Articles tagged with 'Caries' | DentaQuest Ventures

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2018
April
23,
2018
| 15:52 PM America/New_York
Imagine going to the dentist for your regular cleaning. Your x-rays show several dark spots - cavities. You know that means a shot, a noisy drill and a lot of discomfort. But does it? If you were offered an alternative option, one that may soun...
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March
15,
2018
| 08:54 AM America/New_York
When it comes to health care, is more really better? Doing more and not knowing the answer can many times be just that - more - specifically, more work. This is where the science of improvement comes in – a method for measuring whether or not wha...
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2017
July
31,
2017
| 17:10 PM America/New_York
While we all paid close attention to health care in the Senate last week, the House Energy and Commerce Committee made a critical, yet mostly overlooked step to advance oral health for at-risk populations. On July 27th, the Committee unanimously pass...
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July
27,
2017
| 16:00 PM America/New_York
As the Senate debates health care bill proposals to transform our care delivery and financing systems, we must ensure they protect access to dental coverage for all Americans.Over the past few years, more and more Americans have been able to access a...
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February
01,
2017
| 13:02 PM America/New_York
In addition to Valentine’s and Presidents’ Days, February also marks National Children’s Dental Health Month, with a theme this year connected to fluoridation.Dating back to February 1941, the month-long celebration brings together dental professiona...
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2016
November
08,
2016
| 10:35 AM America/New_York
The topic of evidence in dentistry and oral health care has been in the news a lot recently, with articles like this column in the New York Times by a professor of pediatrics.In his column, Aaron Carroll discusses the differences he sees between his ...
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2011
September
21,
2011
| 16:06 PM America/New_York
By Steve Pollock, President, DentaQuestGood dental health starts at home, and parents and caregivers are THE most important role models for their children. Oral Health America has a nice booklet, Fall for Smiles, on their website that can help famili...
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July
08,
2011
| 14:05 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
10,
2011
| 12:21 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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April
01,
2011
| 10:11 AM America/New_York
This year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and other experts estimate that more than 300,000 children under the age of six, many from lower-income households, will suffer from Early Childhood Caries (ECC) and require hospitalization. The...
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