President's Message

Oral Health Report Recommends Prevention Policies

We are proud to release the final report of the Oral Health Leadership Team, The Power of Prevention: The Potential for a Generation of Cavity Free Kids. This publication is the culmination of a year of work by a dedicated group of health professionals, oral health experts and children’s advocates examining the best State-level policies…
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Medicaid to 26

One of the most popular provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) allows young adults to stay on their parents’ health insurance until they turn 26. Recognizing that young adults who have aged-out of foster care also need access to health insurance, and may not have the option of receiving it through their family, the…
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Keep NY Smiling

We recently launched a major campaign to improve children’s dental health in New York State.  Keep NY Smiling recommends stronger State-level policies to protect and improve oral health and fosters local partnerships so communities can achieve measurable improvements in dental health through evidence-based prevention. We are pleased to share our second policy brief on this…
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Rolling Up Our Sleeves for Prevention

Kate Breslin's President's Corner, taken from her guest blog from the Children's Dental Health Project blog on May 28, 2014. I won’t mince words. New York State, where I live and work, is not doing enough to take advantage of proven strategies for preventing tooth decay. The Schuyler Center’s recent issue brief, Prevention First, sums up why…
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President's Message

Keep NY Smiling Launch

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. Tooth decay remains the most…
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