Archive for 2018

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New funding opportunity available for Colorado nonprofit organizations interested in improving oral health

July 17, 2018

Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation has released a request for applications from Colorado nonprofit organizations interested in implementing projects or seeking general operating support to advance oral health equity in their communities. This funding opportunity is open to organizations statewide. The goal is to strengthen opportunities for people that have historically been overlooked. Read more in our press release.

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Reaching more rural communities

April 30, 2018

Coloradans of all ages experience oral health disparities. We work to create a continuum of accessible oral health care across a lifetime. Through collaboration with communities, we intend to reach groups that have been historically overlooked.

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Grant gives PIC Place nice boost

April 13, 2018

Montrose Daily Press When The PIC Place Executive Director Melanie Hall looked across her medical clinic recently, even she found it hard to believe that just over a year ago the location was a vacant car wash.

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MMH Biting into Dental Care with $185,000 DDCOF Grant

April 10, 2018

The Holyoke Enterprise A dental clinic at Melissa Memorial Hospital gained a positive nod last week when it was announced that the hospital district will be receiving a $185,000 grant in a partnership with Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation.

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Grant Funding to 10 Colorado Nonprofit Medical Practices to Provide Dental Services

April 9, 2018

Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation will provide $3.3 million in funding over four years to 10 Colorado nonprofit medical practices to integrate a dental hygienist into their medical teams to provide dental services. This funding is part of Wave II of DDCOF’s Colorado Medical-Dental Integration (CO MDI) Project, which seeks to improve the oral health of underserved Coloradans. Twenty-six medical practices have received funding from DDCOF through the CO MDI Project since it launched in 2015.

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Announcing Our New Mission

March 19, 2018

At Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation, we think about oral health every day. It is a window into individual and community well-being. We’re committed to partnering with communities so more people have healthier smiles. Today, we’re excited to announce our new mission: to elevate the well-being of Coloradans by improving oral health equity.

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The Colorado Medical-Dental Integration Project

March 18, 2018

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene This innovative program expands access to preventive oral health care through a highly integrated care delivery model.

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Statewide Survey Finds Significant Decline in Juice Consumption Among Colorado Children

February 28, 2018

The results of a new survey by Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation (DDCOF) show that while less Colorado children are consuming juice daily, fewer parents consider baby teeth as important as adult teeth and understand that cavities can spread from baby teeth to adult teeth.

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