Blog Posts By: Gary Harbison

Using new tech to increase dental care access

May 25, 2017


We live in a time when technological changes are common. These changes induce both anticipation and anxiety. Rapidly changing use of technology is also a constant in our complex health […]

Maintaining oral health is all about access

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February 19, 2016


Missouri is experiencing a renaissance in attention to oral health policy. Champions in the state legislature are working to ensure oral health policy is a relevant topic through legislation and […]

Adult dental benefits in Missouri Medicaid are moving forward

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January 7, 2016


On Tuesday of this week, Governor Jay Nixon made an announcement that oral health advocates, dental providers and – most importantly – adults currently eligible for MO HealthNet (Missouri Medicaid) […]

Why having a Missouri dental director matters

October 1, 2015


Oral health advocates have worked together over the past several years to achieve momentum to improve the oral health of Missouri. A key goal has been to ensure that Missouri […]

Missouri Oral Health Caucus Focuses on Policy and Awareness

February 6, 2013


February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and we can’t think of a better time to discuss next week’s Oral Health Caucus in Missouri, ranked one of the worst states […]


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