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Tackling poor dental health in Colorado kids

January 11, 2016

9News It’s called a “silent epidemic” in the state of Colorado: poor dental health in kids. “It can impair a child’s ability to eat, to form words,” said Wyatt Hornsby with the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation. In Colorado, the public health numbers are staggering. Tooth decay affects about 40-percent of kindergartners and 55-percent of third graders.

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Denver Works To Get Latino Families To Trust The Tap Water

December 21, 2015

CPR At a downtown Denver clinic, a skinny 7-year-old with straight black hair named Marlene is getting a pair of fillings. Dr. Patty Braun, a pediatrician and oral health specialist at Denver Health, talks with Marlene about what she drinks, asking if she drinks tap water.

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