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Telemundo Tu Salud: Florence Crittenton

Una iniciativa en Denver para ayudar a las madres estudiantes embarazadas a tener salud dental gratis.

Video courtesy of KDEN Telemundo Denver. Story originally aired on 9/19/19.

Clinica Tepeyac in Globeville is getting a full dental clinic

The clinic primarily serves Latino patients, who visit a dentist at lower rates than other groups. - Dr. Pamela Valenza smiles when the retrofitted room at Clinica Tepeyac with little cartoon animals comes up in conversation.

Grants available for nonprofits seeking to improve oral health

Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation (DDCOF) has released a request for applications from Colorado nonprofit organizations interested in implementing projects or seeking general operating support to improve oral health equity and interactions in their communities. Applications are due by midnight Monday, July 15.

Cortez adds affordable dental care option

Frontier Community Health Clinic offers reduced rates to low-income patients
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - People struggling to make ends meet and lacking health insurance that covers dentistry have a new option with the restructuring of Cortez Dental Care.

Grant Funding Available for Colorado Nonprofit Organizations Seeking to Improve Oral Health

 Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation will fund single and multi-year projects statewide. 
 DENVER – June 3, 2019 – 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 improve oral health equity and interactions in their communities. Applications are due by Monday, July 15, 2019 at midnight MST. 

MMH sees over $80K in April Donations for Ambulance, Dental, Chemotherapy

Specialty care at Melissa Memorial Hospital got a huge boost this month, with more than $80,000 in donations accepted from Black Hills Energy, Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation and the Heginbotham Trust.

Delta Dental funds granting more smiles to Mission Medical patients

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - More than $3 million dollars being given to Colorado non-profit organizations to improve community oral health. The money is given out through grants from Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation. One organization in El Paso County benefiting from these grant dollars -- Mission Medical. All the dentists who work there are volunteers, but they need equipment and other supplies. 

Skippy offers dental health

Recent grant will expand the program
Dental health for children is crucial. But preventing tooth decay and teaching good oral hygiene is often difficult in rural Colorado where access to a dentist can be challenging. 

Dental program expands to meet adult needs

The successful Skippy+ dental program, which provides basic cleanings twice a year to students in local schools via its mobile clinic, is expanding to meet the needs of adult Medicaid recipients in Ouray County.

Medical Assistants’ Roles in Colorado Health Care Keep Growing

They're neither your doctors nor your nurses, but their jobs—and training—could mean a lot to your health.

‘I Can Smile’: Low-Income Seniors Benefit From Delta Dental Grant

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4)– A $45,000 grant from the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation is helping bring important oral health care to low-income seniors. Gloria Phillips says she keeps busy by sewing, doing puzzles, and taking care of her health.

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.