The mission of the Delta Dental Foundation (DDF) is to develop and enhance partnerships and programs to improve oral and overall health.

The DDF focuses its support in these categories:

  • Increasing dental access to underserved and high-risk populations
  • Providing educational programming on the importance of oral health and how it relates to overall health
  • Providing scholarships and awards to dental students
  • Continuing education programs for the dental profession

The Delta Dental Foundation (DDF) was established in 1980 as a nonprofit, charitable organization and serves as the philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, and North Carolina.