Mirella Chavez platica con Fernando Sergio sobre la importancia de la salud oral.
Denver alternative high school adds dental services to keep students from missing classes
18 schools in Denver have medical clinics, four offer dental care- Getting dental care can be a hassle, but for Armani Manzanares, a student at Denver’s Florence Crittenton High School, it’s relatively pain-free: She can pick up her son Nathan from nursery school, walk less than a football field away and knock out both their appointments at once.
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
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.