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Arizona PBS, Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation participating in Colorado City back-to-school event August 4

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Health and wellness fair to feature free dental screenings for kids up to age eight and a special visit from PBS KIDS’ Clifford

Arizona PBS and the Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation will visit Colorado City to participate in the 2023 Back-to-School Health Fair on Friday, August 4, 2023. Full event details can be found at azpbs.org/smile.

The free event will last from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., taking place at the Creek Valley Health Clinic, 20 Colvin Street, Colorado City. There will also be a special appearance by PBS KIDS character, Clifford, as well as crafts and children’s book giveaways.

Arizona PBS and the Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation’s involvement in the event is part of a statewide “Have a Healthy Smile” campaign. The campaign aims to boost family involvement in good oral health practices, focusing on the importance of brushing twice a day, changing toothbrushes regularly and visiting the dentist twice a year. Watch three “Tips for Healthy Teeth” videos.

About Arizona PBS

Arizona PBS is one of the nation’s leading public media organizations, with four broadcast channels and a growing array of digital platforms. A trusted community resource for 60 years, Arizona PBS fosters lifelong learning through quality programming, in-depth news coverage and critical educational outreach services. It is one of the country’s largest public television stations, reaching 80 percent of Arizona homes and 1.9 million households each week. Arizona PBS has been part of ASU since the station launched in 1961. Learn more at https://azpbs.org.

About Delta Dental of Arizona

Delta Dental of Arizona is the leading dental benefits provider in Arizona, serving more than 1.2 million enrollees and more than 3,500 contracted dentists across the state. Passionate about oral health and its importance to generations of families, Delta Dental of Arizona has worked for nearly 50 years to improve oral health by emphasizing preventive care and making dental coverage accessible to a wide variety of employers, groups and individuals. Since 2010, Delta Dental of Arizona, through its Foundation, gave over $15 million to support oral health education and disease prevention programs for underserved and uninsured communities across the state.For more information about Delta Dental of Arizona, visit www.deltadentalaz.com.

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