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Oral Health Funding Available

  STATEWIDE – Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation (DDCOF) has released a request for applications (RFA) from Colorado nonprofit organizations interested in implementing projects or seeking general operating support to advance oral health equity in their communities.

The Dental Hygienist in the Medical Setting

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.

Grant money to help River Valley services to grow

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.

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

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.

Grant gives PIC Place nice boost

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.

MMH Biting into Dental Care with $185,000 DDCOF Grant

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.

Colorado Clinics Combine Doctor, Dentist in One Location

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.

Children’s Hospital Dental Center

Fox 31 Dental treatments are still not common among young kids. Valerie Haustein and Angela Howe talk about the dental program at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Learn more about how kids can benefit from this affordable program, which is sponsored by the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation.

How to Prevent Cavities in Kids

Fox 21 Kim Wolff from Healthy Child Care Colorado educates viewers on how to prevent cavities in kids and ensure they do not suffer from oral health problems as adults.

Bright by Three Provides Support for Colorado Families

9News Bright by Three, a foundation partner, delivers early childhood development tips directly to a parent’s phone. Jared Wigdor, Bright by Three’s Vice President and Chief Development Officer, talks about how families can sign up for this free program, including tips about oral health.

Healthy Child Care Colorado Focuses on Oral Health

Fox 21 Kim Wolff spoke to FOX Friend in the Business viewers about why Healthy Child Care Colorado partners with the foundation's Cavities Get Around campaign to improve oral health in children all over the state.

Your Kid’s Teeth

Fox 31 Erika Weiss, the Associate Director of Education at the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, talks about the many exhibits the museum offers. She highlighted the Village of Healthy Smiles exhibit and how it teaches children the importance of good oral health.