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DentaQuest Newsroom and Blog (press)

2022
July
01,
2022
| 11:22 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest and Presbyterian Health Plan (PHP), today, celebrate 25 years of partnership, which has helped thousands of New Mexicans receive comprehensive oral health care. To commemorate this exceptional partnership, DentaQuest is contributing a tota...
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June
27,
2022
| 11:42 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest announced today that Kamila Chytil, COO and executive vice president, and Roxanne Martinez, CHRO and executive vice president, have been named to Profiles in Diversity Journal’s 2022 Women Worth Watching in Leadership. This recognition ack...
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June
01,
2022
| 08:55 AM America/New_York
Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF), through its U.S. business, announced today the completion of its acquisition of DentaQuest, the second-largest dental benefits provider in the U.S. by membership. Sun Life has acquired DentaQuest from C...
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May
25,
2022
| 09:32 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest announced today that Hyon Leon, director, data analytics & underwriting, has been named to Profiles in Diversity Journal’s 2022 Asian Leaders Worth Watching. This recognition highlights Asian men and women who, through advocacy, perseveran...
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May
12,
2022
| 14:40 PM America/New_York
Brian Jones, vice president of commercial, individual and exchange for DentaQuest, recently joined TeamSmile’s Board of Directors, reinforcing both a personal and professional dedication to improving oral health for all. TeamSmile is the nation’s pre...
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April
04,
2022
| 12:58 PM America/New_York
Kamila Chytil was recently appointed to Synchrony’s board of directors, effective April 1. In its news release, Synchrony President and CEO Brian Doubles said, “We’re excited to welcome Kamila to the Synchrony Board of Directors. Kamila brings extens...
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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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March
11,
2022
| 13:06 PM America/New_York
The search for the 2022 Health Equity Heroes is underway.   For the past seven years, the DentaQuest Health Equity Hero awards have recognized individuals and organizations responsible for extraordinary work that champions equitable access to health ...
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March
08,
2022
| 09:27 AM America/New_York
Today, Roxanne Martinez, executive vice president and chief human resources officer for DentaQuest, issued the following statement in celebration of International Women’s Day and the contributions of women in the oral health industry:   “The COVID-19...
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March
01,
2022
| 15:57 PM America/New_York
Western University of Health Sciences’ College of Dental Medicine (CDM) received a $25,000 donation from DentaQuest to support third- and fourth-year students completing externships focused on care for vulnerable populations.One of the nation’s large...
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February
02,
2022
| 10:24 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest today announced a partnership with America’s ToothFairy to educate communities on the dangers of vaping.Teens are vaping at an alarming rate. According to the CDC, as of 2020, 19.6% of high school students and 4.7% of middle school student...
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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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January
27,
2022
| 09:33 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest, the leading oral health care company managing dental and vision benefits for more than 33 million Americans, has received a score of 95 out of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index (HRC CEI). Known as...
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2021
December
22,
2021
| 10:27 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest today announced an investment in organizations that advance and promote diversity, equity and inclusion in oral health care.With this investment, DentaQuest is supporting efforts to break down barriers to accessing oral health care. DentaQ...
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November
22,
2021
| 13:27 PM America/New_York
DentaQuest today announced a $10,000 contribution to Zebra Coalition Inc., a nonprofit organization that supports LGBTQ+ youth. The support DentaQuest is providing to Zebra Coalition will help provide dental care for clients of the organization — LGB...
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November
08,
2021
| 10:54 AM America/New_York
NEW YORK — Steven Barefoot, DDS, clinical manager, value-based payments at DentaQuest, will be leading a session focused on value-based care (VBC) at the 2021 New York Health Plan Association Annual Conference. At DentaQuest, Barefoot provides clinic...
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October
28,
2021
| 17:47 PM America/New_York
The Dental Care Plus Group (DCPG), a DentaQuest company, announced today that Jennifer Agnello, RHU, CBC, has joined the company as its new vice president, commercial market. As a trusted insurance professional with many ties to the Cincinnati commun...
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October
15,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest was officially recognized this month as a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company in the financial services and insurance category by Great Place to Work®. According to the certification, 75% of DentaQuest employees say the company is a gre...
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October
13,
2021
| 15:47 PM America/New_York
DentaQuest announced today that executive vice president and chief human resources officer Roxanne Martinez has been named to ALPFA’s 2021 Most Powerful Latinas. This recognition highlights 50 of the most powerful and influential senior-level Latinas...
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October
03,
2021
| 19:05 PM America/New_York
Strategic fit for Sun Life in attractive dental segments, more than doubling its U.S. employee benefits revenues and complementing its existing portfolio as a leader in health and group benefitsPositions Sun Life as a leading dental benefits provider...
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September
15,
2021
| 10:23 AM America/New_York
Today DentaQuest recognizes and celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, which honors the cultures and contributions of Hispanic Americans and commemorates heritage rooted in all Latin American countries. In alignment with its commitment to improving oral...
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August
23,
2021
| 12:58 PM America/New_York
Jim Mangia, president and CEO of St. John’s Well Child & Family Center, will be recognized as a 2021 DentaQuest Health Equity Hero for his work to protect residents in Los Angeles during the pandemic, including vaccinating more than 266,000 at-risk r...
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August
06,
2021
| 11:10 AM America/New_York
The rise of the social media platform TikTok during the past year has led to an increase in do-it-yourself (DIY) dentistry that many professionals in the oral health community, including Amber Bonnaig, DDS, of DentaQuest, are warning against due to t...
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July
13,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
On its inaugural Health Equity Hero Day today, DentaQuest, a purpose-driven oral health care company dedicated to improving the oral health of all, announced its 2021 Health Equity Heroes: Champions of the Pandemic. Now in its seventh year, the Denta...
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July
06,
2021
| 13:47 PM America/New_York
It is time to recognize the many health and community leaders who worked tirelessly to ensure equity in access and care during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. DentaQuest, a purpose-driven oral health care company dedicated to improving the oral hea...
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July
01,
2021
| 11:12 AM America/New_York
Low-income adults who receive Medicaid coverage can now obtain routine oral health care, thanks to a new law in Virginia that funds an oral health benefit for adults. Prior to today, the state Medicaid program only covered emergency oral health servi...
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June
18,
2021
| 11:34 AM America/New_York
“Tomorrow we will celebrate Juneteenth! We must also pause to recognize the work that remains to achieve true equity. Let there be no doubt - health care is one of the greatest drivers of inequity in this country. At DentaQuest, we are committed to b...
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April
21,
2021
| 10:06 AM America/New_York
The Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) recently selected DentaQuest, the nation’s largest and most experienced Medicaid dental benefits administrator, to receive a one-year dental benefit management contract.OHCA chose DentaQuest and two other den...
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April
14,
2021
| 13:00 PM America/New_York
Focused on improving the digital experience for customers in an increasingly fast-paced, personalized marketplace, DentaQuest recently welcomed Katherine (Kathy) Kountze as chief information officer (CIO) effective April 5.Kathy will work closely wit...
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