Every day we partner with communities to re-imagine how all of our neighbors access, benefit from, and value the importance of proper oral health care.
With our partner organizations, we implement innovative programs and projects intended to reach those with the most to gain.
Our current oral health funding across Colorado is listed in the table below.
|Initiative||Counties Served||Start Date||Life Cycle (in years)|
|Aurora Health AllianceElevating Aurora Smiles||Place-based Access to Care: NE Denver/Aurora||Adams, Arapahoe||01/01/2022||3|
|Aurora Public SchoolsColorado Dental Diversity Workforce Coalition||Workforce||Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas, Jefferson||09/01/2022||3|
|Boys & Girls Clubs of the San Luis ValleyDental and Oral Hygiene through Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL)||Place-based Access to Care: San Luis Valley||Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Mineral, Rio Grande, Saguache||09/01/2022||1|
|Bright by TextBrighter Smiles by Text||Prevention||Statewide||01/01/2022||2|
|Center for African American HealthBright Smiles for Bright Futures||Prevention||Denver||09/01/2022||1|
|Center for Immigrants and Immigration ServicesPreventative and Accessible Dental Program for Needy African Refugees and Immigrants||Place-based Access to Care: NE Denver/Aurora||Arapahoe||01/01/2022||3|
|Chaffee County Oral Health ProgramBringing a Healthy Smile to Chaffee County's Children and Beyond||Prevention||Chaffee, Fremont, Lake, Saguache||01/01/2023||3|
|Children’s Hospital Colorado FoundationChildren's Hospital Colorado Oral Health Program for Underserved Populations (w/ Aurora PS)||Prevention||Adams, Arapahoe||01/01/2022||3|
|Colorado Association of School-Based Health CareMoving Toward Implementation of SBHCs in the San Luis Valley||Place-based Access to Care: San Luis Valley||Costilla, Rio Grande, Saguache||01/01/2023||3|
|Colorado Community Health NetworkPathways to Equity: Strengthening the Dental Workforce in Colorado Community Health Centers||Workforce||Statewide||01/01/2022||3|