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June 11, 2019

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.

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June 3, 2019

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. 

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April 17, 2019

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. 

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March 30, 2019

Skippy offers dental health

Recent grant will expand the program
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. 

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March 28, 2019

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.

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January 11, 2019

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 Reed shows how this group is offering a new service to keep the tradition going.

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