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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.

Current Grantees

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Our Funding

Our current oral health funding across Colorado is listed in the table below.
Program Name
Initiative Counties Served Start Date Life Cycle (in years)
Assuring Better Child Health and Development
Universal Preschool Dental and Developmental Screening Project
Prevention:UPP Statewide 04/15/2024 2
Aurora Health Alliance
Elevating Aurora Smiles
Place-based Access to Care: NE Denver/Aurora Adams, Arapahoe 01/01/2022 3
Aurora Public Schools
Colorado Dental Diversity Workforce Coalition
Workforce Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas, Jefferson 09/01/2022 3
Baby Bear Hugs
Preventing Tooth Decay in Early Childhood and Pregnancy 
Prevention Elbert, Kit Carson, Lincoln, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, Yuma 04/15/2024 1
Benefits in Action
Dental Care Outreach, Education, and Benefit Enrollment for Residents of East Denver
Place-based Access to Care: NE Denver/Aurora Adams, Denver 04/15/2024 1
Boys and Girls Club of San Luis Valley
Dental and Oral Hygiene through Healthy Living Active Living (HEAL)
Place-based Access to Care: San Luis Valley Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Mineral, Rio Grande, Saguache 04/15/2024 1
Bright by Text
Brighter Smiles by Text
Prevention Statewide 01/01/2022 2
Center for African American Health
Bright Smiles for Bright Futures
Prevention Denver 09/01/2022 1
Center for Immigrants and Immigration Services
Preventative 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 Program
Bringing a Healthy Smile to Chaffee County's Children and Beyond
Prevention Chaffee, Fremont, Lake, Saguache 01/01/2023 3
1 2 3 8

Our Impact

We amplify our Mile High Smile Power each day through the organizations, individuals, and communities we work with. Learn more about their stories.

Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation Awards More Than $7 Million to Expand Access to Dental Care
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