DentaQuest Newsroom and Blog (dentist)

2020
December
04,
2020
| 11:13 AM America/New_York
As states move to finalize their COVID-19 vaccination distribution plans, the DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement is urging them to allow dentists and dental hygienists to administer th...
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November
05,
2020
| 15:22 PM America/New_York
Like most doctors this past March, Dr. Joel Collins knew he’d have to take things one day at a time. What he didn’t realize was just how vital his practice, Conyers Smiles Dentistry and Orthodonti...
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September
24,
2020
| 11:57 AM America/New_York
After 20 years in private practice as a dental hygienist, Karen Raposa went back to school to earn her MBA. As she was completing her degree, her youngest child was diagnosed with autism spectrum ...
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August
18,
2020
| 14:23 PM America/New_York
The DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement, a nonprofit organization working to transform an inequitable health care system, seeks to clarify recent oral health guidance by the World Healt...
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July
10,
2020
| 11:40 AM America/New_York
The move to adopt teledentistry has been fast, thanks to the new realities the COVID-19 pandemic has created. “Going to the dentist” will likely look much different in the months — and potentially...
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June
16,
2020
| 14:41 PM America/New_York
New radio interview points out virtual health interactions are up almost 50% — a trend that is likely to mark a new era in oral health  Across the globe, the pandemic has caused people to chang...
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May
18,
2020
| 08:59 AM America/New_York
As states begin reopening for business, dental offices across the country will begin to see more patients. And like everything else right now, the patient and provider experience will likely be ve...
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2019
December
17,
2019
| 15:18 PM America/New_York
DentaQuest is a disruptor that is bringing new products and services to consumers to prevent oral disease before it starts....
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November
04,
2019
| 11:30 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest CEO Steve Pollock describes why paying for value over volume in oral health care is necessary for a healthier future. DentaQuest is a leader in value-based care transformation, working with...
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October
08,
2019
| 10:12 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest has a clear vision for the future of oral health and has a clear roadmap for change....
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August
22,
2019
| 10:19 AM America/New_York
It’s National Tooth Fairy Day! There are actually two dates (August 22 and February 28) that recognize the Tooth Fairy as a reminder that everyone should visit their dentist at least twice a year....
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2018
October
15,
2018
| 09:03 AM America/New_York
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 a...
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2017
October
27,
2017
| 11:18 AM America/New_York
As October comes to an end, so does the national observance recognizing the need and importance of dental hygiene. For this Q&A, one of our own registered dental hygienists (RDHs) opens up about how s...
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July
31,
2017
| 17:10 PM America/New_York
While we all paid close attention to health care in the Senate last week, the House Energy and Commerce Committee made a critical, yet mostly overlooked step to advance oral health for at-risk populat...
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2016
November
08,
2016
| 10:35 AM America/New_York
The topic of evidence in dentistry and oral health care has been in the news a lot recently, with articles like this column in the New York Times by a professor of pediatrics.In his column, Aaron Carr...
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August
04,
2016
| 18:10 PM America/New_York
The recent flurry of news regarding the benefits of dental floss has left out an important point of view: while the evidence of flossing’s medical benefits may be weak, the evidence that it is pointle...
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2011
December
06,
2011
| 08:27 AM America/New_York
By Dr. Doyle Williams, Chief Dental Officer, DentaQuestRecently, the New York Times published an article, “A Closer Look at Teeth May Mean More Fillings for Dentists,” which discussed microcavities an...
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