Posts tagged “dental insurance”

  • Colorado Dentists Prepare To Give Kids A Smile In February

    Dentists across Colorado are gearing up for the annual Give Kids a Smile event on the 1st February where dental treatment will be provided for children free of charge. More than 275 dentists across the state have already signed up to participate in the event which helps thousands of children across America every year. The [...]

  • California And Washington Confirm New Paediatric Dental Insurance Mandates

    The states of California and Washington have confirmed that new dental insurance mandates will come into play as part of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. The new legislation will require people who buy medical insurance through new health plans to purchase additional dental insurance benefits for children, regardless of whether they have children or not. [...]

  • Free Dental Clinic In Tampa Draws Large Crowd

    People started queuing for a free dental clinic at 3 o’clock in the morning last week; the clinic, which took place at Merrell Williams’ dental office in Tampa, provided free dental care for the first one hundred people in line. The clinic was part of a national Dentistry from the Heart event; Dentistry from the Heart is [...]

  • Millions Of Coloradans Do Not Have Dental Insurance

    A survey has revealed that millions of people in Colorado do not have dental insurance. The most recent Colorado Health Access Survey confirmed that the number of people without dental insurance in Colorado has increased, with more than 2 million people in the state without insurance; this figure represents around 40 per cent of the [...]

  • Mobile unit helps people in need in Florida

    A mobile dental unit has come to the rescue of dental patients without insurance and the unemployed in Edgewater, Florida. Shawn Reynolds was one of many people glad to see the mobile dental unit rolling into town; Shawn worked as an electrician until an injury forced him out of a job last year. Since, Shawn [...]

  • New Dental Care Agreement in Place to Help Low Income Families

    The Crookston School Board has agreed a proposal to make dental care more affordable for low income families. The board has reached an agreement with Northern Dental Access Center, which will enable children from poorer families to get the dental treatment they need even if their parents do not have the money to pay for [...]

  • 42 Percent of Americans do not have Dental Insurance

    Forty two percent of people in the USA do not have dental insurance, according to a recent report released by US Senate. According to the report, around 130 million people do not have dental insurance in the USA. The report also revealed that most people who have health insurance are not covered for dental treatment, [...]

  • Alabama Braced for Medicaid Cuts

    Alabama is braced for Medicaid cuts after discussions revealed a shortfall in funding for the Medicaid programme. There have been a series of debates in the Senate and many dentists and doctors are now worried that a lack of funding will affect Alabamians in the future. Judy Gould, vice president of public and professional relations [...]

  • New Research Suggests Oral Cancer the Most Expensive to Treat

    Research carried out at Delta Dental of Michigan’s Research and Data Institute has suggested that oral cancer may be the most expensive form of cancer to treat. According to new research, cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx and salivary glands may be the most costly forms of cancer to treat in the USA. The initial [...]

  • Knox County Health Department Hosts Free Adult Dental Day

    The Knox County Health Department has announced that a free dental day will take place on Friday 4th May. The event is aimed to improve access to affordable dental care for adults on a low income and will run from 8am until 3pm. The dental day will take place at the Carl Sandburg College School [...]