Delta Dental of Iowa is continuing to award disaster grants to Iowa dental practices that experienced total or significant losses from the Aug. 10 derecho storm. Delta Dental will award grants up to $2,000 for an individual dental practice and $4,000 for multiple dentists' practice. To date, 15 grants have been awarded to individual and group dental practices for a total of $50,000. In addition, Delta Dental and its foundation committed more than $20,000 to derecho relief efforts to date in eastern and central Iowa. These relief efforts include monetary donations and supplies such as toothbrushes, facemasks, hand sanitizer and water bottles. The deadline to apply for the grants is Nov. 1. For more information on this grant program for dental providers, visit the Delta Dental website at