DentaQuest Newsroom and Blog (press)

2019
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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May
16,
2019
| 03:07 PM 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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May
07,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/New_York
The DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement (DentaQuest Partnership) today announced its investment of $6.1 million in 75 organizations across the U.S. dedicated to improving the oral health of all. Today’s announcement captures grants awa...
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April
16,
2019
| 06:24 PM America/New_York
(Charlotte, NC) In November of 2018 America’s ToothFairy put out the call to Scouts across the nation to teach their communities about oral health and earn their “Oral Health Action HERO” patches. Thanks to a generous donation from DentaQuest, the pa...
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April
15,
2019
| 05:59 PM 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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April
05,
2019
| 05:14 PM America/New_York
DentaQuest, the nation’s leading purpose-driven oral health care organization, announced today that Windward, its claims adjudication system, and related processes have earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST. This achievement ...
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April
04,
2019
| 04:00 PM America/New_York
The DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement and the Central Oregon Health Council recently brought together a group of medical clinic representatives to begin a two-year pilot of Medical Oral Expanded Care (MORE Care), a DentaQuest Partner...
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March
21,
2019
| 04:39 PM 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
14,
2019
| 01:30 PM America/New_York
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
| 04:24 PM 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
12,
2019
| 04:30 PM America/New_York
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
| 06:49 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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February
06,
2019
| 04:00 PM America/New_York
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
| 11:26 PM America/New_York
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
| 05:31 PM America/New_York
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
| 02:05 PM America/New_York
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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