New resources from CareQuest
The Link Between Food Insecurity and Oral Health
Individuals with one or more oral health symptoms experience significantly more food insecurity (a lack of consistent access to enough food to live a healthy life) than those with no oral health symptoms. This finding comes from a new CareQuest Institute report, which outlines who is most likely to experience food insecurity and how it is connected to oral and overall health.
Shedding Light on Medical-Dental Integration – Podcast
“The notion of dentistry as a field that’s separate from medicine is a cultural phenomenon that really started when there were practitioners who seemed to be more like tradesmen focused on pulling teeth,” says CareQuest Institute President and CEO Myechia Minter-Jordan, MD, MBA. In this episode of Becker’s Healthcare Podcast, she and Chief Health Equity Officer Kaz Rafia, DDS, MBA, MPH, delve into the critical connection between oral and overall health — and why medical-dental integration is the only path forward.