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“Being able to cover costs is more and more challenging,” said dentist and chief executive officer, Michael Helgeson.

Photo: Mark Meyer II, 6, of Blue Earth, laid back in his chair at Apple Tree’s Madelia Center as advanced dental therapist Jodi Hager, left, and dental assistants Jesse Anderson, center, and Julie Nelson, right, prepared to fill a cavity Minnesota covers dental care in its biggest health insurance program for the poor, but hundreds…

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A very sincere thanks to America’s ToothFairy/National Children’s Oral Health Foundation

America’s Toothfairy awarded $5,000 to Apple Tree Dental Mounds View Center for Dental Health to expand services for children through outreach efforts to local pediatricians and dentists and to help cover the cost training of our two new AEGD Residents, who will expand access to care to children ages 0 to 18 years. They have been…

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ADA 2015: Telehealth moves ahead to play major role in future

A panel on telehealth at the American Dental Association’s annual meeting in Washington DC featured Dr. Michael Helgeson, Apple Tree CEO, Dr. Paul Glassman, Director of the Center for Special Care at University of the Pacific, and Dr. Barbara Smith, Apple Tree co-founder. Panelists emphasized that available and evolving telehealth technologies allow the dental team…

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Appendix A to Part 92— Notice Informing Individuals About Nondiscrimination and Accessibility Requirements and Nondiscrimination Statement: Discrimination is Against the Law

Apple Tree Dental complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.  Apple Tree Dental does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Apple Tree Dental : • Provides free aids…

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Apple Tree & Little Falls CHI St. Gabriel’s Health collaborate to improve oral health access

State Rep. Erin Murphy visited Apple Tree Dental new Outreach Clinic in Little Falls. Murphy, who sits on the state Health and Human Services Reform committee, was interested in seeing Apple Tree Dental’s new location on the CHI St. Gabriel’s Health campus to learn about their collaborative efforts to integrate oral health into primary care. Read the full Morrison…

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Apple Tree brings dental care to California’s farmworkers

What happens to your mouth when you’ve never been to the dentist? Molly Wolfes can tell you. Puente’s Community Health Coordinator knows a woman who discovered it was so expensive to pay for an extraction, she decided to pull her own tooth. Another man had such advanced tooth decay, he came home from a day…

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Apple Tree Celebrates 30 Years of Growth

Apple Tree has grown from a handful of dedicated visionaries launching a dental non-profit in the Twin Cities to an internationally recognized model with more than 200 employees in Minnesota and California.  This summer, picnics were held by each regional program to celebrate Apple Tree’s 30th birthday and to thank employees for their individual and…

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Apple Tree Collaborates with NYU, Lutheran Medical Center to Offer Residency Program

If you are a dentist looking for a dental residency opportunity, please consider applying to enroll in Apple Tree Dental’s new AEGD residency program located in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, and scheduled to launch in July 2016. In collaboration with New York University and Lutheran Medical Center, this fully accredited Advanced…

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Apple Tree Dental California and the Peninsula Health Care District Announce a Leadership Change

Peninsula Health Care District and Apple Tree Dental are proud to announce a leadership change to local management of the Center for Dental Health. Apple Tree Dental California, which operates two dental clinics in San Mateo County, is announcing a leadership transition, with local leaders from the Peninsula Health Care District and Half Moon Bay now leading the organization.…

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