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Report looks at ways to expand dental care in state

Kentucky's new plan for oral health calls for the state to expand the role of public-health hygienists, find other ways to expand the dental workforce in under-served areas, and raise dentists' Medica... read more

Women win primaries in record numbers, look to November

U.S. Senate and House this year — setting a U.S. record and paving the way for November battles that could significantly increase the number of women in elected office and change the public debate on ... read more

One million Michiganders have little or no dental care access. Here's how we can change that.

MOHC reports that dental care access is "limited or nonexistent" for nearly one million Michigan residents. According to the 2020 Michigan State Oral ... Blackmon. Looking to the future While oral hea... read more

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Oregon sees spike in synthetic opioid overdose deaths

Hedberg said there's a task force currently looking at ways to reduce deaths from synthetic ... but these numbers are alarming," she said. Hedberg said the state also is seeing a concerning increase i... read more


Traditional dentistry wary of dental therapists

"In some parts of the state ... look at treating children in schools, using technology to expand care and developing two- or three-year training programs for dental workers, said Jenny Kattlove of the ... read more

Op-Ed: Shifting Services for Seniors, Disabled People in NJ Away from Nursing Homes

The question continued to be how to “rebalance” or shift the balance from institutional care to HCBS, improve health outcomes for seniors and people with disabilities, increase ... each state has deve... read more

For those on Medicaid, it can be a struggle to find dental care in the Twin Ports

Bekteshi turned to Medicaid, the state ... dental associations in Minnesota and Wisconsin say there are remedies in the works to address the access to care issue. The Minnesota health department wrote ... read more

Proposed UCF dental school faces tough scrutiny

The Florida Dental Association says the state has plenty of dentists. The challenge is to find a way to create ... publicly operated dental school — University of Florida in Gainesville — that has bee... read more

Moving dental health into primary care

MH TAKEAWAYS Growing recognition that improved dental health leads to better overall health is leading some providers to look for ways ... report difficulties biting and chewing. Source: Medicaid Adul... read more

Plastics, microfibers focus of discussion at Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council meeting in Marina

A 2015 report found that 93,000 to 236,000 metric tons of plastic ... to food and beverage packaging to plastic water bottles. It is one way to address the over-abundance of disposable food and bevera... read more

Dental program to expand to older adults

The I-SMILE program that has brought dental health care ... the same way with adults,” she said. On the last day of 2010, the I-SMILE program for needy children got underway in Iowa. According to the ... read more

Family Health Centers use state funding to expand services

“We realize that in order to improve our outcome in the dental ... way be taken as the solution to our uninsured problem.” The state’s technical college system and two medical schools will have to be ... read more

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