Archive for 2017

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Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation Releases New Funding Opportunity for Nonprofit Medical Practices to Provide Dental Hygiene Services

November 28, 2017

November 28, 2017 Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation (DDCOF) released a request for applications (RFA) from nonprofit medical practices in Colorado interested in integrating a dental hygienist into their medical teams to provide dental hygiene services. This RFA is part of Wave II of funding for DDCOF’s Colorado Medical-Dental Integration (CO MDI) Project, which seeks to improve the oral health of vulnerable Coloradans.

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Colorado Clinics Combine Doctor, Dentist in One Location

October 26, 2017

What if you could combine appointments, such as doctor and dental, into one? That’s the idea behind a five-year project to integrate dental hygienists into 15 Colorado medical practices, including one at St. Anthony North Health Campus.

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Children’s Hospital Dental Center

October 3, 2017

Fox 31 Dental treatments are still not common among young kids. Valerie Haustein and Angela Howe talk about the dental program at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Learn more about how kids can benefit from this affordable program, which is sponsored by the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation.

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How to Prevent Cavities in Kids

October 2, 2017

Fox 21 Kim Wolff from Healthy Child Care Colorado educates viewers on how to prevent cavities in kids and ensure they do not suffer from oral health problems as adults.

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Bright by Three Provides Support for Colorado Families

September 20, 2017

9News Bright by Three, a foundation partner, delivers early childhood development tips directly to a parent’s phone. Jared Wigdor, Bright by Three’s Vice President and Chief Development Officer, talks about how families can sign up for this free program, including tips about oral health.

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Your Kid’s Teeth

August 30, 2017

Fox 31 Erika Weiss, the Associate Director of Education at the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, talks about the many exhibits the museum offers. She highlighted the Village of Healthy Smiles exhibit and how it teaches children the importance of good oral health.

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Healthy Child Care Colorado Focuses on Oral Health

August 30, 2017

Fox 21 Kim Wolff spoke to FOX Friend in the Business viewers about why Healthy Child Care Colorado partners with the foundation’s Cavities Get Around campaign to improve oral health in children all over the state.

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Oral Health and Overall Health Have a Huge Connection

August 17, 2017

KOAA 5 The foundation works with the South Eastern Colorado Area Health Education Center (SECAHEC) to eliminate childhood tooth decay in the Pueblo region. SECAHEC volunteer and intern Jasmine Hall talks about the difference the Cavities Get Around Campaign is making in her community.

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MarillacHealth embraces role in stemming dental disease

August 16, 2017

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel Dr. Tom Lavery, Chief Dental Officer at MarillacHealth, wrote in response about a recent editorial, “Get thee to a dentist.” MarillacHealth received grant funding from Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation through the Colorado Medical-Dental Integration project.

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Maria Matias: Refugee to dental hygienist

August 15, 2017

Alamosa News From homeless refugee to dental hygienist, Maria Matias’ journey began many years — and many miles — ago in Guatemala. Matias is now a registered dental hygienist splitting her time between Denver and Alamosa.  

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