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May 2017 – Take the hidden sugar pledge! Take the pledge to serve your kids healthy beverages and be entered to win one of three family plus memberships to the Denver Zoo, Children’s Museum or the Museum of Nature & Science.
May 16, 2016 – Oral Health Colorado is pleased to support the proposed constitutional amendment to increase tobacco taxes in order to raise money to meet critical health care needs in Colorado. Included in this is funding to improve oral health in rural Colorado. We want to thank the Colorado Dental Association for their efforts to include oral health in this important proposal. We encourage the oral health network to endorse this important proposal. Click here for a fact sheet. To endorse the amendment, please click here.


August 26, 2015 – OHCO and Partners Applaud Denver Water Board Fluoridation Decision“Oral Health Groups Applaud Denver Water Board’s Decision to Stay the Course on Fluoridation”

August 6, 2015 – Colorado Statesman Q&A with Deborah Foote“Strode: Oral Health Colorado says it’s crucial Denver Water sticks with fluoridation”

July 2015 – Colorado Trust Community Connections Guest Blog“Fewer Colas, Fewer Cavities” by Deborah Foote

July 24, 2015 – Health News Colorado Guest Blog“Opinion: Along with Obesity, Sweet Drinks Cause Serious Dental Problems” by Deborah Foote

July 22, 2015 – Glenwood Springs Independent Letter to the Editor“Letter in Support of Fluoride” by Deborah Foote

July 29, 2015 – Governor Hickenlooper and CDPHE issue statement on water fluoridation in ColoradoAs Denver Water was considering Community Water Fluoridation, Governor Hickenlooper sent out a news release that

March 19, 2015 – Health News Colorado Guest Blog“Opinion–Working to Provide Care in Colorado’s Dental Deserts” by Deborah Foote

April 8, 2015 – Colorado Trust Community Connections Guest Blog“New Solutions for Colorado’s Dental Desert” by Deborah Foote

May 2015 – Health News Colorado Guest Blog“Opinion: What’s up with the new fluoride recommendations?” by Deborah Foote

April 2015 – OHCO Newsletter“HHS Finalizes Fluoridation Recommendation”

Health Affairs BlogHealth Affairs Blog – Supporting Efforts to Advance Adult Dental Coverage

March 31, 2015 – Grand Junction Free Press Letter to the Editor“Letter: Oral health advocates aim to reduce Colorado’s ‘dental desert’” by Deborah Foote

March 1, 2015 – Montrose Daily Press Guest Column“Fluoridation of Water is proven asset to prevent tooth decay” by Deborah Foote

February 19, 2015 – Durango Telegraph Letter to the Editor“Fluoridation Easy Safe Dentrifice” by Deborah Foote

February 4, 2015 – The Colorado Trust Guest Blog“The Mineral that Reduces Health Disparities” by Deborah Foote

February 2015 – Southside Business Guest Column (Colorado Springs)“The Case for Fluoridation” by Deborah Foote

February 16, 2015 – Grand Junction Free Press Letter to the Editor“The Benefits of Water Fluoridation” by Deborah Foote

February 19, 2015 – Post Independent (Glenwood Springs)In Praise of Fluoridation (Post Independent, Glenwood Springs)

February 17, 2015 – Grand Junction Daily Sentinel Letter to the Editor“Community Water Fluoridation Made Strides in Preventing Cavities” by Deborah Foote