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NH Medicaid dental benefits expand, but providers remain a problem
04-20-2023 8:06 AM


CLAREMONT — In the first two weeks after New Hampshire launched a new Medicaid dental benefit for adults, 75 Medicaid patients called Community Dental Care of Claremont, according to the executive director of the nonprofit that operates the clinic on...

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Event offers free dental exams for adults next month in WRJ
01-10-2024 8:00 PM

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A free adult dental day is scheduled to take place on Friday, Feb. 9.Little Rivers Health Care, Red Logan Dental Clinic, Southern Vermont Area Health Education Center, volunteer providers and the Vermont Department of Health are...

West Central Behavioral Health hires interim CEO
10-16-2023 2:55 PM

LEBANON — West Central Behavioral Health has hired an interim chief executive, according to a Monday news release.Alexander J. Horvath will serve as interim president and CEO while the Lebanon-based community based mental health center conducts a...

Coalition to host Lebanon meeting about school-based dental care
09-01-2023 3:13 PM

LEBANON — The New Hampshire Oral Health Coalition is scheduled to host a meeting on Wednesday in Lebanon as part of a statewide series of meetings to gather input from the community on school-based dental programs in the state.The Lebanon meeting is...

Cyberattack cripples Aspen Dental computer systems
05-04-2023 10:57 AM

WEST LEBANON — The Aspen Group, which has a dental clinic on Route 12A in West Lebanon, continues to have problems with its systems following a late April cyberattack, according to a spokeswoman.Most Aspen Dental locations are open and seeing existing...

School-based dental care returns after COVID, hiring problems
04-25-2023 7:01 PM


LEBANON — School-based dental clinics in the Upper Valley are ramping up again after hiatuses related to the COVID-19 pandemic and staffing challenges.Upper Valley Smiles, a program operated by Lebanon’s Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, is poised to...

Hiring challenges limit nonprofit’s ability to deliver dental care
01-01-2023 9:06 PM


SOUTH ROYALTON — HealthHub now has funds and equipment sufficient to double the dental care it was providing to school children in the White River Valley last year, but instead it has reduced the amount of care it is providing to just 20% of what it...

Upper Valley dental services keep getting yanked, especially for Medicaid patients
07-16-2022 9:59 PM


CANAAN — Mascoma Community Health Center will suspend its dental services beginning July 30, following the departure of the center’s current dentist, according to a news release from the nonprofit’s board.The suspension of services leaves about 1,500...

Closing of Randolph dentist further shrinks options for Medicaid recipients
04-08-2022 6:16 AM


RANDOLPH — Following the retirement of a dentist early this year, there is no longer a dental practice in Randolph that accepts new patients covered by Medicaid, further exacerbating problems with access to oral care for some of the state’s least...

Vermont revokes license of Woodstock dentist
02-18-2020 10:20 PM


WOODSTOCK — The Vermont Board of Dental Examiners has revoked the license of a Woodstock dentist, citing his use of unsterilized instruments and a history of “unprofessional conduct.” Dr. William McDonald, a 77-year-old Woodstock resident whose...

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