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A.M. Best upgrades our group of companies to ‘A’
A.M. Best upgraded its financial strength ratings for Delta Dental of California and three of our affiliates to ‘A’
Delta Dental awards grants to 60 dental school students
2016 leadership awards recognize outstanding dental school graduates from 20 schools.
Delta Dental awarded Denti-Cal administrative services contract
Delta Dental continues as administrator for Denti-Cal, the California oral health Medicaid program for underserved children and adults.
Delta Dental wins award for oral health educational video
The video has taught thousands of children about oral health.
Delta Dental grant aims to improve oral health for Texas children
Delta Dental awards America’s ToothFairy $50,000 grant to spread oral health awareness in Texas schools.
More pregnant women accessing dental care, Delta Dental says
New Delta Dental survey data show more pregnant women nationwide are paying attention to their oral health by visiting the dentist.
Delta Dental donates $20,000 to Florida Mission of Mercy
The Florida Mission of Mercy, now in its third year, helps bring dental care to the state’s underserved. Delta Dental – one of the original sponsors of this event – this year contributed $20,000 to the cause.
Tooth Fairy giving down 10.32% from 2014
The Tooth Fairy gave a total of $256 million for lost teeth in 2015.
Delta Dental of California promotes Nilesh Patel to executive vice president and chief operations officer
The 10-year Delta Dental veteran has served as senior vice president of operations and state government programs since 2006.
Delta Dental of California promotes Kevin Jackson to senior vice president of underwriting and actuarial
The University of California, Berkeley, graduate is responsible for providing strategic planning, direction and leadership for the company’s underwriting and actuarial activities.
Delta Dental of California names Michelle Bonfilio vice president of human resources
Bonfilio brings with her nearly 20 years of experience in human resources management.
Delta Dental of California promotes Karen Robinson to vice president of corporate affairs
Robinson will also serve as the chief of staff to Delta Dental of California president and CEO, Anthony S. Barth.
Delta Dental of California promotes Janine Hempelman to vice president of information technology shared services
Hempelman will be responsible for the project management office, architecture, configuration, business and systems analysis, and test and release engineering.
Delta Dental of California promotes Belinda Martinez to executive vice president and chief sales and marketing officer
Martinez is a 28-year veteran of the group of companies.
Delta Dental raises nearly $800,000 to fight pancreatic cancer
Former president and CEO Gary D. Radine led fundraising effort for this donation to the American Cancer Society.
Top 8 reasons keeping parents away from the office
Delta Dental survey shows what is stopping you from getting to work this winter.
TRICARE Retiree Dental Program celebrates 1.5 million enrollees milestone
Delta Dental has provided quality dental coverage to the nation’s military retirees and their families since December 2012.
Anthony S. Barth becomes president and CEO of Delta Dental of California and affiliated companies
Barth takes over for Gary D. Radine, who retired on December 31, 2015.
Delta Dental premiums on health care exchange remain steady for 2016, contrary to national trend
Our group of companies is keeping dental plan costs as affordable as possible to help make care accessible.
Delta Dental of California names Barbara Rodzinka VP of enterprise operations shared services
Rodzinka will be responsible for quality assurance and reporting, training, mail services and business system group operations for our group of companies.
Delta Dental recommits to 16 public exchanges for plan year 2016
Our group of companies hopes to reach more individuals and groups with its low-cost and high-value strategy.
Delta Dental lauds Covered California for addition of affordable adult dental insurance
For the first time, adult dental is now a purchasing option on Covered California. Delta Dental of California is one of five carriers offering a “family plan” in the state exchange for plan year 2016.
Delta Dental releases 2014 corporate sustainability report
Our web-based report details how we’ve increased our green practices.
How you can help your child get an A+ in oral health
Use these oral health tips to keep your kiddo smiling at school and at home.
Delta Dental promotes Andrea Fegley to vice president of legal division
Fegley will oversee the legal, regulatory and compliance activities for Delta Dental of California and affiliated companies.
Delta Dental promotes Shan Swaminathan to vice president of applications development
Swaminathan will work to implement large-scale applications for the group of companies.
Delta Dental promotes Brian Holm to vice president of infrastructure engineering
Holm is a 30 year veteran of the IT industry and 11 year veteran of Delta Dental of California and its affiliates.
Delta Dental awards America’s ToothFairy $50,000 grant to promote dental wellness and health in Texas schools
Grant will be used to educate students in nine school districts about the importance of oral health.
Recognizing tomorrow's leaders: Delta Dental awards grants to 65 outstanding dental school graduates
Students from 20 different dental schools received a total of more than $200,000 in grants.
Delta Dental of California awards $50,000 grant to Bay Area Oral Health Zone
Grant money will help promote oral health education and services in six counties.
For our Illinois clients and enrollees
Please see this important information regarding two bulletins issued by the Illinois Department of Insurance for people affected by recent storms in that state.
Philanthropic contributions exceed $5.5 million for group of Delta Dental companies in 2014
Our enterprise donated millions to directly support oral health education, research and community outreach.
Gary D. Radine, president and CEO of Delta Dental of California and affiliates, announces retirement
As part of a yearlong transition, Gary D. Radine and future president and CEO of our group of companies, Anthony S. Barth, will share responsibilities during 2015.
Delta Delta’s Ongoing Commitment to Privacy and Security
Delta Dental is committed to protecting and securing your protected health information (PHI).
Willis Quality Index awards five-star rating to Delta Dental Insurance Company in latest survey
Out of 15 U.S.-based dental carriers ranked in the survey, Delta Dental Insurance Company scored the highest in every category.
New Delta Dental survey finds kids’ oral health doesn’t make the grade
Fewer than half of surveyed parents would give their kids an “A” grade for oral health.
Delta Dental announces plan to build on quarter million lives in state health exchanges
The group of companies collectively serves more exchange enrollees than any other dental insurer.
Don’t be “shellshocked” — you’re covered
For our clients and enrollees: Delta Dental's systems are not vulnerable to the “shellshock” bug.
Delta Dental launches Hispanic dental wellness and education initiative in Dallas-Fort Worth
Dallas-Fort Worth becomes the fourth urban area for our Hispanic outreach program, which seeks to educate people about the benefits of good oral health.
Delta Dental awards $10,000 grant to Tolosa Children’s Dental Center
San Luis Obispo County dental clinic is awarded Delta Dental Community Care Foundation grant for the third consecutive year.
Delta Dental philanthropic efforts focus on today’s care, future of dentistry
Community benefits report shows this group of companies gave more than $200,000 in grants to dental clinics, dental school graduates and oral health programs in 2013-2014.
Delta Dental of California names Hari Makkala group vice president of information technology
IT executive promoted from within our group of companies.
Tooth decay and missing teeth are more common in Hispanics and Latinos
The Latin Post reports on an NIH health study including oral health in Hispanic and Latino communities.
Take control of your health and happiness one dental visit at a time
A new Delta Dental survey finds people are overall happier when they visited the dentist.
Something to grin about: Good smiles make people more attractive
A new nationwide Delta Dental survey finds people love smiles.
Delta Dental names Marty Sheetz vice president of implementation and exchanges
She will oversee management of 27 public health exchanges for Delta Dental of California and its affiliated companies.
Delta Dental names Bob Menhart vice president of contact center operations
Bob Menhart will oversee three contact centers for our group of companies.

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