Waldo County Dental Care Receives Northeast Delta Dental Foundation Grant

April 5, 2024

BELFAST, Maine – Waldo County Dental Care (WCDC) has received a $19,685.12 grant from the Northeast Delta Dental Foundation. The Northeast Delta Dental Foundation provides funding to organizations whose services contribute to the increased accessibility of oral health care and education in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

The funds provided by Northeast Delta Dental will be used to replace worn and broken instruments needed to provide preventative and restorative oral health care. They will also be used to purchase new equipment that will expand the clinic’s ability to provide surgical care, including tooth extractions and restorative work.

As the only safety net dental clinic in Waldo County, WCDC provides critically needed oral health care to low income, uninsured patients in Waldo County. Dental services provided by WCDC include cleanings, x-rays, fluoride treatments, sealants, fillings and extractions. In some cases, dentures are offered, although additional fees may apply. To learn more, please call 207-505-4910.


Northeast Delta Dental Foundation
Since 1995, the philanthropic arm of Northeast Delta Dental, the Northeast Delta Dental Foundation has supported organizations and initiatives in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont that provide oral health education and dental care to uninsured and underserved people. The mission of the Foundation is to advance the importance of good oral health and its role in overall wellness, underscoring the belief that everyone deserves a healthy smile. In 2022, the Foundation donated more than $500,000 for oral health programs throughout the tri-state area. In addition, the company supports numerous organizations, events and initiatives important to the communities through a corporate grant application process. Visit NEDelta.com for more information.

About Waldo County General Hospital
Waldo County General Hospital is part of MaineHealth, a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and more than 1,600 employed and independent physicians working together through an Accountable Care Organization. With more than 19,000 employees, MaineHealth is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. For more information, please visit wcgh.org.