• Delta Dental of Oklahoma Wins Beacon Award

    Delta Dental of Oklahoma won a Beacon Award for Charitable Influence at the annual ceremony July 14 at the Skirvin Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City.

    The annual awards, sponsored by the Journal Record newspaper, recognize Oklahoma businesses for philanthropic impact and charitable influence. Continue reading Delta Dental of Oklahoma Wins Beacon Award

    DDOK Launches Undergraduate Scholarship Program

    Delta Dental of Oklahoma has announced a three-year plan to establish pre-dentistry scholarship endowments at each public university in Oklahoma offering a pre-dental program or track. The program was launched this year with three universities – University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, East Central University in Ada and the University of Oklahoma in Norman.

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    Good Shepherd Ministries Needs Your Help

    During a time when demand for affordable or free healthcare is at an all-time high, free health clinics across the country are facing mounting financial strains. Good Shepherd Ministries in downtown Oklahoma City is no exception.

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    Tooth Fairy Tales from Around the World

    Your tooth is loose. So you connect a string from tooth to doorknob, slam the door and bam, it’s out. Now what? In the United States, the tooth goes under the pillow and a magical fairy flutters down at night and replaces the tooth with some major coinage (actually, $3.19, today’s average going rate for a tooth). But around the world, this story isn’t quite the same. Continue reading Tooth Fairy Tales from Around the World

    George Washington’s Teeth Were Not Made of Wood

    And he never chopped down that cherry tree either. These legends have stood for centuries. But they’re just myths. It’s likely that the ivory in his dentures became stained over time, giving them a wooden complexion. But false teeth made of wood? That’s simply … false. Continue reading George Washington’s Teeth Were Not Made of Wood