Baby teeth need care, too.
Take your child to the dentist by age 1.
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that a child should go to the dentist within six months of getting the first tooth – and no later than the first birthday. An early visit to the dentist can set the foundation for a lifetime of great oral health.
Learn more about starting your child's oral health the right way.
The mission of the Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation is to support and improve the oral health of Iowans and to make a measurable difference in the oral health of Iowans with an emphasis on underserved populations. Since 2002, the Delta Dental of Iowa Public Benefit Program and Foundation have distributed over $30 million for oral health support and improvement projects in Iowa. In 2012, the Foundation announced two visionary, long-term goals focused on improving the oral health of Iowa's children and seniors.