February is Children's Dental Health Month and this issue of Smile Coach Monthly has a couple of articles centered on this theme. Visit smilecoachmonthly.com to enjoy features that include 'Celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month!', 'Stick to Tried-and-True Methods for Teething Troubles', 'Big Game, Big Taste: Healthy Game Day Snacks' and our recipe of the month is Valentine's Day Fruit Kabobs. Yummy!
Manchester, N.H. – The Boys & Girls Club of Manchester is excited to announce a new program to provide fundamental dental care to our members. We will work with onsite dental provider, Virtudent, to greatly increase access to dental care for children in our programs, regardless of their existing dental care access or insurance coverage. Funding for this program is made possible through Northeast Delta Dental. The program will extend its reach to the greater Concord area through the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central NH later this year.
Burlington, VT – The Chittenden County Homeless Alliance announced today a $60,000 grant from Delta Dental Plan of Vermont awarded to fund a collective impact approach towards making homelessness in Chittenden County both rare and brief. The award will help expand and coordinate the involvement of government, business, philanthropy, non-profit organizations and citizens through the hiring of backbone support. This support will better organize local efforts around homelessness, to reinforce successful strategies and to ensure that success is measured consistently through systems of reliable shared data.
PORTLAND, Maine - The University of New England is pleased to announce a $600,000 grant from Delta Dental Plan of Maine, a Northeast Delta Dental company, to develop a scholarship and loan repayment program for UNE College of Dental Medicine students and graduates. The grant supports a strategic initiative to build an intentional pipeline of UNE-educated dentists to designated rural and underserved areas of Maine.
Winooski - The Chittenden County Opioid Alliance (CCOA) and Delta Dental Plan of Vermont (DDPVT) are announcing the investment of $150,000 over the course of the next three years to combat opioid abuse and dependency. On September 9, the DDPVT Board of Trustees approved the grant in light of the severity of the epidemic and the importance of effectively combating it to improve the overall health of the residents of the region.