Archive for 2015

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A unique Colorado program puts dental care in doctor’s offices

December 27, 2015

The Denver Post Nathan Martinez is an unusual 9-year-old boy. He actually likes dental care. So he showed no fear at an appointment this month. He calmly walked into a hygienist’s office wearing a red shirt that declared, “You just be yourself and I’ll be awesome,” and plopped onto her reclining chair with a smile.

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Denver Works To Get Latino Families To Trust The Tap Water

December 21, 2015

CPR At a downtown Denver clinic, a skinny 7-year-old with straight black hair named Marlene is getting a pair of fillings. Dr. Patty Braun, a pediatrician and oral health specialist at Denver Health, talks with Marlene about what she drinks, asking if she drinks tap water.

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Dental care now available for pediatric patients

December 9, 2015

LA Junta Tribune Valley-Wide Health Systems Inc. is now offering a variety of preventive dental health services to pediatric patients during regular medical visits at its La Junta Clinic.

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Access to dental care improving for Routt County Medicaid patients

November 23, 2015

Access to affordable dental care in Routt County has been limited in recent years, but local public health officials are hopeful availability will improve in the coming months. The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association has hired a dental hygienist to serve low-income patients, including those on Medicaid, something that’s been generally unavailable in recent months.

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Marillac Clinic Now Offering Dental Care at its Mesa County Health Department Location

November 16, 2015

Marillac Clinic is now offering a variety of preventive dental health services for patients during regular medical visits and by appointment at its clinic located within the Mesa County Health Department. Under the direction of registered dental hygienist Patrick Andrews, the services provided include oral health education for children and adults, exams, regular cleanings, x-rays, fluoride varnishes and sealants. Two rooms at the clinic are specifically dedicated to dental treatment. Dental care is available for patients of all ages.

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Dental Care Now Available for Pediatric Patients During Regular Medical Visits at Valley-Wide Health Systems’ La Junta Clinic

November 16, 2015

Valley-Wide Health Systems, Inc. is now offering a variety of preventive dental health services to pediatric patients during regular medical visits at its La Junta Clinic. Under the direction of Registered Dental Hygienist, Charlene Pariera and dental support employee, Lisa Bensley, the services provided include oral health assessments and education, regular cleanings, x-rays, fluoride varnishes and referrals for more comprehensive dental treatment.

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Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation Named National Philanthropy Day Colorado 2015 Outstanding Foundation

November 13, 2015

Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation was recognized as the National Philanthropy Day Colorado 2015Outstanding Foundation at the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Colorado Chapter annual luncheon on November 13, 2015.

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Colorado Coalition for the Homeless Now Offering Dental Care for Patients During Regular Medical Visits at its Stout Street Health Center

November 11, 2015

The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is now offering a variety of preventive dental health services during regular patient medical visits at its Stout Street Health Center in Denver. The Coalition is offering oral health education for children and adults, exams, cleanings, x-rays and fluoride varnishes. Services are available for patients of all ages, with a special focus on reaching children under 18.

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Cavities Get Around Visits Mile High Living

September 15, 2015

Our Cavities Get Around Campaign Director, Wyatt Hornsby, was on The Denver Channel during the Dr. Mehmet Oz show. He spoke with Gina Belich about how much sugar is in the juice we give our kids.

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Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation Awards $100,000 to Kids in Need of Dentistry

August 24, 2015

Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation has awarded $100,000 to Kids in Need of Dentistry (KIND) for the 2015-2016 school year. The funding will support KIND’s Chopper Topper school-based sealant program and continued partnership with Land of Smiles, a free oral health theater program presented by Delta Dental of Colorado (DDCO).

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