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Stories about oral health equity shine a light on the inequities statewide. Please reach out to us with content ideas that we can help develop. You can also share our oral health news with your communities by following us on social media @DeltaDentalCO. Please tag us with your news and we will share as well.

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Media representatives are encouraged to contact us. We can provide resources about the foundation and our partners. We are also happy to connect you with one of our grantees for an interview. Videos about our work can be accessed on the foundation’s YouTube Page.

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Media Coverage and Press REleases

Delta Dental of Colorado Hires Adeeb Khan as Vice President, Executive Director

Khan will serve as the VP of corporate responsibility and the executive director of the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation. Delta Dental of Colorado hired Adeeb Khan as the new vice president of corporate social responsibility and executive director of Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation, beginning January 6, 2020.

Letter to the editor: Gritting my Teeth, Real Stress Accessing Dental Care in Chaffee County

Another Saturday morning and my to-do list is again bursting with errands and commitments. As I sit at a stoplight allowing my mind to race, I think “Weekends can be stressful.” Then I pause, thinking about my recent visits to Chaffee County meeting with community members. It was a great opportunity to hear and experience directly from them and with them, the challenges young children, pregnant women and families face when it comes to accessing oral health services in Colorado.

Marine staff sergeant, Air Force second lieutenant become patient, doctor at Heroes Clinic

Dental students serve veterans at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. AURORA, Colo. — John Berdeaux had resigned himself to not chewing or smiling properly. His mouth was a mess, and as one tooth decayed in the front, he said he pulled it out himself. His molars were gone, and he said he ate lettuce “like a rabbit.” 

Entrevista en La Voz del Pueblo con Fernando Sergio

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.