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Strategic Framework / Vision

Foundation Mission:

Strengthen and transform the health and smiles of all Iowans.

2025 Vision Statement 

Robust community systems and partnerships empower and engage all Iowans to have optimal oral, vision, and overall health.

The Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation adopts a systems change approach to its work. The Foundation pursues this mission over the next five years through investments in oral health, integration of oral and overall health, and overall health through an equity lens.

How we define our work:

Oral health – Activities that ensure healthy smiles for all Iowans
Oral and overall health integration – Activities that promote tighter connections between dental, physical, and behavioral health
Overall health – Wellness, vision, and related activities that enable Iowans to live healthy and active lives