Denver Health Awarded $6.38 million Grant to Lead Effort to Prevent Dental Disease in Children

DENVER – Denver Health, through a Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) and Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) cooperative agreement, will establish the Rocky Mountain Oral Health Network (RoMoNOH). This network is a 5-year operation starting in September that will develop, implement and evaluate an integrative approach to align oral health care alongside general family practice and preventative care.

“Dental disease is a major problem impacting children, and most issues associated with it are largely preventable,” said Patricia Braun, MD,MPH, FAAP the grant’s project director. “Our aim is to provide oral health education and preventative checkups in an environment where families are already scheduling visits from family practice offices, to pediatricians and even through prenatal care.”

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