Articles tagged with 'Awareness' | DentaQuest Ventures

DentaQuest Newsroom and Blog (Awareness)

2019
January
22,
2019
| 04:42 PM America/New_York
You may have noticed, we now have a tag line — Welcome to Preventistry. But what does that mean? In short, Preventistry is our revolutionary approach to improving the oral health of all. It’s based on the idea that, in order for people to achieve...
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2018
April
26,
2018
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
DentaQuest is proud to sign onto the YWCA’s national Stand Against Racism campaign.  This important campaign raises awareness about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism in the communities we live in and work.  Inclusio...
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February
27,
2018
| 05:32 PM America/New_York
A lot of brands who are very successful don't have the same cache as other brands. However, there are quite a few out there — from service organizations like WeGoLook to cool business apps like Calendar. However, they are relatively unknown when yo...
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2017
September
26,
2017
| 09:14 PM America/New_York
As part of our commitment to meeting the different oral health needs for different populations, DentaQuest learns about cultural heritage through observances like Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs through Oct. 15. It is a month-long tribute to Hisp...
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2011
July
08,
2011
| 08:05 PM America/New_York
We in the oral health community often take it for granted that everyone understands the importance of preventive treatments when it comes to good oral health. But the reality is that everyone isn’t aware of simple, cost effective things they can do—l...
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June
27,
2011
| 08:48 PM America/New_York
It was great to see the National Prevention Council’s recently released action plan for health prevention – but I couldn’t help but notice that there was no mention of the importance of oral health—at all.Prevention is what helps us have good oral he...
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June
16,
2011
| 09:09 PM America/New_York
Oral care in the United States is undergoing many significant changes. One of these is the exciting growth in the number of Hispanic dental practitioners and patients.I just returned from the Hispanic Dental Association’s Annual (HDA) Roundtable in P...
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June
10,
2011
| 06:21 PM America/New_York
Spring and summer are a time of sports and hot, humid weather which leads to very thirsty kids. That often translates into an increase in the consumption of sugary and acidic sports drinks. These seemingly harmless liquids can actually wreak havoc on...
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June
01,
2011
| 03:31 PM America/New_York
In April, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report on the state of oral health in America, concluding a two year evaluation of the current oral health care system. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) requested and funded t...
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May
24,
2011
| 05:38 PM America/New_York
On May 24th, The Pew Center on the States, with support from the DentaQuest Foundation and W.K. Kellogg Foundation, issued its second annual report, Making Coverage Matter: Pew’s 50 State Report on Children’s Oral Health.The report reflects a concert...
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May
18,
2011
| 03:05 PM America/New_York
On May 17, the Maryland Dental Acton Coalition proudly presented a 5-year (2011-2015) state plan to promote the oral health of all Marylanders. The plan addresses Maryland’s most critical oral health needs and capitalizes on available resources and d...
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May
13,
2011
| 08:58 PM America/New_York
Pictured:Dr. Chester W. Douglass, Harvard University School of Dental Medicine and Harvard School of Public Health and Dr. Philip Woods, Periodontist and Reede Scholar.Guest blog post by Ralph Fuccillo, President, DentaQuest FoundationThe DentaQuest ...
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May
06,
2011
| 02:44 PM America/New_York
This week, two news stories caught my eye. One, in the Washington Post, was about a vote taken in the U.S. House of Representatives to repeal mandatory funding for school-based health center construction. The other, in the Worcester, MA Telegram & Ga...
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2010
April
27,
2010
| 08:35 PM America/New_York
Since this is Oral Cancer Awareness month, I wanted to start and end the month with some thoughts on this collection of cancers. I was recently asked to talk about oral cancer on one of our local television stations and so I contacted the Oral Cance...
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