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Oral Health Matters Blog Posts

July
10,
2019
| 03:02 PM America/New_York
Today’s consumers expect outcomes, not just bold ideas – even for oral health. Real innovation addresses people’s needs and focuses on people’s satisfaction by anticipating those needs well before the demand rises or a competitor delivers for
June
27,
2019
| 03:32 PM America/New_York
How we approach health – health-related knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, behaviors – and our individual circumstances – access to healthy food, housing stability, education, employment, clean air, clean water – are significant contributors to our
June
25,
2019
| 03:32 PM America/New_York
For too long, the United States has viewed the way we receive and pay for oral care as being completely separate from the way we prevent and treat our overall health needs. Like behavioral health before it, oral health has been neglected and
June
19,
2019
| 05:21 PM America/New_York
Imagine a health care system that “recognizes the critical relationship between food and health, and ensures access to nutrition services that help prevent, manage and treat diet-related illness.” The Massachusetts Food is Medicine State Plan
June
12,
2019
| 03:23 PM America/New_York
The Oral health Progress and Equity Network, or OPEN, recently held its regional meetings to address policy and programming for the remainder of 2019. Members on the west met up in Houston, while the east convened in Atlanta, and both groups
June
05,
2019
| 03:18 PM America/New_York
An important element of Preventistry is focusing on oral health not just when a person is interacting with the dentist but also at home, work, and, well… everywhere. Care received from a dental provider is important. However, many other factors
May
29,
2019
| 04:07 PM America/New_York
For almost 200 years, U.S. medical and dental training have been separated—medical school and dental school. Many point to this separation as a reason why today’s health care system treats oral health as separate from the rest of the