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At GEHA, we advocate for health equity
Thursday, November 9, 2023 | Posted in GEHA Connection Dental Network News

At GEHA, we advocate for health equity; which means that we want everyone to have a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible. This requires an intentional mindset.


GEHA's partnership with the Veterans Community Project
Wednesday, November 1, 2023 | Posted in GEHA Connection Dental Network News

GEHA's partnership with the Veterans Community Project over the past four years has directed more than $225,000 toward supporting the health care needs of veterans. This includes hundreds of toothbrushes provided to veterans in the Kansas City area, hometown to GEHA headquarters.


Use of omega-3 fatty acid dietary supplements can help improve gum health
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 | Posted in GEHA Connection Dental Network News

Use of omega-3 fatty acid dietary supplements can help improve gum health when combined with scaling and root planing (SRP). A 2022 study in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology found that the using omega-3 fatty acids in combination with SRP produced better results than SRP by itself.


National Dental Hygiene Month is observed every October
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 | Posted in GEHA Connection Dental Network News

National Dental Hygiene Month is observed every October to celebrate the work of dental hygienists and raise awareness of the importance of good oral health.


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