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2020
June
01,
2020
| 11:54 PM America/New_York
This message from Steve Pollock, Myechia Minter-Jordan and Roxanne Martinez was shared with all DentaQuest affiliated employees on June 1, 2020.  Dear Colleagues, Over the last several days, we’ve seen our communities react to the brutal deaths...
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May
19,
2020
| 03:31 PM America/New_York
The DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement, a nonprofit organization working to transform the broken health care system and enable better health through oral health, today announced a new partnership with Community Care Cooperative (C3), ...
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May
06,
2020
| 11:44 PM America/New_York
Coronavirus has exposed stark truths about the nation’s long-standing health disparities. The virus is hitting low-income communities especially hard, highlighting gaps in health literacy, access to care and trust in our health care system. As one of...
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April
14,
2020
| 02:56 PM America/New_York
The DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement today announced a set of grants totaling $1M to organizations supporting relief efforts for underserved populations and regions hit hardest by COVID-19, including communities that are experiencin...
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April
09,
2020
| 03:35 PM America/New_York
DentaQuest, the nation’s leading purpose-driven oral health organization, today announced the launch of a dental consultation hotline for residents of Texas, Oregon, Kentucky and Alabama during the COVID-19 pandemic. The service is available at no co...
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March
27,
2020
| 05:33 PM America/New_York
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March
04,
2020
| 02:54 PM 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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February
19,
2020
| 06:25 PM America/New_York
DentaQuest is proud to be a supporting sponsor of CQ Roll Call’s 4th annual Health Care Decoded event on March 10. Join us for a packed morning of newsworthy discussions previewing health care policy in 2020. Some of the health care industry’s mo...
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January
30,
2020
| 03:01 PM 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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January
27,
2020
| 03:26 PM America/New_York
Texas Health and Human Services recently awarded DentaQuest a contract to continue providing dental managed care to enrollees in Texas Medicaid and CHIP programs. DentaQuest has been a partner to the State of Texas since 2012, providing Medicaid and ...
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2019
December
16,
2019
| 04:38 PM America/New_York
This week, older Americans came one giant step closer to getting urgently needed dental coverage through the House of Representatives passage of The Lower Drug Costs Now Act. If passed into law, about half of the $456 billion in savings achieved by l...
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December
12,
2019
| 04:56 PM America/New_York
DentaQuest joined United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley, Essilor Vision Foundation, Sight for All United, Classic Optical, Youngstown City Health Department, Youngstown City Schools, Youngstown Community School, Liberty school, and the Lio...
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December
05,
2019
| 02:41 PM America/New_York
For those paying attention to health care legislation, 2019 included continued debate over Affordable Care Act (ACA) Medicaid expansion. Efforts to implement restrictive eligibility policies, such as minimum work requirements, continue. News coverage...
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December
03,
2019
| 04:05 PM America/New_York
Rebekah Mathews began a new assignment as Director of Value-based Care for the DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement on December 1, 2019. Rebekah has worked with DentaQuest since 2006. As Director of Business Consulting within DentaQu...
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December
02,
2019
| 02:38 PM America/New_York
Available data specifically on Native Hawaiian oral health needs is limited, but a growing number of sources indicate clear disparities for Native Hawaiians in both oral health outcomes and access to care statewide, from ages 0-5 and older. When you ...
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November
18,
2019
| 04:23 PM America/New_York
DentaQuest, the purpose-driven oral health company dedicated to improving the oral health of all, today announced the 2019 DentaQuest Health Equity Heroes, six individuals and a team, who are breaking down barriers and improving health for at-risk in...
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October
31,
2019
| 02:15 PM America/New_York
  The DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement (DentaQuest Partnership) today announced its investment of $640,000 in organizations across the U.S. dedicated to improving the oral health of all. This announcement captures grants awarded ...
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October
16,
2019
| 04:01 PM America/New_York
DentaQuest is pleased to join It’s Time Texas as a sponsor of the Healthier Texas Summit on Oct. 17 and 18 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center in Austin. The conference, hosted by It’s Time Texas and The University of Texas Syste...
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September
23,
2019
| 03:45 PM 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
09,
2019
| 06:22 PM America/New_York
Roxanne Martinez recently joined DentaQuest as Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer. Martinez will lead the human resources organizations, including recruitment and benefits. She will play an important role in driving business and ...
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September
04,
2019
| 05:24 PM America/New_York
A new poll has found broad national support for adding dental coverage to Medicare, along with indications a candidate’s stance on the issue could sway votes nationally and in the upcoming Iowa presidential caucus. The Families USA/YouGov Poll fou...
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August
20,
2019
| 05:32 PM America/New_York
Expanding oral health access via telecommunication is essential to overall public health and wellness, and teledentistry is a critical piece of this industry transformation. Our current health care system fails to address barriers faced by million...
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August
12,
2019
| 03:56 PM America/New_York
Among Medicaid patients prescribed opioids for acute pain management, more than half were to treat orthopedic and dental-related pain. What’s more, Medicaid patients who sought treatment for acute pain management were more likely to receive an opioid...
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August
05,
2019
| 04:06 PM America/New_York
Measurement is important to improving oral health. There’s a saying that “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.” One of the most important metrics to DentaQuest is the number of children (aged 2 to 20) that have seen a dentist for any kind o...
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July
29,
2019
| 03:36 PM America/New_York
The DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement (DentaQuest Partnership) today announced its investment of $2.8 million in organizations across the U.S. dedicated to improving the oral health of all. Today’s announcement captures grants awarde...
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July
15,
2019
| 03:08 PM America/New_York
DentaQuest, the nation’s leading purpose-driven oral health company, today announced that following a national search, Myechia Minter-Jordan, MD, MBA, was selected to serve as Executive Vice President and Chief Impact Officer for the DentaQuest Partn...
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July
03,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/New_York
DentaQuest has entered into an agreement with a like-minded minority equity partner that shares our passion for Preventistry. Funds advised by Centerbridge Partners, L.P., will provide additional capital that will help accelerate our growth strategy ...
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May
23,
2019
| 03:04 PM America/New_York
May 23, 2019 – credentis, a leader in state-of the art oral biology research and development, and DentaQuest, the nation’s leading purpose-driven oral health care organization, have entered into a strategic partnership to test and promote Curodont™ R...
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May
20,
2019
| 03:30 PM America/New_York
Akhil Sharma recently became Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer for DentaQuest, the nation’s leading purpose-driven oral health care organization. In his new role, Sharma will lead the finance organization, including responsibility for...
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May
17,
2019
| 05:03 PM America/New_York
DentaQuest has made a donation to UnidosUS through our corporate giving fund to support the Red Nose Day campaign of Comic Relief on May 23. The campaign is focused on eliminating childhood poverty, one of the social determinants of health. UnidosUS ...
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