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2018
November
14,
2018
| 04:00 PM America/New_York
Health starts in the mouth. In fact, people cannot truly be healthy without addressing their oral health. But our health care system is not designed to help people maintain a healthy mouth. For too long the health care system has functioned as a comp...
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2017
June
27,
2017
| 04:16 PM America/New_York
I recently heard the perfect analogy for our oral health advocacy during the DentaQuest Foundation’s Grassroots Engagement Strategy annual meeting. It’s a saying gardeners have about the growth process of perennials: “The first year they sleep, the s...
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April
05,
2017
| 03:09 PM America/New_York
More than 46 million seniors lack dental coverage, according to a 2015 report on enrollment from the National Association of Dental Plans (NADP) and Delta Dental Plans Association (DDPA). And that number is only expected to rise with our burgeoning p...
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2016
November
08,
2016
| 04:35 PM 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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June
14,
2016
| 11:01 PM America/New_York
Did you know men are more likely to get oral cancer than women? Men are also more likely to skip dentist and doctor visits. For Men’s Health Monthhappening now, let’s raise awareness about these and other disparities.Overall, more than 10 adults out...
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May
31,
2016
| 05:31 PM America/New_York
Why should grassroots and grassmiddles engage for oral health care? “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” – African proverbIt’s been a busy spring for our team as we just wrapped up six meetings in six states (in jus...
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2011
October
28,
2011
| 05:50 PM America/New_York
By Ralph Fuccillo, President, DentaQuest FoundationAccording to a recent report from the Institute of Medicine, “Millions of Americans are not receiving needed dental care services because of "persistent and systemic" barriers that limit their access...
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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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April
12,
2011
| 07:27 PM America/New_York
If you’re involved in public health dental care, are a health researcher, dental educator, legislator, public health official, Medicaid/CHIP dental program staff or consultant, or provide dental care at a community health center, chances are, you are...
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2010
May
26,
2010
| 05:46 PM America/New_York
This June 5 and 6, the AIDS Walk in Massachusetts celebrates a milestone--25 years. On the occasion of this silver anniversary, the AIDS Action Committee is recognizing 25 people whose contributions have been critical to the fight against HIV/AIDS in...
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April
20,
2010
| 01:32 PM America/New_York
The plan, presented at the Massachusetts State House by the Better Oral Health for Massachusetts Coalition on April 12, is the result of over a year and a half of work by a dental care providers, program sponsors, lawmakers, state officials, insurers...
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