Category Archives: Oral Health

Expanded MaineCare Adult Dental Benefit Funded

Governor Janet Mills recently signed a bipartisan 2022-2023 budget that includes funds for expanded access to preventive dental care to an estimated 217,000 Mainers, while saving the state in costly emergency room visits, cutting healthcare costs statewide. The unanimous passage of the legislation … Continue reading

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Northeast Delta Dental Celebrates Teachers

Earlier this month, I was eager to join others around the country and world in honoring our educators as they continue to persevere through a rapidly changing education landscape, including virtual instruction, born out of a global pandemic. Teacher Appreciation … Continue reading

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Northeast Delta Dental Celebrates Doctors’ Day

I’m excited to join others in honoring our frontline physician professionals on March 30th for remaining committed to our community, despite the challenges of COVID-19, and for serving patients 7×24, 365 days a year. Doctors’ Day is an annual observance aimed at … Continue reading

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Praising Broad Adoption of Proper Dental Hygiene Habits

It’s exciting to learn that nearly 86% of Americans believe maintaining good oral health is essential to protecting overall health throughout the pandemic. Northeast Delta Dental is a proud member company of The Delta Dental Plans Association. Naturally, we continue … Continue reading

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The public needs all its healthcare heroes during the current health crisis

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently issued interim guidance on providing essential oral health services in the context of COVID-19, advocating that preventive dental care be delayed until there has been sufficient reduction in transmission rates. The American Dental Association … Continue reading

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