Archive for 2016

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Low Income Pregnant Women Get Medical And Dental Care In Same Setting

September 5, 2016

CBS4 Denver Regular medical checkups are recommended for pregnant women, but doctors will tell you oral care is important as well.

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Delta Dental – your child’s teeth

September 1, 2016

Colorado’s Best It’s not something we think about every day but dental hygiene for kids is a major issue. Childhood tooth decay is now one of the most common reasons kids visit the ER.

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Cavities Get Around, Baby Teeth Matter

August 31, 2016

Fox31 Denver Wyatt Hornsby, Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation’s Campaign Director, joins us today on Daybreak to discuss the Cavities Get Around campaign.

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School eliminates sugary snack served as fruit

August 24, 2016

7News A sugary snack once served as a breakfast fruit at a Denver Public School is now gone thanks to a group of parents and an organization dedicated to helping Latino families cut out sugar.

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Foundation Seeks New Executive Director

August 15, 2016

The board of the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation now seeks a committed, innovative, dynamic professional to lead the next chapters of the foundation and the community benefit program’s impact in Colorado. Read more in the leadership profile. See job description here.  

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Keep the soda ban

August 12, 2016

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel Let’s hope the District 51 school board exercises better judgment about what constitutes healthy beverages than the state board of education did Wednesday.

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Colorado board to vote on ending diet-soda ban in high schools

August 10, 2016

The Denver Post A proposal to lift the seven-year ban on diet sodas in Colorado’s high schools would feed a variety of health problems among the state’s school kids, including obesity and tooth decay, health advocates say.

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Just say no to diet sodas in Colorado high schools

August 7, 2016

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel The Colorado State Board of Education is meeting in Grand Junction on Wednesday on the Colorado Mesa University campus and will consider a policy with far-reaching impacts on the health and wellness of our state’s 900,000 public school students.

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Peak Family Medicine Now Offering Preventive Dental Care During Regular Medical Visits

August 1, 2016

Peak Family Medicine is now offering a variety of preventive dental health services for children and adults during regular medical visits at its Montrose clinic. All forms of dental insurance, including Medicaid and Child Health Plan Plus, are accepted.

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Will diet soda be allowed back in Colorado high schools?

July 28, 2016

Chalkbeat After a seven-year ban, diet soda would get the green light to return to high school vending machines if the State Board of Education approves proposed changes to state beverage rules next month.

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