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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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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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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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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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Cavities Get Around Campaign: Caring for Baby Teeth

March 16, 2017

WesternSlopeNow.com Dr. Kate Hart, a pediatric dentist with the Marillac Clinic, and Dr. Cassana Littler, a pediatrician with Western Colorado Pediatric Associates, share the importance of taking care of a child’s baby teeth.

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Medical Dental Integration

February 21, 2017

KOAA – Your Healthy Family Have you heard of the The Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation’s Colorado Medical Dental Integration Program? It’s doing amazing things in smaller communities across Colorado.

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Dental hygienists at Northwest Colorado Health practice at the top of their license while working in a primary care setting

October 1, 2016

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene As dental professionals well know, oral health is directly connected to overall health. Dental hygienists take thorough health histories to be aware of systemic conditions, inquire about various medications and dosages to evaluate for oral health implications, and take blood pressure readings.

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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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