Oral Health Colorado OHCO Receives DentaQuest Foundation and Delta Dental of Colorado Grant Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 15, 2014

Contact:

Meghan Dougherty
meghan@meghandougherty.com
720-560-0177

Denver, CO–Oral Health Colorado (OHCO) announce that it is a recipient of a DentaQuest Foundation Oral Health 2020 grant. OHCO has received $207,000 in funding for a one-year period to continue its efforts to build a movement that will improve oral health for all Coloradans and to finalize and institutionalize the toolkit for building in-school oral health programs that developed by the Smart Mouths Smart Kids initiative.

Delta Dental of Colorado has awarded funding of $107,000 to assist OHCO in its 2015 efforts to expand the network of oral health advocates, to support its public policy initiatives, public will building campaigns, and oral health education efforts.

About Oral Health Colorado

The mission of Oral Health Colorado (OHCO) is to develop and promote strategies that achieve optimal oral health for all Coloradans. The organization educates oral health coalitions and the public across the state about oral health issues.  OHCO is helping to increase access to comprehensive oral health care for all Coloradans and works with both the public and private dental communities to assure that providers are available.  An advocacy and public policy focused organization, OHCO also develops and supports public policy initiatives resulting in improved oral health for all Coloradans. For more information, visit http://oralhealthcolorado.org.