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The Dental Hygienist in the Medical Setting

July 25, 2018

Access Magazine, ADHA The Colorado Medical-Dental Integration (CO MDI) Project integrates dental hygienists into medical teams to provide oral health services. Funded by Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation (DDCOF) with additional support from the Colorado Health Foundation for Wave II, the project is currently in its fourth year, with funding provided to 26 medical practices.

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Grant money to help River Valley services to grow

May 8, 2018

Montrose Daily Press River Valley Family Health Center CEO Jeremy Carroll said he can’t believe the local nonprofit will add to its dental care team only nine months after adding the service to its site.  

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Mountain Family Health Centers Gets Grant from Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation

May 7, 2018

Glenwood Springs Post Independent Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation (DDCOF) announced that it 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. Mountain Family Health Centers of Glenwood Springs is among the recipients.

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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 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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