Articles tagged with 'Health' | DentaQuest Ventures

DentaQuest Newsroom and Blog (Health)

2019
January
22,
2019
| 10:42 AM 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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2017
November
16,
2017
| 10:14 AM America/New_York
Hear from so many passionate individuals who are part of the DentaQuest Foundation's Oral Health 2020 National Network, which is working to address oral health equity, policy, and ultimately improved oral health for all.   Learn more about ...
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August
18,
2017
| 15:22 PM America/New_York
As a partner to states and the largest Medicaid / CHIP dental benefits administrator in the country, we at DentaQuest must stay updated on the latest health care policy trends - in large part because anything in the health space affects the oral heal...
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June
27,
2017
| 10:16 AM 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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January
24,
2017
| 10:58 AM America/New_York
As the new Trump Administration and Republican Congress begin their work this month, they will have the opportunity to advance conservative priorities through major legislative changes. At the top of their list is repealing the Affordable Care Act (A...
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2011
December
21,
2011
| 15:42 PM America/New_York
No matter what holiday you celebrate this season, we wish you good oral health.Happy Holidays from all of us at DentaQuest.View our video greeting here: DentaQuest Holiday ...
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November
15,
2011
| 17:50 PM America/New_York
By Dr. Doyle Williams, Chief Dental OfficerWhen people hear the phrase, “I’m in good health,” chances are they aren’t thinking about their mouths. But you should. A regular check up with your dentist is as important as an annual physical. If you ar...
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June
27,
2011
| 14:48 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
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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June
01,
2011
| 09:31 AM 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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April
15,
2011
| 10:12 AM America/New_York
There’s an interesting new report by the Commonwealth Fund, Securing a Healthy Future: The Commonwealth Fund State Scorecard on Child Health System Performance, 2011 that is worth looking at.The Commonwealth Fund’s researchers took a number of object...
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April
08,
2011
| 10:03 AM America/New_York
Images of opening day should be of cheering fans, baseball diamonds, baseball caps and crisp new uniforms, and NOT containers of smokeless tobacco anywhere near the dugout. Smokeless tobacco in all its forms -- chewing, plug, twist, snus, snuff, diss...
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