2013 marked the first annual Sealant Day, a free service provided by dental students to members of the community.
On October 19, 2013, a group of third year Dental students provided over $3,000 worth of sealants in clinic sessions.
Mobile Dental Van
The Colorado Smilemakers Mobile Clinic is staffed by School of Dental Medicine’s faculty and students. It provides diagnostic, preventative and restorative services to underprivileged children in Colorado counties which are underserved. Please click here for more information: Dental Van
Community Campus Partnership
"We envision a partnership between the Anschutz Medical Campus and the neighborhoods around Anschutz that is equitable, mutually respectful, sustainable, responsive to health-related problems as they arise, and that results in a vibrant, healthy and learning communities both on and off campus." - Community Campus Partnerships for Health Inititiative Implementation Committee, December 2013
The Implementation Committee consists of campus and community members from the following organizations:
Tri-County Health Department, CU College of Nursing, Aurora Public Schools, 2040 Partners for Health, CU School of Dental Medicine, be well NW Aurora/Stapelton Foundation, North Aurora Neighborhood Organization (NANO), city of Aurora, Colorado School of Publich Health, The Denver Foundation, CU School of Medicine, Far Northeast Health Alliance, Children's Hospital Colorado, Anscbutz Center for Health and Wellness, Colorado Access, Moorhead Recreation Center,Ward 1 City Council, CU Denver Office of University Communications, Anschutz Health Sciences Library, Fields/Wolfe Foundation, Central Colorado AHEC, Community College of Aurora.
At the Adolescent Dental Clinic at the CU Dental Clinics, we have developed a dental program for children aged 12-18 aimed at preventing and managing oral disease.
As part of the CU School of Dental Medicine, many of our fees are more affordable and significantly less than private dental offices, however, we do charge for our dental care. We accept all forms of insurance and Medicaid.
As a patient in this program, you will:
• Receive regular dental care including check-ups, cleanings and fluoride treatments
• Dental treatments include fillings, root canals, gum disease treatment, 3rd molar extractions (wisdom teeth) and more
• Learn how to prevent cavities and care for your teeth
• Learn about healthy eating habits
• Understand the risks of behavior on your oral health