Welcome to the online blog for DentaQuest, a purpose-driven oral health care company that focuses on providing better care, improving access and discovering innovative solutions to the industry’s toughest problems. You’ll find expert advice, perspectives and resources that are helping to shape the future of dentistry.

Oral Health Matters Blog Posts

December
21,
2021
| 17:29 PM America/New_York
A consistent focus on the importance of increasing equitable access to oral health care drove progress and innovation forward this year — from the policy debate surrounding Medicare expansion to include dental benefits to innovations such as
December
16,
2021
| 10:59 AM America/New_York
The final two months of the year are jam packed with food, drink, friends and family. While you’re enjoying the festivities of the season, it’s good to know how some of these holiday indulgences can impact your oral health. Some of the answers may
November
30,
2021
| 10:41 AM America/New_York
America is in an oral health crisis. More than 9.6 million children have untreated tooth decay and only slightly more than 52% of adults visit the dentist as recommended. This leads to 34 million hours of school education missed and $6 billion lost
November
29,
2021
| 08:56 AM America/New_York
At DentaQuest, we’re committed to supporting and increasing access to oral health care and health education in the Native community year round. As part of Native American Heritage Month, which celebrates the rich and diverse cultures, traditions,
November
18,
2021
| 11:45 AM America/New_York
As November 18 marks the annual Great American Smokeout — a campaign by the American Cancer Society to support and encourage people to quit smoking — it’s an important time to consider the oral health community’s role in curbing smoking and the teen
November
15,
2021
| 14:54 PM America/New_York
In 2018, more than 10% of the total U.S. population had diabetes, and more than one-third of U.S. adults had prediabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In the same year, about 34.1 million adults age 18 years or
November
11,
2021
| 12:05 PM America/New_York
November 11 is Veterans Day, and at DentaQuest, we’re committed to supporting and honoring our nation’s veterans and active duty service members (ADSMs). This month, we spoke with Dr. Michael Jacques, manager of clinical management at DentaQuest and