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VaOHC Supports Community Water Fluoridation

As wholesaler Costco enters the fluoridation debate, VaOHC offers facts about fluoridation and provides info on how consumers can voice support.

Costco Connections magazine published an article in its June issue called, “Should community drinking water be fluoridated?,” inviting readers to vote for or against the practice. However, dentists, physicians and public health experts agree that the benefits of community water fluoridation are not up for debate

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VaOHC Works with Partners to Host Navigator Training

How are dental benefits offered in the Marketplace? What is the difference between a stand-alone dental benefit and one that is embedded within a medical plan?

VaOHC partnered with Children's Dental Health Project and the Northern Virginia Health Foundation to answer these questions and more in a webinar training. 

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Dental Health Can Deter Premature Births

If you could improve the health of mothers and babies in Virginia for the cost of a dental cleaning, wouldn't you say yes?

Virginia's General Assembly is currently deciding the issue, and we need to make sure the legislators say yes, too.

Author: Carole Pratt
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Virginia Legislature has the Opportunity to Improve Birth Outcomes and Save Money

Providing comprehensive dental benefits for the 15,000 pregnant women currently enrolled in Medicaid and FAMIS MOMS can reduce preterm births and prevent costly health conditions.

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Coalition Awarded Funding from DentaQuest Foundation for Medical-Dental Integration

Coalition awarded funding to implement road map to improve medical-dental collaboration and education

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