DentaQuest Newsroom and Blog (press)

2019
March
14,
2019
DentaQuest, LLC, the principal company in the nation’s leading purpose-driven oral health care organization, and DCP Holding Company, the parent company of The Dental Care Plus Group (DCPG), a leading provider of dental insurance in the Midwest, anno...
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March
07,
2019
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
12,
2019
DentaQuest, the nation’s leading purpose-driven oral health care organization, today announced ranking “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Dental Plans” for the third consecutive year, according to the J.D. Power 2018 Dental Plan Satisfaction Repo...
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February
07,
2019
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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February
06,
2019
Rob Stefanic recently joined DentaQuest as Chief Information Officer (CIO), responsible for the definition and delivery of the company’s information technology (IT) vision and capabilities, which span IT operations and digital innovation. This includ...
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January
30,
2019
DentaQuest recently awarded Mercy Ministries of Laredo, which includes Mercy Clinic and Casa de Misericordia, a local grant honoring 15 years of delivering compassionate and high-quality health care to the area’s underserved, uninsured residents. ...
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2018
December
11,
2018
DentaQuest, the nation’s leading purpose-driven oral health company, today announced it has entered into a first-of-its-kind agreement in Texas to administer a contract under the state’s Medicaid program using a value-based care and payment model. ...
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November
15,
2018
DentaQuest today announced the launch of its new platform – Preventistry – its all-in strategy to make oral health care more affordable, easier to access, driven by innovation and better integrated into the broader health care system. The company als...
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November
14,
2018
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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October
15,
2018
DentaQuest, the nation’s leading oral health enterprise and largest Medicaid dental benefits company serving 24 million members across 30 states, announced its 2018 Health Equity Heroes, recognizing and commending the work of six leaders whose innova...
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August
27,
2018
This story is based on the California Dental Association Journal clinical article, “Quality Improvement in Practice Leading to Remineralization,” published March 2018. You can read the entire piece at CDA.org. Great dental care starts with prevent...
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August
22,
2018
Adult dental benefits are not currently included in Maryland Medicaid – which means emergency departments (EDs) in the state see a lot of oral emergencies. Though Medicaid recipients only represent 15% of the total adult population in the state, they...
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June
27,
2018
A new dental care model, pioneered by Advantage Dental, provides high quality oral care to Medicaid recipients at 21 percent less than the national average by focusing on prevention. How does it work and can other states follow?  ...
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May
22,
2018
DentaQuest Institute (DQI) is pleased to share that one of our Medical Oral Expanded Care (MORE Care) collaborative participants, St. Luke’s Miners Rural Health Centers, was named this year’s Outstanding Rural Health Organization at the National Rura...
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May
11,
2018
R.E.D. is an acronym that stands for Remember Everyone Deployed, it was created to remind people of our deployed heroes and show that we are thinking of them. To observe R.E.D. Friday, people across the country wear red on Fridays to serve as a remin...
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April
26,
2018
DentaQuest is proud to sign onto the YWCA’s national Stand Against Racism campaign.  This important campaign raises awareness about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism in the communities we live in and work.  Inclusio...
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April
16,
2018
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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March
07,
2018
DentaQuest, a national purpose-driven oral health care organization, ranks “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Dental Plans” for the second consecutive year, according to the J.D. Power 2017 Dental Plan Satisfaction Report SM. The latest report w...
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March
01,
2018
Oral Health America (OHA) named DentaQuest as the 2018 Million Dollar Donor at their 28th Annual Gala & Benefit. DentaQuest, through the work of its Foundation, helped launch Oral Health America’s hallmark older adult oral health program, the Wisdom ...
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2017
December
01,
2017
DentaQuest, the leading purpose-driven oral health company and the largest Medicaid dental benefits administrator in the nation, has donated $10,000 to the Memorial Hermann School-Based Health Centers’ mobile dental program. This donation marks the l...
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November
14,
2017
Prevention focus results in improved outcomes and lower costs for patient care ...
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November
08,
2017
Madison to lead DentaQuest operations, focus on future of integrated health care ...
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November
02,
2017
Expanding access to prevention-focused, person-centered oral health     ...
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September
21,
2017
Austin, Texas. (September 21, 2017) – DentaQuest today announced its plan to continue Texas relief efforts with "Recovering Our Smiles," a mission-driven initiative designed to support those affected by Hurricane Harvey as immediate disaster response...
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September
18,
2017
The Mayor’s Book Club in Longmont, Colo., is airing an oral health-focused event in October with support from DentaQuest, which manages Colorado’s Medicaid dental program. As part of the event, DentaQuest Outreach and Education Rep. Betsy Holman will...
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September
01,
2017
Boston, Mass. – DentaQuest, the leading oral health company in the United States and the largest in the Medicaid space, wired one million dollars today to the Rebuild Texas Fund launched by The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation. With this donation, Den...
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August
02,
2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – DentaQuest, the nation’s leading oral health enterprise and largest Medicaid dental benefits company serving 24 million members across 30 states, is proud to announce its ongoing success in leading TennCare’s dental program for chi...
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July
27,
2017
Boston – JULY 26, 2017 – DentaQuest recently pledged to advance diversity and inclusion at work as part of the first national coalition of its kind. Just one month after the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ launch, nearly 100 additional CEOs – i...
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July
18,
2017
BOSTON, MA – DentaQuest today announced a new partnership with the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center (OHRC) at Georgetown University to improve oral health access and care for young children and their families. After a proposal ...
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June
15,
2017
White Plains, N.Y. – DentaQuest recently announced an additional senior leadership role dedicated to growing the company’s presence within New York and New Jersey. The addition of Vice President for Client and Provider Engagement New York/New Jersey ...
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