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Oral Health Matters Blog Posts

February
18,
2021
| 09:32 AM America/New_York
In 2015, Terrance Davis was 18 years old and hadn’t been to the dentist in more than two years. His autism made it challenging for his mom, Tina, to find a provider who was prepared to deliver the care he needed. They had tried — and failed —
February
05,
2021
| 08:54 AM America/New_York
At DentaQuest, we talk with people every day who are both in need of dental care and concerned about the cost of their care. We process claims for a long list of important services provided to children and adults.While necessary, these covered
January
28,
2021
| 12:56 PM America/New_York
Suprena Crawford knows how difficult it can be for some patients to start their journeys to better oral health. She learned that for 19 years as a dental hygienist. And she’s continuing to learn it in her role as a DentaQuest member outreach
January
21,
2021
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
The COVID-19 pandemic has severely disrupted the dental care industry.Patient volumes have fallen, and operating costs have risen as dental offices comply with new infection control practices. Ongoing surges of the virus demonstrate that dentistry
January
07,
2021
| 09:38 AM America/New_York
Dr. Flavia Lamberghini was in a Chicago elementary school providing dental screenings to students when she saw one student that concerned her. The boy’s gums were bleeding quite a bit and things “just didn’t seem right.” She helped get him a
December
15,
2020
| 10:25 AM America/New_York
The COVID-19 pandemic, rightfully so, has captured intense global attention since it began early in 2020. It has claimed more than 1.5 million lives, devasted families and turned global economies upside down.Meanwhile, another health crisis — the
December
10,
2020
| 15:25 PM America/New_York
There’s one certainty about 2020: It did not go according to plan.Whether the topic is health, the economy or racial justice, nothing about the last 12 months followed a script we’ve seen before. And the oral health system was an important player in