Dental bill would address child oral health crisis

Anke Neustadt

Dental disease is the most common chronic childhood illness and dental pain is one of the top reasons children miss school. With cost-effective oral health services, dental disease is also a largely preventable illness. Unfortunately, according to recent claims data, 60% of children insured with MaineCare and 40% of children […]

Child dental health initiative launches in Eastern Kentucky

Anke Neustadt

Weekday broadcast of WYMT Mountain News at 6 JOHNSON COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) – Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicaid launched its Brighter Smiles, Brighter Futures initiative as part of National Children’s Dental Health Month this February. Anthem officials pledged to deliver 2,500 dental care kits to Eastern Kentucky public […]