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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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Delta Dental putting dentists among the doctors

July 22, 2016

Denver Business Journal Oral health is health care, just as surely as taking care of a broken limb, a woozy stomach or a chronic condition is health care. But for as long as there have been doctors’ and dentists’ offices, they have typically been in separate places, usually with no communication between them.

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Getting to the root of the problem: The benefits of providing oral health care during regular medical visits

July 18, 2016

The Denver Post’s Aurora YourHub section The traditional process of accessing medical and dental care is fairly straightforward. Does your child need a well-child checkup? Find a pediatrician who accepts your insurance and schedule an appointment. Need a dental check-up, cleaning or a cavity filled? Schedule a separate appointment with a dentist.

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The benefits of providing oral health care during regular medical visits

July 16, 2016

La Junta Tribune Democrat The traditional process of accessing medical and dental care is fairly straightforward. Does your child need a well-child checkup? Find a pediatrician who accepts your insurance and schedule an appointment.

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The benefits of integrating dental care with medical visits

July 3, 2016

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel The traditional process of accessing medical and dental care is fairly straightforward. Does your child need a well-child checkup? Find a pediatrician who accepts your insurance and schedule an appointment. Need a dental check-up, cleaning or a cavity filled? Schedule a separate appointment with a dentist.

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Dental Hygienists Expand Access to Care in Colorado

January 1, 2016

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene The recent launch of the Colorado Medical-Dental Integration Project (CO-MDI) is helping make affordable medical and dental care for the centennial state’s most vulnerable residents more accessible than ever before. Thanks to funding from the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation, the state now has 16 medical organizations that are employing registered dental hygienists on their medical care teams.

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A unique Colorado program puts dental care in doctor’s offices

December 27, 2015

The Denver Post Nathan Martinez is an unusual 9-year-old boy. He actually likes dental care. So he showed no fear at an appointment this month. He calmly walked into a hygienist’s office wearing a red shirt that declared, “You just be yourself and I’ll be awesome,” and plopped onto her reclining chair with a smile.

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