Media Archive

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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December 18, 2018

$3.4M grant supports oral health

Delta Dental program to support access, education
Improving access to dental care and preventing tooth decay will be the focus of a new grant from Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation, which will provide $3.4 million in funding through the next three years to 29 organizations.

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December 13, 2018

Northeast Colorado Health Foundation receives funds to promote oral health

The Northeast Colorado Health Department will be able to provide services to promote oral health, thanks to a recent grant award. Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation named the Northeast Colorado Health Foundation as one of 29 Colorado nonprofits to receive funding aimed at advancing oral health equity in communities across the state.

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