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The Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation website is currently being redesigned. During this time, only limited information is available. For questions about the Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation, please contact Kelly Caldwell at 501-992-1698 or kcaldwell@ddpar.com.

Delta Dental of Arkansas is the state's leading dental insurance provider. While insurance is our business, improving oral health is our mission. We believe that everyone deserves a healthy smile which is why the Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation supports a number of programs designed to improve the dental health of Arkansans. As a  not-for-profit corporation, we contribute over $1 million  annually to dental education, prevention and treatment initiatives including:

Education

  • Scholarships for dental students
  • Dental school loan repayment program for dentists who practice in underserved areas
  • Dental school renovations at the University of Tennessee and Louisiana State University which secured placement of 16 additional Arkansas dental students
  • Renovations to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences for a new dental clinic and dental residency program

 
Prevention

  • Funding for equipment to fluoridate Arkansas water systems
  • Annual sponsor for the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement

 

    Treatment

    • Annual contribution to Arkansas Children's Hospital to fund dental clinic operations, three mobile dental clinics, the dental sealant program and oral health literacy efforts
    • Annual contribution to the Arkansas Mission of Mercy to provide free dental care to those in need
    • Annual contributions to charity dental clinics across the state bringing much needed dental treatment to individuals who can't afford care treatment to individuals who can't afford care 
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