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Past Webinars

Integrating Diabetes Screening into Oral Health Care

Presented In November 2022

Diabetes is on the rise in the United States — and the numbers are staggering.
Are You Ready for the Transition to Value-Based Care?

Presented In October 2022

The transition to a new model of care is coming — and now, it’s coming fast.
Healthy People 2030 Oral Health Objective Promotion Webinar Series

Presented In October 2022

Today, 22.8% of US adults 20 to 74 years of age have untreated dental caries, and the Healthy People 2030 target is to reduce this proportion to 17.3%.
Update: The Latest on Infection Prevention and Control for Dental Professionals

Presented In October 2022

On September 23, CDC issued new infection prevention and control updates, providing guidance around topics including testing, exposure, and universal PPE.
The Connection Between a Healthy Mouth and Prevention of Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia

Presented In September 2022

There’s an emerging body of evidence associating the use of comprehensive oral care with a reduction in nonventilator hospital-acquired pneumonia (NVHAP).
The Latest on Infection Prevention and Control for Dental Professionals

Presented In September 2022

Few industries saw as many changes to their daily operations as the dental industry in the past two years.
Nuestra Sonrisa Hispana: Exploring Disparities in Hispanic Oral Health

Presented In September 2022

The goal for any oral health professional is to provide excellent, culturally competent care that leads to better health outcomes for patients.
A New Tool for Tracking Medicaid Adult Dental Benefits Across States

Presented In August 2022

Oral health matters. How we assess dental coverage matters, too.
How and Why to Set Up a Successful Medical-Dental Integration Program

Presented In August 2022

Recent CareQuest Institute research shows that 96% of adults know there is a connection between the health of the mouth and the rest of the body.
Advancing Health Equity Through Dental Therapy

Presented In July 2022

For more than 15 years, dental therapists have been working to improve access to oral care and increase health equity across the United States.
Taking Action to Advance Anti-Racism in Dental Public Health

Presented In July 2022

Racism is irrefutably a public health crisis. What can the dental community do to find solutions for its industry?
Becoming an Ally: Creating an Inclusive Environment for LGBTQ+ Patients

Presented In June 2022

What can oral health providers and professionals do to create more inclusive care settings for patients of all genders and sexualities?
How’s America’s Oral Health? Barriers to Care, Common Problems, and Ongoing Inequity

Presented In June 2022

Louder calls for medical-dental integration. The role of cost as a deterrent to care. Expanding inequities across the system.
Building a Teledentistry Program That Expands Access and Increases Equity

Presented In May 2022

Teledentistry is growing in popularity in oral health — it can open doors to access to hard-to-reach populations, help provide critical education on prevention, and triage patients’ needs to increa
Dental Fear and Anxiety: Why It Exists and What Providers Can Do to Help

Presented In May 2022

Fear and anxiety related to dental care pose a significant barrier to receiving dental treatment and affects people across socioeconomic and demographic groups.
Community-Centered Grantmaking: Why, How, and What Lies Ahead

Presented In April 2022

Every year, CareQuest Institute awards more than $12 million in grants to strengthen our communities, reimagine more equitable systems, and create better oral health for all.

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