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2020
March
04,
2020
| 08:54 AM America/New_York
This year represents a new phase in grantmaking for the DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement. Still grounded in our long-term mission to create an effective and equitable health system that results in improved oral health and wellbeing ...
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2018
September
06,
2018
| 12:06 PM America/New_York
Amanda is a 33-year-old single mom from Big Stone Gap in Wise County, Va. She and her two young children came to the local fairgrounds – usually the site of the Virginia Kentucky District Fair and rodeos, among other events – for help with some d...
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April
16,
2018
| 15:45 PM America/New_York
DentaQuest and the National Safety Net Advancement Center (SNAC) recently hosted the First Oral Health Summit on the Transformation of Health Care and Finance. The event brought together more than 60 stakeholders representing providers, payers, membe...
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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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October
27,
2017
| 11:18 AM America/New_York
As October comes to an end, so does the national observance recognizing the need and importance of dental hygiene. For this Q&A, one of our own registered dental hygienists (RDHs) opens up about how she came to this career path and why it is invaluab...
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September
08,
2017
| 11:11 AM America/New_York
September is a big month for kids – not only are they starting or heading back to school, but this year they also are taking center stage in Washington as Congress heads back from its own summer recess. Funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Pro...
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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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April
17,
2017
| 13:56 PM America/New_York
During National Minority Health Month, we’re calling attention to barriers many people must overcome to enjoy their best health, and the advocates who help them. One of our jobs as a leading health care organization is to help people understand what...
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January
09,
2017
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
The start of a new year is an opportunity to reflect and consider how we fit into the community at large. Through our corporate giving program and the volunteered talents of our staff, we are investing in our neighborhoods, supporting our stakeholder...
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2016
May
31,
2016
| 11:31 AM 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
November
23,
2011
| 11:26 AM America/New_York
By Dr. Mark Doherty, Executive Director, DentaQuest Institute The DentaQuest Institute had the great honor of hosting the John Rossetti Memorial dinner at the 2011 National Primary Oral Health Conference. John was a personal friend and a great advi...
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August
17,
2011
| 10:02 AM America/New_York
By Ralph Fuccillo, President, DentaQuest Foundation When healthcare reform goes into effect in 2014, nearly every child in the United States will have access to dental benefits coverage, through Medicaid expansion and state exchanges, many for the f...
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April
29,
2011
| 09:17 AM America/New_York
Ask any American what they think about healthcare reform and, for better or worse, you’ll probably find very strong opinions about the role of government and spending. However, backstage, away from the public debate about the new law, a quiet revolu...
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