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750,000 Virginians Are Eligible for a New Health Care Benefit. Now Let’s Make It Happen.

By Steve Pollock and Sarah Bedard Holland For adults who receive health care coverage under Virginia’s Medicaid program, access to oral health care was previously limited to emergency care only, which often meant care was only available when a person’s mouth was in such bad shape that tooth extraction was necessary, leaving a hole or holes in the mouth. Steve Pollock is president and CEO of DentaQuest, the organization that administers the Medicaid dental benefit in Virginia. Sarah Bedard Holland is CEO of Virginia Health Catalyst.
17
Aug
2021
www.virginiamercury.com

Louisiana Dental Director Speaks Out Against TikTok Dental Hacks

While TikTok is a great platform for dancing and entertaining videos, some are using it for Dental DIY hacks. When it comes to your teeth, the Dental Director of Louisiana DentaQuest, Dr. Damien Cuffie, says you shouldn't be using dental hacks from TikTok.
08
Aug
2021
www.ktbs.com

Practitioners Warn Parents, Kids About TikTok “Dental Hacks”

According to reports, the rise of the social media platform TikTok during the past year has led to an increase in do-it-yourself (DIY) dentistry that many professionals in the oral health community, including Amber Bonnaig, DDS, of DentaQuest, are warning against due to the harmful impacts it can have on one’s mouth.
05
Aug
2021
orthodonticproductsonline.com