well as transitioning veterans and their family members.
5 de noviembre de 2020Dental Health is About Much More Than a SmileIn the military, you knew the importance of maintaining your gear and making sure everything was in tip-top shape. As a veteran, you now have the responsibility to take care of something even more important: your health and the health of your family.
26 de agosto de 2020Delta Dental Community Care Foundation Awards $11 million in Grants to NonprofitsThe Delta Dental Community Care Foundation has given grants to more than 250 organizations, totaling $11 million to provide relief amid the COVID-19 pandemic. These unrestricted grants were intended to help the Foundation’s nonprofit partners continue to provide vital services to the most vulnerable members of their communities.
11 de abril de 2019Oakland A’s Team Up with Delta Dental of CaliforniaDelta Dental and the A's are committed to making a social impact within the communities they serve and are coming together through employee-driven volunteer initiatives to benefit people in need throughout Oakland and the Bay Area.