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Delta Dental’s on a mission to reduce tooth decay in kids

December 30, 2016

KOAA – Your Healthy Family The Delta Dental Foundation, a local nonprofit is on a mission to spread the word in Colorado of the importance of protecting your kids teeth. Especially when it comes to those sugary juice drinks.

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Simple tips to help your kids avoid cavities

December 12, 2016

Fox 31 Colorado’s Best There are so many things parents do with the best of intentions, but some of those good intentions could actually be causing real damage in the form of tooth decay.  Dr. Cheryl Lerner, Dentist and VPof Network and Clinical Mgt. at Delta Dental, sheds light on what’s doing harm and easy ways to help prevent cavities.

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¿Cómo es que puedas animar los niños a beber más agua?

December 2, 2016

Univision Colorado (in spanish) ¿Cómo es que puedas animar los niños a beber más agua? Delta Dental of Colorado comparte consejos e ideas con familias. How can you get your kids to drink more water? Delta Dental of Colorado shares some tips and ideas with families.

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Colorado education board considers lifting ban on diet soda in schools

September 13, 2016

The Denver Post Health advocates are lobbying the Colorado Board of Education to overturn its decision last month lifting a seven-year ban on diet sodas in high schools.

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Cavities Get Around, Baby Teeth Matter

August 31, 2016

Fox31 Denver Wyatt Hornsby, Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation’s Campaign Director, joins us today on Daybreak to discuss the Cavities Get Around campaign.

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School eliminates sugary snack served as fruit

August 24, 2016

7News A sugary snack once served as a breakfast fruit at a Denver Public School is now gone thanks to a group of parents and an organization dedicated to helping Latino families cut out sugar.

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Keep the soda ban

August 12, 2016

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel Let’s hope the District 51 school board exercises better judgment about what constitutes healthy beverages than the state board of education did Wednesday.

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Colorado board to vote on ending diet-soda ban in high schools

August 10, 2016

The Denver Post A proposal to lift the seven-year ban on diet sodas in Colorado’s high schools would feed a variety of health problems among the state’s school kids, including obesity and tooth decay, health advocates say.

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Just say no to diet sodas in Colorado high schools

August 7, 2016

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel The Colorado State Board of Education is meeting in Grand Junction on Wednesday on the Colorado Mesa University campus and will consider a policy with far-reaching impacts on the health and wellness of our state’s 900,000 public school students.

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Will diet soda be allowed back in Colorado high schools?

July 28, 2016

Chalkbeat After a seven-year ban, diet soda would get the green light to return to high school vending machines if the State Board of Education approves proposed changes to state beverage rules next month.

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