Oral Health

Mention the Mouth

Bridget Walsh, Senior Policy Analyst at Schuyler Center, is recognized as a national leader in oral health. Bridget, at Schuyler Center for 20 years, is responsible for much of our health and public health success. On June 8th in Buffalo, Bridget and Schuyler Center are being recognized by the NYS Dental Foundation with their Foundations…
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SCAA Releases New Oral Health Report

Children with dental insurance receive more preventive services and pay lower out-of-pocket costs for care, but not all children have access to affordable coverage.  Closing the Coverage Gap: Achieving Universal Dental Coverage for Children outlines an option to expand access to affordable dental coverage for all children in NYS. Find this and other oral health…

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Schuyler Center Releases New Oral Health Brief

Research and expe­rience have yielded compelling results that prevention is the best way to avoid the pain, cost and other negative impacts of tooth decay.  A new Issue Brief and Fast Facts from the Schuyler Center focuses on the importance of community water fluoridation—one of the most effective, cost-effective, natural and safe ways to prevent…

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Newly released brief supports Schuyler Center’s oral health work to advance policies to reduce dental disease

Our friends at the Children’s Dental Project have released a new report outlining the findings of an analysis using system dynamics modeling (SDM) to learn how different prevention strategies would reduce tooth decay among young children in New York State and affect the state Medicaid budget. The brief supports Schuyler Center’s work promoting policies to…

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See Kate Breslin’s ‘President’s Corner’ on launch of dental health campaign

Schuyler Center has launched a campaign to improve dental health in the state of New York.  Keep NY Smiling will focus on creating stronger State-level policies to protect and promote oral health and foster local partnerships to demonstrate that communities can achieve measurable improvements in dental health through evidence-based prevention. Continuing reading the ‘President’s Corner’…

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Schuyler Center Launches Campaign to Improve Dental Health

The Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy today announced a comprehensive campaign to improve dental health in New York. “The financial and human costs associated with dental disease, especially in children, are severe and lasting,” said Kate Breslin, President and CEO of the Schuyler Center. “This is a significant health issue that does not get…

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