Archive for 2017

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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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Bright by Three Brings Parenting Tips to Your Fingertips

July 27, 2017

Fox 4 News Bright by Three, a foundation partner, delivers early childhood development tips directly to a parent’s phone. Kathy Brendza, the group’s Regional Program Director, talks about this free program and how to subscribe to it.

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Your Healthy Family: Cavities get around campaign making progress in kids oral health

July 20, 2017

KOAA Dr. Cheryl Lerner, the Vice President of Network and Clinical Management with Delta Dental of Colorado, educates viewers on the high amounts of sugar in juice and how drinking a lot of it can be detrimental to a child’s teeth. The segment recognized the success of the Cavities Get Around campaign in reducing juice consumption in young children.

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