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Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation Releases New Funding Opportunity for Nonprofit Medical Practices to Provide Dental Hygiene Services

November 28, 2017

November 28, 2017 Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation (DDCOF) released a request for applications (RFA) from nonprofit medical practices in Colorado interested in integrating a dental hygienist into their medical teams to provide dental hygiene services. This RFA is part of Wave II of funding for DDCOF’s Colorado Medical-Dental Integration (CO MDI) Project, which seeks to improve the oral health of vulnerable Coloradans.

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Peak Family Medicine Now Offering Preventive Dental Care During Regular Medical Visits

August 1, 2016

Peak Family Medicine is now offering a variety of preventive dental health services for children and adults during regular medical visits at its Montrose clinic. All forms of dental insurance, including Medicaid and Child Health Plan Plus, are accepted.

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Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation Celebrates Second Annual Oral Health Champions

July 15, 2016

Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation (DDCOF) has announced the winners of its second annual Oral Health Champion Awards (video link). These awards celebrate efforts to help eradicate the most common chronic disease of childhood: tooth decay. Two organizations and two individuals have been recognized with 2016 Oral Health Champion Awards. Read about the winners in our press release.

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National Journal Recognizes Colorado’s Innovative Models for Providing Oral Health Care in Pediatric Medical Settings

June 9, 2016

Unique methods of delivering preventive dental services in pediatric medical settings to reduce oral health disparities are highlighted in a new report published in The Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice.

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Marillac Clinic Now Offering Dental Care at its Mesa County Health Department Location

November 16, 2015

Marillac Clinic is now offering a variety of preventive dental health services for patients during regular medical visits and by appointment at its clinic located within the Mesa County Health Department. Under the direction of registered dental hygienist Patrick Andrews, the services provided include oral health education for children and adults, exams, regular cleanings, x-rays, fluoride varnishes and sealants. Two rooms at the clinic are specifically dedicated to dental treatment. Dental care is available for patients of all ages.

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Dental Care Now Available for Pediatric Patients During Regular Medical Visits at Valley-Wide Health Systems’ La Junta Clinic

November 16, 2015

Valley-Wide Health Systems, Inc. is now offering a variety of preventive dental health services to pediatric patients during regular medical visits at its La Junta Clinic. Under the direction of Registered Dental Hygienist, Charlene Pariera and dental support employee, Lisa Bensley, the services provided include oral health assessments and education, regular cleanings, x-rays, fluoride varnishes and referrals for more comprehensive dental treatment.

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Colorado Coalition for the Homeless Now Offering Dental Care for Patients During Regular Medical Visits at its Stout Street Health Center

November 11, 2015

The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is now offering a variety of preventive dental health services during regular patient medical visits at its Stout Street Health Center in Denver. The Coalition is offering oral health education for children and adults, exams, cleanings, x-rays and fluoride varnishes. Services are available for patients of all ages, with a special focus on reaching children under 18.

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Dental Care Available at Summit Middle School Health Center Throughout August

July 30, 2015

Summit County students are encouraged to take advantage of the last few weeks of summer and come back to school with healthy smiles. Summit Community Care Clinic’s Healthy Smiles Program is currently offering a variety of preventive dental health services at the Summit Middle School health center under the direction of registered dental hygienist Emily Millner.

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Dental Care Available at Leadville High School Health Center Throughout August

July 30, 2015

Leadville students are encouraged to take advantage of the last few weeks of summer and come back to school with healthy smiles. Summit Community Care Clinic’s Healthy Smiles Program is currently offering a variety of preventive dental health services at the new Lake County High School health center. Under the direction of registered dental hygienists Emily Milner, Amanda Hamilton and Megan Jackson, the services provided include oral health education, exams, regular cleanings, x-rays, fluoride varnishes and sealants.

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Rocky Mountain Youth Clinics Expands Dental Care Hours at Aurora Clinic

July 27, 2015

Rocky Mountain Youth Clinics (RMYC) is now offering preventive dental health services at its Aurora Clinic four days each week. Dental care is available during sick visits or well-child checkups with RMYC medical providers as well as by appointment. RMYC sees children ages newborn – 18 at its Aurora Clinic. All forms of health insurance, including Medicaid and Child Health Plan Plus, are accepted.

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