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Oral Health Matters Blog Posts

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
November
24,
2020
| 09:14 AM America/New_York
When Aaron first got a phone call to schedule a free dental screening appointment for his children, he was initially surprised. That surprise then turned into delight. And that delight became a sense of relief.“I was blown away,” he says. “It’s an
November
17,
2020
| 11:37 AM America/New_York
As the dust begins to settle on a long and tumultuous year — one that has included a global pandemic and a tense presidential election — oral health advocates are looking ahead to 2021 with a sense of cautious optimism.“We’re at a precipice right
November
16,
2020
| 09:04 AM America/New_York
In September, the DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement announced a Three Domain Framework that creates a new model in dentistry that is cost-effective, efficient and more equitable. The Framework, which includes contributions and
November
05,
2020
| 15:22 PM America/New_York
Like most doctors this past March, Dr. Joel Collins knew he’d have to take things one day at a time. What he didn’t realize was just how vital his practice, Conyers Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics, would be to the community.  While dental