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Pikes Peak State College receives a $2.5 million grant to go toward dental programs

A $2.5 million grant from the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation (DDCOF) is going toward Pikes Peak State College's (PPSC) dental assistant program.

Colorado hopes to double dental hygiene students with $5M grant

A big boost in funding should help drill down the shortage of dental hygienists in our state. Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation is supplying four grants totaling nearly $5 million to expand dental hygiene programs across Colorado and increase diversity.

Four Colorado colleges granted $5M by Delta Dental to expand oral health programs

Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation, one of the largest funders of oral health initiatives in the state, on Monday said it’s granting a total of nearly $5 million to four colleges to help them expand existing dental hygiene programs or start new ones from scratch — all with the goal of addressing workforce shortages and diversifying the profession.

Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation Announces Investment in Workforce Development Pipeline to Diversify Dental Workforce Across the State


Grants awarded to four public colleges will create new pathways for
dental hygienists to better serve patients in Colorado

Today, Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation (DDCOF) announced four grants totaling nearly $5 million dedicated to expanding and diversifying dental hygiene programs across the state in partnership with Colorado's higher education system.

CMC receives grant from Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation for new dental hygiene program

CMC Vail Valley will host only program between Rangely and the Front Range to train dental hygienists

Colorado will soon start licensing dental therapists in effort to help expand oral health care options

A 2022 bill provided the means for licensing dental therapists, a mid-level provider who could narrow the oral health equity gap. But training for them doesn’t exist in Colorado.

Grant to Raising a Reader to Aid Reading, Oral Health

Raising a Reader Aspen to Parachute has received a grant from Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation that will support two existing programs: Bolsitas Rojas, a parent-child education program; and 123 Let's Read, a literacy-readiness program for preschool-age children. In addition, each student will receive an age-appropriate, bilingual oral health book and a toothbrush, toothpaste, and oral health guidance for their parents.

La Fundación Delta Dental de Colorado otorga casi $11 millones a organizaciones que trabajan para promover la equidad en la salud bucal en todo el estado

Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation Awards Nearly $11 Million to Organizations Working to Promote Oral Health Equity