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Non-profit providing seniors dental coverage

Taking care of Denver's homebound seniors has been a long-standing mission for one local nonprofit. Dominican home health agency has been providing medical care for the elderly for 96 years now. This year they got a little help to take that mission even further. Our Byron Reed shows how this group is offering a new service to keep the tradition going.

$3.4M grant supports oral health

Delta Dental program to support access, education Improving access to dental care and preventing tooth decay will be the focus of a new grant from Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation, which will provide $3.4 million in funding through the next three years to 29 organizations.

Northeast Colorado Health Foundation receives funds to promote oral health

The Northeast Colorado Health Department will be able to provide services to promote oral health, thanks to a recent grant award. Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation named the Northeast Colorado Health Foundation as one of 29 Colorado nonprofits to receive funding aimed at advancing oral health equity in communities across the state.

Grand Beginnings gets $106K grant for pregnant women’s, children’s oral health program

An oral health program offered to pregnant women and children by Grand Beginnings got a big boost this year thanks to a $106,000 grant from the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation.

Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation funds Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, Mercy Housing, clinics and schools

Two Denver-based organizations serving people transitioning out of or experiencing homelessness are among two dozen that have received funds from the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation to help close a health gap.

Grant will allow Marillac a denture specialist

Marillac Health will soon be able to offer oral health care to many more Mesa County residents through a $59,000 grant from the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation.

Funding to help improve oral health in Valley

VALLEY — On Wednesday, Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation (DDCOF) announced that it will provide $3.4 million in funding over three years to 29 Colorado nonprofit organizations to support projects designed to advance oral health equity in local communities.

New MMH family dental keeps dental hygiene close to home

MMH Family Dental is open in the Family Practice of Holyoke, and patients started seeing the new hygienist, Arika Luedke, Oct. 24. Finding ways to provide dental services has long been a goal of Melissa Memorial Hospital. For a time, that was achieved through a dentist periodically working at MMH specialty clinics. The recent opening of the full-time dental clinic, however, was made possible by a $185,000 grant received from Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation earlier this year.

Delta Dental endowment recognizes 8 Colorado Northwestern Community College scholars

RANGELY — Eight scholars of Colorado Northwestern Community College’s dental hygiene program were among the first to benefit from a $1.5 million endowment made in 2017 by Delta Dental — the largest nonprofit dental benefits provider in the state.

Tooth Wizard and Plaque Man teach Calhan Elementary students about oral hygiene

With Halloween approaching and October being National Children’s Health Month, the Tooth Wizard and his antagonist, Plaque Man, stopped by Calhan Elementary School in Calhan on Wednesday for some tooth talk with 190 kindergarten through third-grade students.

Land of Smiles brings Laughs and Lessons

The Land of Smiles program sponsored by Delta Dental visited La Junta Primary and Intermediate Schools on Wednesday. The program was hilarious, with the Tooth Wizard (product of University of Northern Colorado Drama Program) and Plaque Man (from Mesa College Drama Department).

Students visit the “Land of Smiles”

Longfellow Elementary School students were transported to the “Land of Smiles” Tuesday along with “Tooth Wizard” and “Plaque Man” to learn about dental health.