Here's what's happening in the world of oral health today...
August 2016Enough to Make You Sick: the Burden of Medical Debt (Dental Expenses on p. 7) from Demos
Community Water Fluoridation: The Top 10 and Bottom 10 States from American Academy of Pediatrics
January 2016HPV Raises Head Cancer Risk Sevenfold, Study Finds from NBC News
December 2015Time to lead on access to dental care from the Patriot Ledger November 2015Fluoride and a physical: Patients see docs at the dentist from STATSeptember 2015 Bring dental care to where it's most needed from the Boston GlobeSeptember 2015 Dental diseases cost billions of dollars a year worldwide from CBS NewsJuly 2015 A Killer Toothache: How U.S. Dental Care Became a National Emergency from the Huffington Post November 2014Are the Concerns About Water Fluoridation Legit? from FiveThirtyEight
August 2016HPC Policy Brief: Oral health care access and emergency department utilization for avoidable oral health conditions in Massachusetts from Massachusetts Health Policy Commission January 2016 Vital Signs: Exposure to Electronic Cigarette Advertising Among Middle School and High School Students — United States, 2014 from CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report December 20152015 America's Annual Report Health Rankings (Massachusetts summary on p. 103) from the United Health Foundation
December 2015ADA Health Policy Institute publishes oral health fact sheet for all states, including Massachusetts
December 2015Important announcement from the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry regarding dental assistant licensure September 2015BPHC testifies for hearings on H2062: An Act Relative to the Restoration of MassHealth Adult Dental Benefits and H1955: An Act Relative to Pupil Dental Health
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