the importance of oral health during pregnancy, a significant number of women never
see a dentist while pregnant, with lack of dental insurance being a major
obstacle for low-income women. In the first study of its kind, researchers from
the VCU School of Dentistry and VCU School of Business analyzed survey data to
shed light on Medicaid’s impact on pregnant women.
The COVID-19 pandemic initially presented a challenge to teaching
and delivering dental hygiene care at the University of Arkansas for Medical
Sciences (UAMS), but ultimately offered an opportunity to strengthen the
program and upgrade facilities.
100 Years of ADEA: Dr. Timothy J. Treat
In our new member spotlight series for 2023, Dr. Treat reflects on his years in ADEA COSRF, how he decided on his career path and how the dental profession can encourage more dental students to enter academic dentistry in the future.
100 Years of ADEA: Dr. Marita Inglehart
Dr. Inglehart reflects on how, as a psychologist, she became involved in dental education, and how younger generations are even more cognizant of the social determinants of health’s impact on the quality of health care.