2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 Stephen Casey, Chief Executive Officer of California Dental Network, Announces Retirement November 17, 2015 Brian Watts, recognized for his extensive experience, named next CEO DentaQuest Foundation Partners and Grantees Advance Oral Health at 2015 National Network Gathering October 21, 2015 BOSTON – Beginning today, from October 21-23, the DentaQuest Foundation will host its third annual Oral Health 2020 National Network Gathering in New Orleans, Louisiana. The theme of this year’s convening is “Progress, Possibility and Power,” and promises to be the foundation’s largest gathering ever with 250 people, from all 50 states, in attendance. DentaQuest Joins Kentucky Dental Association to Support SmileKentucky! October 13, 2015 LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- DentaQuest, a national leader in oral health, is joining the Kentucky Dental Association to support SmileKentucky!, the popular and successful oral health education program for Kentucky children. DentaQuest Institute Appoints Dr. Natalia Chalmers as Director of Analytics and Publication September 29, 2015 Dr. Chalmers brings extensive research experience in pediatric dentistry and best practices Dominion to Acquire DentaQuest Mid-Atlantic and DentaQuest Virginia September 24, 2015 Deal will add over 90,000 members and expand Mid-Atlantic dental network for clients National Basketball Retired Players Association and DentaQuest Announce Partnership September 17, 2015 National Basketball Retired Players Association and DentaQuest Announce Partnership to Bring Dental Benefits to Former Players Parker, CEO of HealthCare Delivery, to Depart DentaQuest August 21, 2015 Boston, MA – Today, DentaQuest announced that Jeffrey Parker, CEO of Healthcare Delivery, notified them he would be departing the company at the end of the year, which follows his successful leadership of the affiliation between Sarrell Dental and DentaQuest and putting a strong leadership team in place to continue to carry on the shared mission of both organizations. DentaQuest South Carolina Appoints Kevin L. Cooper as Executive Director June 12, 2015 DentaQuest, a national leader in improving oral health and the administrator for South Carolina’s Healthy Connections Medicaid Dental Program, has hired Kevin L. Cooper as Executive Director. DentaQuest Foundation Announces Partnership with Campaign for Grade-Level Reading June 10, 2015 The More Hopeful Futures Initiative commits to putting at least 50,000 more children on the path to becoming proficient readers in third grade by 2018. DentaQuest Foundation Announces Six New Members Elected to its Board of Directors May 27, 2015 The DentaQuest Foundation board of directors elected six new directors during its annual meeting in Boston. These industry leaders have varied backgrounds, bringing a range of expertise, to improve the oral health of all. DentaQuest Appoints Two New Industry Leaders to Board of Directors May 21, 2015 New directors are experts in care innovation and talent development DENTAQUEST HONORS SEVEN ORAL HEALTH LEADERS AS HEALTH EQUITY HEROES WITH INAUGURAL NATIONAL AWARD May 04, 2015 Winners recognized for work bringing oral health to underserved communities The DentaQuest Institute Welcomes Dr. Sean G. Boynes As Director of Interprofessional Practice April 23, 2015 Developing best practice models for coordinated dental-medical care DentaQuest Foundation Launches Grassroots Engagement Initiative April 17, 2015 New Strategy Will Focus Support On Community Based Organizations on the Front Lines of Reducing Health Inequities DENTAQUEST BOARD OF DIRECTORS APPOINTS STEVEN POLLOCK AS NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO April 01, 2015 Board Cites Pollock’s Leadership Skills and Commitment to Customers in Decision Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kentucky and DentaQuest Expand Medicaid Services March 16, 2015 Business Wire Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kentucky and DentaQuest have expanded their scope of services to offer Anthem’s Kentucky Medicaid members access to a broad network of DentaQuest oral health providers and services. These services are available to both children and adults, and include oral exams, emergency visits, x-rays, extractions and fillings. Other services, such as root canal therapy, crowns and sealants are available for children. Additionally, Anthem and DentaQuest will work together on a case-by-case basis to authorize medically necessary services for eligible members. DentaQuest Hires Dan Sheehan as Chief Information Officer March 12, 2015 Proven IT Veteran of Modell’s and Dunkin’ Brands Brought in to Assist Expansion DentaQuest’s Vision Program Now Reaches More Than One Million Members February 10, 2015 DentaQuest announced today that its full-scope vision program, eyeQuest, now reaches more than one million members. First implemented in 2009, the eyeQuest program has delivered its growth using the same time-tested approach to plan administration and service that has made DentaQuest’s dental product so successful. DentaQuest Posts Successes in First Year of TennCare Contract February 02, 2015 Contract Benchmarks Exceeded as More Kids Access Tennessee's Medicaid Dental Program Webinar: “On the Frontlines of Medical -Dental Integration” January 12, 2015 As a result of new challenges created in the health care market by the Affordable Care Act, a unique opportunity exists for health plans seeking to grow their market share and capitalize on the changing market dynamics by integrating dental benefits into health plan offerings.