Pew Research identifies gaps in senior oral health

Pew Research has identified the alarming gap in the oral health of the country’s oldest citizens: While U.S. seniors are keeping their teeth longer than they did in the past, many are unable to access preventive dental care or treatment to keep their mouths healthy. Senior citizens—those 65 and older—made up 15 percent of the…

Apple Tree Supports Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation

Should Minnesota try to keep the next generation of youth smoke free? Apple Tree Dental says “yes!” Apple Tree’s providers witness firsthand how tobacco use can lead to an increased risk of periodontal disease, an infection of the gums and jawbones.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), smokers are at twice…

Apple Tree Named Finalist for Henry Schein Cares Medal

Apple Tree Dental is a finalist for the inaugural Henry Schein Cares Medal, an award that will be given each year to organizations across the U.S. that demonstrate excellence in expanding access to care for the underserved. Apple Tree was a finalist in the oral health category along with Diocesan Council for the Society of St. Vincent…