DentaQuest Newsroom and Blog (press)

2021
January
12,
2021
| 12:59 PM America/New_York
President and CEO of the DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement Myechia Minter-Jordan, MD, MBA recently became the newest member of Blue Shield of California’s Board of Directors.Blue Shie...
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2020
December
15,
2020
| 09:09 AM America/New_York
The Journal of Public Health Dentistry (JPHD) released a special issue dedicated to the urgent need to rethink our oral health system with a focus on value-based care (VBC). Leaders from the DentaQues...
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December
10,
2020
| 08:38 AM America/New_York
Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan, President and CEO of the DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement and Catalyst Institute, today was named one of Boston Business Journal’s 2020 Women Who Mean Busi...
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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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December
03,
2020
| 14:16 PM America/New_York
The DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement is urging state leaders to ensure that oral health providers are among the first wave of coronavirus vaccine recipients following a vote yesterda...
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November
19,
2020
| 11:41 AM America/New_York
Three in four dentists who are using telehealth anticipate a steady or increased reliance on the technology over the coming months as they continue to navigate the COVID-19 crisis and resume routine c...
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November
18,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
A report released today by the DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement reveals that far fewer opioid prescriptions were written to TennCare dental patients in 2019 than 2017, indicating a p...
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October
26,
2020
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Even as the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbates the nation’s broken oral health care system, it has created an opportunity for the industry to move toward a new, more sustainable model centered around the p...
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October
09,
2020
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
Texas dental practices that see Medicaid patients continue to face significant challenges as the COVID-19 crisis continues into the fall, according to a new report released by the DentaQuest Partnersh...
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October
06,
2020
| 09:59 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest, the nation’s leading purpose-driven oral health organization is teaming up with America’s ToothFairy to promote and expand participation in a free superhero-themed, at-home learning activi...
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September
28,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
The DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement, today released a report that reinforces the connection between oral health and overall health, and underscores the breadth of health issues that...
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September
23,
2020
| 15:21 PM America/New_York
We are pleased to welcome Jeremy Horst, DDS, PhD as Director, Clinical Innovation. In this role, Jeremy leads the clinical innovation team, advancing the clinical vision for the future of oral health ...
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September
16,
2020
| 17:29 PM America/New_York
As schools begin returning to virtual and in-person learning, many low-income, Medicaid-enrolled students are at risk of losing school-based dental care, DentaQuest and the DentaQuest Partnership for ...
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September
08,
2020
| 09:50 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest, the nation’s leading purpose-driven oral health organization, today announced a $150,000 contribution to the Community Health Center Association of New York State (CHCANYS) to establish an...
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August
24,
2020
| 13:32 PM America/New_York
DentaQuest, the nation’s leading purpose-driven oral health organization, today announced its 2020 Health Equity Heroes – Heroes in the Time of COVID-19. Now in its sixth year, the DentaQuest Health E...
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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
29,
2020
| 10:01 AM America/New_York
As data shows an increasing number of patients are returning to the dentist for routine care, a new tool, Dental Patient Care in the Era of COVID-19, explains to consumers how their dental experiences...
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July
10,
2020
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
The DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement is offering free online continuing education credit courses for dentists, hygienists, dental assistants and other dental care team members, inclu...
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July
07,
2020
| 09:05 AM America/New_York
As children across the country stay close to home to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, America’s ToothFairy is helping them make good use of their time by learning about the prevention of tooth dec...
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July
02,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest and the DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement today announced a joint $2 million commitment to the New Commonwealth Racial Equity and Social Justice Fund, created by a coalitio...
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June
25,
2020
| 09:17 AM America/New_York
The DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement (DentaQuest Partnership) today released a report highlighting the results of a national survey of more than 37,000 predominantly Medicaid dental ...
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June
19,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
As patients begin returning to the dentist for non-emergency dental care, the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) and the DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement (DQP) ha...
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June
18,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest, the nation’s leading purpose-driven oral health organization, today announced a $300,000 contribution to the OneStar Foundation Texas COVID Relief Fund, which is raising and distributing f...
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June
15,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest, the nation’s leading oral health organization, is working with MouthWatch, a leader in innovative patient-friendly, clinician-focused teledentistry solutions, to provide the TeleDent teled...
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June
09,
2020
| 13:38 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 ...
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June
01,
2020
| 17:54 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’...
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May
19,
2020
| 09:31 AM 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 ...
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May
06,
2020
| 17:44 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 c...
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April
14,
2020
| 08:56 AM 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 CO...
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April
09,
2020
| 09:35 AM 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 CO...
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