Jon Carlisle Joins DentaQuest as Director of Communications
DentaQuest, a leading U.S. oral health enterprise, announced that Jon Carlisle has joined the leadership team as Director of Communications. Carlisle will work with the public affairs, marketing and sales teams as well as the DentaQuest Foundation and Dent
“Jon’s experience as a strategic thinker and effective communicator makes him a valuable member of our team as we work to advance our mission to improve the oral health of all,” said Steve Pollock, DentaQuest Chief Operating Officer. “Dental disease is the most common chronic disease in children; nearly half of American adults have periodontal disease. Jon will play a vital role in our work to equip our members and our communities with the tools they need to combat dental disease through prevention.”
Prior to joining DentaQuest, Carlisle served the Massachusetts Treasurer’s Office as the agency’s primary spokesperson and head of media relations. Previous to that, he was a key member of Rasky Baerlein’s Strategic Communications financial services, real estate and retail practice group. Carlisle also led Communications teams for the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority and for the Massachusetts Executive Office of Transportation. In his early career, he was Communications Director in Maine for the Dole-Kemp presidential campaign, Assistant Communications Director for Robert Monks’ campaign for the U.S. Senate in Maine, and Assistant Press Secretary for United States Senator William S. Cohen.
Carlisle holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Bates College.
DentaQuest, a leading U.S oral health organization, is a family of affiliates which include a dental benefits administrator, a national philanthropy focused on oral health, an oral health quality improvement research institute and a care delivery organization dedicated to quality health care for underserved communities. All share a common mission of improving the oral health of all. DentaQuest provides cost-effective benefit management to groups, individuals, Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare Advantage. Through its emphasis on prevention, DentaQuest is creating an environment of better oral health for more than 20 million members across the United States. DentaQuest is a partner in the community and committed to improving oral health through access, innovation and affordability. Learn more at www.dentaquest.com.
The DentaQuest Institute is a not-for-profit organization focused on improving efficiency, effectiveness and quality in dental care. Through its work to align clinical practice with science-based research, the DentaQuest Institute is helping oral health professionals find new ways to partner with patients to prevent and manage oral diseases. This work ensures patients get the right care, at the right time, with the right outcome. The DentaQuest Institute is an affiliate of DentaQuest, a leading U.S. oral health enterprise.