Join us and help Colorado kids become
Cavity Free At Three
Our Vision is to improve the oral health of all Colorado Children
Cavity Free at Three trains medical and dental professionals to provide preventive, oral health services for young children and pregnant women to decrease dental disease and reduce oral health disparities among high risk populations.
Expand delivery of and access to preventive oral health services for young children and pregnant women.
Target: By 2019, 55.3% of Colorado women will have received oral health care during pregnancy
Baseline: 48.1% of Colorado women reported having teeth cleaned in 2013 (PRAMS, 2014)
Target: By 2019, 21.6% of Colorado infants will have received preventive oral health care.
Baseline: 18.8% of children ages 12-24 months received preventive dental care services (National Survey Child Health, 2011-2013)
Cavity Free at Three is managed by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). CDPHE Oral Health Program (OHP) extends a sincere thanks to the foundations that support Cavity Free at Three: Caring for Colorado Foundation, The Colorado Health Foundation, The Colorado Trust, Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation, Kaiser Permanente, Rose Community Foundation, and the Health and Resources Services Administration (HRSA).
What We Can Do for You
We train providers to conduct oral health screenings and apply fluoride varnish
We offer assistance with billing, ordering supplies and other technical support
We provide practical tools for conducting caries risk assessment
We help providers communicate the importance of oral health
We maintain an online library of downloadable patient resources
We distribute the latest evidence and updates in oral health research
To Request a Training
We offer customized, free, on-site training to medical and dental providers. After completing the full training you will be:
Certified to deliver and bill for oral health screening and fluoride varnish services for Colorado children up to age 12
Up-to-date on important new standards of care for pregnant women and young children
Joining nearly 4,000 trained child health advocates striving to end dental disease in young children