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2021
September
30,
2021
| 15:33 PM America/New_York
September 15 marked the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month, which honors the cultures and contributions of Hispanic Americans and commemorates heritage rooted in Latin American countries. Food is always a central component of cultures, and more lik...
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February
18,
2021
| 09:32 AM America/New_York
In 2015, Terrance Davis was 18 years old and hadn’t been to the dentist in more than two years. His autism made it challenging for his mom, Tina, to find a provider who was prepared to deliver the care he needed. They had tried — and failed — several...
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February
05,
2021
| 08:54 AM America/New_York
At DentaQuest, we talk with people every day who are both in need of dental care and concerned about the cost of their care. We process claims for a long list of important services provided to children and adults.While necessary, these covered servic...
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January
07,
2021
| 09:38 AM America/New_York
Dr. Flavia Lamberghini was in a Chicago elementary school providing dental screenings to students when she saw one student that concerned her. The boy’s gums were bleeding quite a bit and things “just didn’t seem right.” She helped get him a referral...
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2020
December
10,
2020
| 15:25 PM America/New_York
There’s one certainty about 2020: It did not go according to plan.Whether the topic is health, the economy or racial justice, nothing about the last 12 months followed a script we’ve seen before. And the oral health system was an important player in ...
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October
26,
2020
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Even as the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbates the nation’s broken oral health care system, it has created an opportunity for the industry to move toward a new, more sustainable model centered around the patient, primary care and prevention. The DentaQues...
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August
12,
2020
| 07:43 AM America/New_York
Slowly, the siloes are breaking down. Oral care is often isolated from the rest of the health care system and from conversations about overall health — even though studies show more than 90% of all systemic diseases have oral manifestations. ...
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March
26,
2020
| 09:49 AM America/New_York
The importance of all facets of our health care system to the stability of our society and the well-being of all Americans cannot be overstated during this pandemic. Our country’s – and the world’s – response to COVID-19 (aka Coronavirus) will de...
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2019
November
26,
2019
| 09:01 AM America/New_York
It takes powerful partnerships and collaboration to achieve a measurably healthier community. That’s why we work with partners across the health care spectrum to make this a reality. One relatively recent partner is the Society of Participator...
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September
23,
2019
| 09:45 AM America/New_York
Half of patients are concerned about their oral health, making it the top health concern over heart, eye, digestive, mental, and skin health. 3 in 4 Americans face barriers to dental care – chiefly cost and lack of insurance – yet dentists, physic...
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September
05,
2019
| 13:23 PM America/New_York
Evidence of the important link between oral health and overall health continues to grow, pointing to positive results related to integrated oral health and primary care visits for pediatric patients. Yet, a new evaluation of Medicaid claims data ...
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June
19,
2019
| 11:21 AM America/New_York
Imagine a health care system that “recognizes the critical relationship between food and health, and ensures access to nutrition services that help prevent, manage and treat diet-related illness.” The Massachusetts Food is Medicine State Plan out...
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May
29,
2019
| 10:07 AM America/New_York
For almost 200 years, U.S. medical and dental training have been separated—medical school and dental school. Many point to this separation as a reason why today’s health care system treats oral health as separate from the rest of the body. Howeve...
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March
21,
2019
| 11:39 AM America/New_York
As the leading voice of oral health for all, DentaQuest recognizes and showcases the heroic efforts of community partners and health advocates we call the DentaQuest Health Equity Heroes. These are the change-makers who challenge their peers and comm...
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March
07,
2019
| 10:24 AM America/New_York
We’re pleased to announce the release of the 2018 DentaQuest Impact Report. The report highlights much of the work done by the DentaQuest Impact Group, DentaQuest Institute, DentaQuest Foundation and many of our partners throughout 2018. Earlier this...
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February
07,
2019
| 12:49 PM America/New_York
A group of more than 40 industry leaders have identified important considerations for addressing gaps in oral health care and rural health disparities, according to a recent BMC Oral Health report. In the article, “Narrowing the Rural Oral Healthcare...
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