Archive for 2015

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Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation Announces Mini-Grant Funding Awards to Community Projects Seeking to Improve Children’s Oral Health

August 24, 2015

Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation announced funding awards for projects working to improve children’s oral health in local communities. Eleven organizations have received awards ranging from $1,000 – $15,000 per grant. Total award funding is $100, 962.

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Program integrates medical, dental care for the needy (Video)

August 20, 2015

9News reported on Worthmore Clinic in Aurora. Many patients at Worthmore Clinic are refugees who have resettled in the U.S. The clinic is one of 16 different medical clinics that are part of the Colorado Medical Dental Integration (CO MDI) project.  CO MDI brings free dental services to existing medical clinics serving low-income and needy populations across the state.

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Program integrates medical, dental care for the needy

August 20, 2015

9News reported on Worthmore Clinic in Aurora. Many patients at Worthmore Clinic are refugees who have resettled in the U.S. The clinic is one of 16 different medical clinics that are part of the Colorado Medical Dental Integration (CO MDI) project.  CO MDI brings free dental services to existing medical clinics serving low-income and needy populations across the state.

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Children’s dental care coming to BV

August 14, 2015

Beginning Aug. 17, Kids Dental Hygiene will offer a variety of preventive dental health services for Chaffee County residents, with a specific focus on reaching children, at the Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Buena Vista Health Center, 28374 County Road 317.

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Oral Health Groups Applaud Denver Water Board’s Decision to Stay the Course on Fluoridation

August 8, 2015

The Colorado Dental Association, Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation and Oral Health Colorado today issued the following statements on the Denver Water board’s decision to continue optimal fluoridation of the system’s water. Fluoridated drinking water is proven to reduce and prevent tooth decay.

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Summit Middle School now offers weekly low-cost dental care during summer

August 5, 2015

Summit Middle School has been shining smiles this summer. Thanks to start-up funding from a new grant, the Summit Community Care Clinic started providing low-cost preventative dental health care at the school over the summer for the first time. The clinic’s dental hygienists already have treated roughly 200 patients in June and July.

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Dental Care Available at Summit Middle School Health Center Throughout August

July 30, 2015

Summit County students are encouraged to take advantage of the last few weeks of summer and come back to school with healthy smiles. Summit Community Care Clinic’s Healthy Smiles Program is currently offering a variety of preventive dental health services at the Summit Middle School health center under the direction of registered dental hygienist Emily Millner.

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Dental Care Available at Leadville High School Health Center Throughout August

July 30, 2015

Leadville students are encouraged to take advantage of the last few weeks of summer and come back to school with healthy smiles. Summit Community Care Clinic’s Healthy Smiles Program is currently offering a variety of preventive dental health services at the new Lake County High School health center. Under the direction of registered dental hygienists Emily Milner, Amanda Hamilton and Megan Jackson, the services provided include oral health education, exams, regular cleanings, x-rays, fluoride varnishes and sealants.

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Rocky Mountain Youth Clinics Expands Dental Care Hours at Aurora Clinic

July 27, 2015

Rocky Mountain Youth Clinics (RMYC) is now offering preventive dental health services at its Aurora Clinic four days each week. Dental care is available during sick visits or well-child checkups with RMYC medical providers as well as by appointment. RMYC sees children ages newborn – 18 at its Aurora Clinic. All forms of health insurance, including Medicaid and Child Health Plan Plus, are accepted.

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Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation Announces Inaugural Oral Health Champions Awards Winners

July 25, 2015

Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation today hosted the inaugural presentation of Oral Health Champion Awards. The awards celebrate efforts to help eradicate cavities in Colorado’s children. Two individuals and one organization were honored at the event.

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