Oral health disparities high among Medicare beneficiaries
New strategies are needed to address oral health disparities in Medicare beneficiaries in nursing homes, according to a recent study in
JAMA Open Network
October 11, 2023
Oral health disparities persist in the U.S.
A CareQuest Institute for Oral Health survey shows that income, race, and ethnicity are the leading contributors to persistent oral health disparities in the U.S.
October 4, 2023
68.5M U.S. adults lack dental insurance, report suggests
Roughly 68.5 million U.S. adults are without dental insurance, according to a report released on September 6 by the nonprofit CareQuest Institute for Oral Health.
September 19, 2023
Barriers persist in teledentistry
While teledentistry assists clinicians in scheduling and conducting dental appointments, there are barriers to its use, report University of Albany researchers.
September 14, 2023
PDS marks 40th international service trip
Dental service organization Pacific Dental Services (PDS) completed its 40th international service trip to provide dental care to patients in Guatemala.
August 15, 2023
White paper addresses oral health disparities among Hispanic communities
A comprehensive white paper covers oral health disparities in Hispanic communities and how they can be addressed.
August 8, 2023
Social networks may positively influence oral health outcomes
Social networks improved some oral health outcomes, including dental care visits.
August 1, 2023
Florida tops states for children's dental ED visits
This recent study is the first to explore children’s use of EDs for nontraumatic dental conditions (NTDCs).
July 23, 2023
Sensory-adapted dental rooms soothe children with autism
A sensory-adapted dental clinic environment can make dental cleanings a lot less distressing for autistic children.
June 7, 2023
Wis., MUSOD to invest in $28M special needs dental clinic
The Marquette University School of Dentistry (MUSOD) will establish a $28 million special needs dental clinic.
June 5, 2023
Kells, Liberty Dental partner to care for underserved
Artificial intelligence-based oral health firm Kells and Liberty Dental Plan have partnered to provide dental checkups to underserved communities.
May 25, 2023
Research explores maternal nutrition’s impact on tooth decay in children
Researchers are investigating the connection between maternal nutrition and the oral microbiomes of infants.
May 12, 2023
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