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2017

May

Auburn Reporter

VRFA firefighters, staff, family and friends joined the Delta Dental of Washington's Tooth Fairy and Smile Power team to celebrate Dean McAuely for his charitable work the community.


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Arlington Times

Marysville Gretchell High School senior receives a weekend of recognition, from Prom King to Smile Maker.


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April

Watchdog

Washington tribe beats dental lobby, gets dental therapy
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Federal Way Mirror

Delta Dental of Washington sends Jefferson bowling team to nationals with $2,000 check.
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Auburn Reporter

Delta Dental of Washington celebrates Smile Power in Auburn.
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Kent Reporter

Delta Dental of Washington celebrates Smile Power in Kent.
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March

Go: South Seattle

Mary's Place and Delta Dental of Washington helped make the Gilbertson's new house into a home.
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KING 5 News

Delta Dental of Washington surprised this once homeless family with furniture for their new home.
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Seattle Refined

Unleash Your Smile Power- a statewide community engagement campaign, celebrating the power of a healthy smile.
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February

Go: South Seattle

Did you see the tooth fairy in South Seattle on Saturday? She was out and about spreading smiles while teaching children about the importance of oral health.
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January

Seattle Times

Cool Jobs- Seattle's own professional tooth fairy
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2016

November

The Registry

Beacon Hill's Pacific Tower has been revitalized as a center for innovation in community health and education.
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Q13

Beacon Hill's Pacific Tower has been revitalized as a center for innovation in community health and education.
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Shoreline Area News

Delta Dental of Washington helped a Mary's Place family make their new apartments a true home for the holidays.
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October

KOMO 4 News

Halloween Candy Tips for Parents
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NWCN News

Best and Worst Candy for Kids' Teeth
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September

Healthy smiles are critical for senior's overall health, and maintain good oral health habits is especially important as you age.
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August

Federal Way Mirror

The Boys & Girls Club of Federal Way experiences the 'Dream of Flight' at the Museum of Flight, courtesy of Delta Dental.
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July

Puget Sound Business Journal Online

Delta Dental of Washington headquarters to move to a central location.
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Puget Sound Business Journal

Delta Dental Headquarters to move to central location to be near transit and other services.
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May

Capitol Hill Times

Dental Education Center Opens in June to Provide Care to Low-Income, Uninsured Patients
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April

Puget Sound Business Journal

New Dental Education Clinic to open in the PacMed Building
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February

Celebrate National Tooth Fairy Day with us!

The Tooth Fairy will be at the following libraries on February 27th. Join us as she reads the Berenstain Bears Visit the Dentist and talks to kids about keeping their smiles healthy. Children will receive a free book and toothbrush.

Schedule:
Bellevue Library  11 a.m. to noon
Library Connection at Crossroads  1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

January

ParentMap: Beyond Brushing: Understanding, Preventing and Treating Common Childhood Dental Problems

From early decay to enamel issues to thumb sucking, here’s what you need to know about common kids’ dental health issues and how to prevent them.
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2015

December

KING 5 News: Holiday Oral Health

VIDEO – Amity Addrisi interviews Dr. Kuhl about oral health during the holidays. KING
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November

Port Townsend Leader: Delta Dental Tooth Fairy and Smile Power hand out smiles

Delta Dental of Washington’s Tooth Fairy and Smile Power spent three days this week honoring Port Townsend community members who give their time through volunteerism and other acts of goodwill.
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Mason County Life: Tooth Fairy busy granting wishes

SHELTON – For three days, Nov. 2 – 4, Delta Dental of Washington’s Tooth Fairy and Smile Power team rolled into town in the Smile Power vehicle, bringing surprise and delight and offering free smiles to those they met.
See the Tooth Fairy granting wishes
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Mason County Journal: Delta rewards volunteers

When Kim Norris went to Starbucks in Shelton on Nov. 2, she thought she was just catching up with a friend. Even when her friend, Sonya Carroll, insisted on a strict time for their Monday coffee date and demanded Norris get off her phone, Norris didn’t suspect anything was amiss.
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August

Peninsula Daily News: SmileMobile to see kids in Forks this week

FORKS — The Washington Dental Service Foundation's SmileMobile is in Forks this week.
It parked at the Bogachiel Medical Clinic, 351 Founders Way, on Monday and will remain there through Wednesday.
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June

Puget Sound Business Journal: Men’s Oral Health is Critical to Maintaining Overall Health

SEATTLE, June 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- From heart disease to erectile dysfunction, the impacts of poor dental care among men can have health impacts far more serious than a toothache.
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Columbian BLOGS: Dentists: Men brush your teeth (and floss)

Fewer than 50 percent of men brush their teeth twice a day, according to Delta Dental of Washington.
Men are also less likely to seek preventive care from a dentist until a problem is too painful – and likely too far advanced.
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May

Puget Sound Business Journal Corporate Citizenship Awards

More than 500 people gathered Thursday at the Seattle Sheraton to celebrate a rich tradition of corporate philanthropy at the Puget Sound Business Journal's 2015 Corporate Citizenship Awards luncheon.
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2014

December

Geek of the Week: Delta Dental’s John Bursett is a dental data pioneer

Big data is all the rage in the tech industry these days, but John Bursett has been uncovering meaningful insights from data since long before it was big.
Bursett is the senior vice president of underwriting for Delta Dental of Washington, a Seattle native who joined the company 50 years ago as its first statistician.
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May

Puget Sound Business Journal: A reason to smile: Washington leads nation in access to dental care for low-income kids

Washington leads the country in the percentage of babies and preschoolers from low-income families getting dental care. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 54 percent of Medicaid-eligible young children are receiving oral care in Washington, a rate higher than any other state.
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