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Media Coverage and Press REleases
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.
‘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 R