2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 Parental behavior modifications can benefit kids' oral hygiene December 16, 2014 A new paper in the Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene highlights the crisis in children's oral care and offers a proven program of treatment and behavior modification that has shown results in improving children's oral hygiene. In the paper, Robert Compton, DDS, the executive director of the DentaQuest Institute, reported on the opportunities to increase prevention in dentistry (CJDH, November 2014, Vol. 48:4, pp. 179-181). Medicaid’s new dental plan will improve overall health in South Carolina December 04, 2014 It’s not every day that you hear a person rave about the work of the dentist who pulled his teeth. But that’s exactly how Dave felt about the dentist he met at the recent Dental Access Days free care clinic in Rock Hill. Colorado leads the way in support of oral health November 11, 2014 It's not every day that you hear a person rave about the work of a dental hygienist. But that's exactly how Paul, a 40-year old roofer, described the hygienist he met at the recent Mission of Mercy free health care clinic in Henderson. "Meet the gal that changed my life," he said when he introduced his wife to the hygienist who performed 3-hours of work on his deteriorating mouth. Paul's teeth required extensive work just to prepare him to see a dentist who would extract the damaged teeth and fit him for dentures. More education needed on HIV-oral health link October 03, 2014 More than 2,500 people are expected to participate in Saturday’s Nashville CARES annual AIDS Walk and 5K Run, an event to raise awareness and funds for AIDS in Middle Tennessee and beyond. Why Don't We Treat Teeth Like the Rest of Our Bodies? September 25, 2014 Dental care is excluded from most insurance plans for a bizarre and antiquated reason, and millions of people suffer as a result. DentaQuest Receives Certification Status from National Committee for Quality Assurance June 04, 2014 DentaQuest, a national leader in improving oral health, received Certification status in Credentialing and Recredentialing by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to assessing and reporting on the quality of healthcare. This certification status is presented to health care organizations that meet NCQA’s standards in providing high-quality services to their members. DentaQuest’s Oral Health Center Provides Free Dental Services to High School Students through Give Kids a Smile Program March 07, 2014 As part of the annual "Give Kids a Smile" program, DentaQuest is providing dental exams, treatment and education for a dozen students without dental coverage. TennCare dental program gets even better January 31, 2014 In 2002, through a collaborative effort by the Tennessee Dental Association (TDA), the Bureau of TennCare and the Tennessee Department of Health, the Medicaid dental program in Tennessee was completely revamped. Leaders in Dentistry: DentaQuest CEO Jeffrey Parker January 20, 2014 Jeffrey Parker, CEO of DentaQuest Healthcare Delivery, has been a "disruptive innovator" since joining Sarrell Dental. Legal Loopholes Leave Some Kids Without Dental Insurance January 08, 2014 If you think buying health insurance under the Affordable Care Act has been complicated, just wait. Buying dental coverage on the health exchanges, it turns out, is even more confusing. DentaQuest CEO Fay Donohue explains.