DentaQuest Newsroom and Blog (press)

2020
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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March
27,
2020
| 12:33 PM America/New_York
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March
04,
2020
| 08:54 AM America/New_York
This year represents a new phase in grantmaking for the DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement. Still grounded in our long-term mission to create an effective and equitable health system t...
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February
19,
2020
| 12:25 PM America/New_York
DentaQuest is proud to be a supporting sponsor of CQ Roll Call’s 4th annual Health Care Decoded event on March 10. Join us for a packed morning of newsworthy discussions previewing health care pol...
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January
30,
2020
| 09:01 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest, the nation’s leading purpose-driven oral health organization, ranks highest in customer satisfaction with dental plan insurers, according to the 2019 J.D. Power Dental Plan Satisfaction Re...
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January
27,
2020
| 09:26 AM America/New_York
Texas Health and Human Services recently awarded DentaQuest a contract to continue providing dental managed care to enrollees in Texas Medicaid and CHIP programs. DentaQuest has been a partner to the ...
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2019
December
16,
2019
| 10:38 AM America/New_York
This week, older Americans came one giant step closer to getting urgently needed dental coverage through the House of Representatives passage of The Lower Drug Costs Now Act. If passed into law, about...
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December
12,
2019
| 10:56 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest joined United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley, Essilor Vision Foundation, Sight for All United, Classic Optical, Youngstown City Health Department, Youngstown City Schools, Youngs...
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December
05,
2019
| 08:41 AM America/New_York
For those paying attention to health care legislation, 2019 included continued debate over Affordable Care Act (ACA) Medicaid expansion. Efforts to implement restrictive eligibility policies, such as ...
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December
03,
2019
| 10:05 AM America/New_York
Rebekah Mathews began a new assignment as Director of Value-based Care for the DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement on December 1, 2019. Rebekah has worked with DentaQuest since 2006....
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December
02,
2019
| 08:38 AM America/New_York
Available data specifically on Native Hawaiian oral health needs is limited, but a growing number of sources indicate clear disparities for Native Hawaiians in both oral health outcomes and access to ...
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