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2022
November
14,
2022
| 10:05 AM America/New_York
As part of its commitment to uplifting underserved communities and expanding access to dental care, DentaQuest this year has continued its support of free health care services to individuals in need at Missions of Mercy and similar pop-up clinics acr...
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October
31,
2022
| 10:47 AM America/New_York
As part of its mission to improve the oral health of all, DentaQuest is expanding access to dental care in three Florida Panhandle counties, all designated as dental health professional shortage areas (HPSAs).  Current data shows the region has 25% l...
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October
12,
2022
| 11:52 AM America/New_York
At DentaQuest, we understand the importance of increasing access and representation in oral health care and lifting up voices of underrepresented populations.As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, which honors the cultures and contributions of Hisp...
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October
06,
2022
| 09:32 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest, the nation’s second largest dental benefits administrator, today announced it has been selected as a preferred vendor by the Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP). Specifically, DentaQuest is recommended as a partner for denta...
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September
01,
2022
| 07:12 AM America/New_York
When Gabriella Ciancimino was deciding where to go to dental school, she said she wanted to go to a school that would help her become the best version of herself.And when DentaQuest’s Dr. Robert Blashka met Gabriella, also known as Gabby, at a confer...
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August
25,
2022
| 08:18 AM America/New_York
When the state of Louisiana recently passed legislation to provide comprehensive adult dental benefits for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), it was cause for celebration.“It made my heart go light,” said Leanna Gray, a D...
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August
18,
2022
| 08:38 AM America/New_York
Good oral health is important to all of us. Regular dental care helps prevent problems and keeps your teeth healthy. DentaQuest knows that it can make a big change in the quality of life and a person’s overall health and wellbeing, especially for a p...
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July
06,
2022
| 12:29 PM America/New_York
If you work with people long enough, at some point you’ll come across a patient who is angry, upset or frustrated. This can be a difficult situation to handle, as your first reaction may be to get defensive, or you may be one of those people that doe...
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May
27,
2022
| 17:20 PM America/New_York
We’ve all seen and felt the growing mental health crisis in our country, with particular attention drawn to it this May as we mark Mental Health Awareness Month. From pandemic stress to economic stress, to a stressed health care system, there’s no do...
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March
16,
2022
| 12:09 PM America/New_York
The National Commission on Disability (NCD) recently issued a report titled “Medicaid Oral Health Coverage for Adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities – A Fiscal Analysis” to President Biden. The report highlights the proven link betwee...
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February
01,
2022
| 10:30 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest is proud to announce it has earned full URAC Dental Plan Accreditation. URAC is an independent organization recognized as the leader in promoting health care quality through leadership, accreditation, measurement and innovation. This achie...
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February
01,
2022
| 03:21 AM America/New_York
Florida Healthy Kids recently awarded DentaQuest a contract to continue providing dental managed care to enrollees in the state’s CHIP program. DentaQuest has been a partner to the State of Florida since the Healthy Kids program began 20 years ago, m...
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2021
April
12,
2021
| 09:12 AM America/New_York
As part of National Minority Health Month — a time in which we also recognize Black Maternal Health Week (April 11 – 17) — it’s important to elevate awareness about maternal health disparities and the role oral health providers can play in mitigating...
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February
10,
2021
| 13:21 PM America/New_York
DentaQuest, the leading oral health care company managing dental and vision benefits for 30 million Americans, today applauded the decision by the Biden Administration to re-open the federal health care marketplace for three months, allowing millions...
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2020
December
03,
2020
| 14:16 PM America/New_York
The DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement is urging state leaders to ensure that oral health providers are among the first wave of coronavirus vaccine recipients following a vote yesterday by a committee of medical and public health expe...
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August
18,
2020
| 14:23 PM America/New_York
The DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement, a nonprofit organization working to transform an inequitable health care system, seeks to clarify recent oral health guidance by the World Health Organization (WHO). It is important to unders...
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July
13,
2020
| 11:34 AM America/New_York
Dentists in full-face shields, surgical masks, gowns and gloves. Plastic barriers at the front desk. Patients getting their temperature taken upon arrival at the office. Like nearly every aspect of society, going to the dentist will look much ...
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July
10,
2020
| 10:16 AM America/New_York
More than 3,900 predominantly Medicaid dental providers recently shared their insights in a new survey on what the “new normal” will look like across the country in the coming months. Stress, uncertainty and challenging new protocols were top of ...
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June
16,
2020
| 14:41 PM America/New_York
New radio interview points out virtual health interactions are up almost 50% — a trend that is likely to mark a new era in oral health  Across the globe, the pandemic has caused people to change the way they approach everyday tasks — maintaini...
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May
18,
2020
| 08:59 AM America/New_York
As states begin reopening for business, dental offices across the country will begin to see more patients. And like everything else right now, the patient and provider experience will likely be very different than we remember. Dental providers...
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April
13,
2020
| 10:01 AM America/New_York
Hospitals across the country are facing an unprecedented public health crisis as the novel coronavirus sweeps through our communities. It has completely overwhelmed a health care system that was already overtaxed, forcing hospitals and medical pr...
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March
27,
2020
| 12:33 PM America/New_York
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January
30,
2020
| 09:01 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest, the nation’s leading purpose-driven oral health organization, ranks highest in customer satisfaction with dental plan insurers, according to the 2019 J.D. Power Dental Plan Satisfaction ReportSM. The report measures customer satisfaction ...
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2019
December
17,
2019
| 15:18 PM America/New_York
DentaQuest is a disruptor that is bringing new products and services to consumers to prevent oral disease before it starts....
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November
04,
2019
| 11:30 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest CEO Steve Pollock describes why paying for value over volume in oral health care is necessary for a healthier future. DentaQuest is a leader in value-based care transformation, working with states, training providers, and collaborating wit...
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October
08,
2019
| 10:12 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest has a clear vision for the future of oral health and has a clear roadmap for change....
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May
16,
2019
| 09:07 AM America/New_York
Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) and the Senate Special Committee on Aging recently introduced the Medicare and Medicaid Dental, Vision, and Hearing Benefit Act of 2019, S.1423. This represents another milestone in recent efforts to underscore the need for i...
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April
15,
2019
| 11:59 AM America/New_York
Rates of opioid-related overdose deaths increase over time with the use of the emergency department (ED) for dental conditions, according to new research from the DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement. The study, presented as a poster at...
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