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A root canal is a dental procedure in which the soft center of the tooth, the pulp, is removed. The
"Extending postpartum Medicaid coverage to one year would improve oral health for low income mothers, reduce the risk for both
PFAS, also referred to as "forever chemicals", gained widespread public attention in 2016 after media outlets published findings of high
In the United States, the fee-for-service (FFS) payment model has been the dominant dental reimbursement system for decades. Unlike medicine,
Dental care management workforce models currently employed across the United States include general dental navigator models, the ADA-formalized Community Dental
The COVID-19 pandemic has made it very clear that telemedicine is a necessary tool in most healthcare fields. Teledentistry in
As we move forward into the new year, it is important to be aware of policy changes that may directly
A newborn’s growing teeth are crucial to their overall development as a child. Baby teeth are the foundation for a
When creating equitable health care systems, especially at a statewide level, policy plays an important role in driving sustainable, system-wide
1. Brushing Your Tongue Can Help Bad Breath The tongue may actually hold more bacteria than your teeth. With its
The North Carolina Oral Health Collaborative (NCOHC) released its first policy brief earlier this year, outlining a broad array of
The importance of preventive oral health care is often underestimated. There are many basic habits that can be implemented daily
Dentists in North Carolina are uniquely positioned to begin administering some vaccinations, like those for the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and
Mental Health and Oral Health services have traditionally been thought of as separate entities. To better provide efficient, affordable care,
The most important element of childhood development is overall health. With schools nationwide facing unprecedented challenges during the current pandemic,