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Patients with Special Needs

October 1, 2019 News News

Down Syndrome Children In UAE Have Higher Rates Of Tooth Decay, Study Finds

by The National UAE

Down syndrome children need more help to access proper dental care, according to dentists who found they had significantly higher rates of tooth decay than their non-disabled peers. New research, which focused on Down syndrome children aged between four and

September 30, 2019 News News

Special Needs Patients Struggle After Elimination Of Preventative Medicaid Dental Coverage


Families of special needs patients say that Governor Dunleavy’s cuts to Medicaid leave them without coverage for preventative dental care. “When they cut it, everything went away,” said Cathy Scott, a mother of a 30-year-old man living with special needs.

September 26, 2019 News News

DMG Supports First CTC Academy Special Needs Dentistry Forum

by DMG

Event provides training needed to deliver effective dental care to special needs patients DMG today announced its support, in partnership with Project Accessible Oral Health, Henry Schein Cares, the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine and Colgate, of the CTC Academy’s

August 2, 2018 News News

ADA Foundation Aims to Improve Oral Health Care for People with Special Needs

by ADA Foundation

This August, the ADA Foundation is rallying the dental community to raise at least $125,000 to improve access to oral health care for people with special needs. Funds raised during the ADA Foundation Challenge will be matched dollar for dollar