1. Holyoke Health Center opens children's dental care wing with $2 million federal grant

    Holyoke Health Center opens children's dental care wing with $2 million federal grant

    Holyoke Health Center at 230 Maple St. held a grand opening Sept. 20 of its Pediatric Dental Wing, which features 13 dental chairs for children in the renovated fourth floor. The goal is to get families patterned into children receiving dental care at an early age by forming "dental homes" of regular visits to the dentist, said Jay A. Breines, Health Center executive director.

    Read Full Article

    Login to comment.

  1. Categories

    1. Industry Clusters:

      Aerospace/Defense, Business Development, Creative Economy, Education, Energy, Entrepreneurship, Financial Services, Green Region, Health Care, Information Technology, Life Sciences, Logistics, Manufacturing, Medical Devices, Paper Manufacturing, Plastics, Retail, Tourism, Transportation, Workforce
  2. Quotes

    1. Primarily, we take care of Holyoke.
    2. So the dentists in the program have come to us right from dental school. In the community, there is an extreme shortage of dentists for children of all ages.
    3. A rapidly aging generation of dentists is not being replaced quickly enough by new graduates to avoid sharp declines in the nation's oral health workforce over the next five years.
  3. Topics Mentioned

  4. Authors