Welcome to the online blog for DentaQuest, a leader in oral health, committed to improving oral health through access, innovation and affordability. Through open and ongoing conversation, we hope to provide you with expert advice and information on best practices in dental care.

Oral Health Matters Blog Posts

May
14,
2019
We know that preventive dental care – or the comprehensive approach we call “Preventistry” – is a strong means to maintaining overall health. With proper guidance and support, providers and patients can partner together as designers of health
May
07,
2019
Preventistry is about changing four interconnected systems to improve oral health for everyone. With the Preventistry approach, we must address policy, finance, care and community aspects that together determine people’s ability to be healthy.
April
29,
2019
Are these oral health facts surprising?  People with periodontal disease are almost twice as likely to have heart disease People with diabetes are more likely to have gum disease, making it difficult to stabilize blood sugar
April
18,
2019
The traditional model of getting care at a dentist’s office doesn’t work for everyone. After struggling with transportation issues, not being able to get an appointment nor having the ability to pay for treatment, too many people have given up
April
09,
2019
An important tenet of Preventistry, our revolutionary approach to transforming prevention and care, is that care should be person-centered. Person-centered care specifically focuses on the whole person … For each individual, care must be
April
03,
2019
“An apple a day keeps the doctor away” is an appropriate reminder that the apple (nature’s toothbrush!) helps reduce gum disease, which can complicate conditions such as pregnancy, heart disease, diabetes and stroke. Another common refrain? “An
March
27,
2019
Value-based care is a critical component of the future of oral health, as well as the underpinning for our revolutionary approach to improving the oral health of all - Preventistry. The system of value-based care in oral health is focused on