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  • Virginia's
  • Attendees will meet with state representatives throughout the morning to discuss the Governor's proposed elimination of state-supported dental clinics and decreased funding for the safety net and the need for Virginia-specific data demonstrating the impact of oral health access on Virginia's economy. (constantcontact.com)
  • During Virginia's 2012 legislative session, the Senate Finance Committee identified the Coalition , along with other statewide organizations, as part of a stakeholder group that will evaluate the sustainability and efficiency of Virginia Department of Health (VDH) dental clinics. (constantcontact.com)
  • Moreover, if Medicaid is not expanded or expanded to less than 133% FPL, individuals who fall between 30% FPL and 133% FPL could be caught without insurance in a virtual "donut hole" where they are ineligible for state coverage and may not be able to purchase insurance in Virginia's health benefits exchange. (constantcontact.com)
  • Medicaid
  • The legislature will create a joint subcommittee charged with monitoring, evaluating and responding to federal legislation related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP, known as "FAMIS" in Virginia), and Medicaid. (constantcontact.com)
  • In a July 10 letter to legislators, Governor McDonnell indicated that he had more questions regarding the Medicaid expansion and creation of a health benefits exchange in Virginia. (constantcontact.com)
  • This provision of the law requires people who do not have health insurance through an employer or through Medicaid or Medicare to purchase insurance. (constantcontact.com)
  • March 21: Providing Oral Health Services to Medicaid Long Term Care Residents , a free CE program hosted by Lucy Corr Village in Chesterfield. (constantcontact.com)
  • Nearly 200,000 Virginia adults will soon have access to a limited dental benefit, in addition to medical, behavioral health, long term services & support and care coordination through the Commonwealth Coordinated Care Plus Medicaid Program (CCC+). (constantcontact.com)
  • While the effort to repeal the ACA is stopped for now, VaOHC will watch other federal legislation and budget language to ensure it does not include continued efforts to reduce funding for the the Medicaid program and its oral health coverage. (constantcontact.com)
  • 2020
  • The Oral Health Program provides clinical and community-based services to improve the oral health of King County residents and reduce the level of dental disease in accordance with the US Healthy People 2020 goals and the Washington State Public Health Improvement Plan . (kingcounty.gov)
  • 2017
  • 2017]. In line with our caring science approach and the 3Rs guidelines for animal research (reduction, replacement, refinement), the sensitivity of the QLF technique means that fewer animals are required for testing the efficacy of oral hygiene products compared to traditional plaque measurement techniques. (waltham.com)
  • In 2017 QLF was accepted by the American Veterinary Dental College and Veterinary Oral Health Council (VOHC) as an approved method for scoring the extent of plaque coverage in dogs and cats. (waltham.com)
  • dentist
  • Severe bleeding, should be checked by a doctor or dentist since it can be an early sign of oral cancer. (healthinaging.org)
  • To help spread the message of proper oral health, Karla Martínez - Colgate spokesperson, TV personality and mother of two - will be attending community events at two Fiesta Mart stores in Houston, TX on Saturday, June 11, 2016, to take photos, meet families and speak about the importance of oral health practices, such as brushing twice a day, flossing daily and visiting a dentist regularly. (ada.org)
  • Your dentist may suggest that you come more often if you have a health problem such as diabetes or a weakened immune system. (womenshealth.gov)
  • If needed, a dentist can prescribe oral rinses that can reduce dry mouth symptoms. (healthline.com)
  • populations
  • The majority of oral health ailments can be avoided by increasing oral health literacy among all populations, with an emphasis on children to ensure they develop and maintain healthy habits into adulthood. (agd.org)
  • The state plan serves as a roadmap to identify priorities, short term, intermediate, and long term goals and objectives along with recommendations to address the burden of disease, increase access to oral health services for high risk populations, and to increase the oral health status of all Californians. (ca.gov)
  • Produced by ASTDD & AMCHP, this brief describes strategies to improve oral health within MCH populations by better integrating oral health activities and information into state early childhood MCH programs. (amchp.org)
  • 2000
  • NIH Publication No. 00-4713, Rockville, MD:U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, May 2000. (amchp.org)
  • microbiota
  • Further work has for the first time has elucidated the temporal dynamics of the canine oral microbiota. (waltham.com)
  • The maintenance of oral health can be invariably achieved by manipulating the oral microbiota toward a population of mixed species that is less likely to induce diseases such as gingivitis or caries. (hindawi.com)
  • However the use of foodstuffs (functional foods) as a starting point for fractionation of compounds that influence the composition of the oral microbiota to one that is beneficial or at least nonpathogenic has been the focus of intensive research [ 1 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Interestingly, dietary agents often lack bactericidal activity but retain their ability to manipulate the oral microbiota by exhibiting other important properties for example antiadhesion or antibiofilm activities. (hindawi.com)
  • habits
  • At Colgate, we are committed to communicating in culturally relevant ways to inform people about proper oral health habits," said Carla Kelly, general manager, U.S. Multicultural Marketing, Colgate-Palmolive. (ada.org)
  • The Virginia Dental Home Initiative was created to help break the cycle of poor oral health habits and ensure all Virginia kids have a dental home. (constantcontact.com)
  • collaboration
  • The dental profession will lead the advancement of oral health literacy, in collaboration with other health professionals. (agd.org)
  • NEW YORK, NY - Today, the Colgate-Palmolive Company and the American Dental Association (ADA) have announced a collaboration in support of Colgate's annual Oral Health Month program. (ada.org)
  • interventions
  • Our studies suggest that, given the differences between human and cat/dog oral bacteria, it is important to test dental health interventions on relevant cat and dog bacteria, rather than on human-specific bacteria. (waltham.com)
  • good oral
  • It is clear that more needs to be done at all levels to educate the public about the importance of maintaining good oral health. (agd.org)
  • Dental professionals can advocate for children's rights for good oral health by speaking on their behalf during proceedings such as school and Head Start Board meetings. (ada.org)
  • practices
  • Federal health officials and researchers have urged dentists to adhere to evidence-based practices when prescribing antibiotics and to educate patients about their safe use. (healthjournalism.org)
  • empower
  • It is intended to not only teach students about oral health, but also empower them to implement the information they have learned, producing measurable behavioral changes. (agd.org)
  • prescribe
  • This was until the 1960s as the Ministry of Health then permitted doctors to prescribe the drug if they sought necessary courtesy of the National Health Service. (bartleby.com)
  • symposium
  • On April 24, 2015, AGD hosted ten allied organizations for an Oral Health Literacy Symposium, held at AGD Headquarters in Chicago. (agd.org)
  • programs
  • Oral health literacy is the foundation of a lifetime of wellness and must be integrated into all educational and wellness programs. (agd.org)
  • Governmental and private resources dedicated to improving oral health should be strategically directed toward programs that further oral health literacy. (agd.org)
  • School screening programs help Identify the oral health needs of students. (ada.org)
  • Many Title V Programs also include an oral health component and actively partner with state dental directors and providers. (amchp.org)