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Framework for Fiscal Impact Analysis of Managing Initial Caries Lesions with Noninvasive Therapies

 

Which is more cost-effective to treat initial caries lesions — traditional restoration or noninvasive therapies?

A study in the Journal of the American Dental Association finds that several noninvasive caries therapies improve outcomes for patients and are more cost-effective for payors and clinicians. 

The study, co-authored by researchers at CareQuest Innovation Partners, compares silver diamine fluoride, self-assembling peptide P11-4, and glass ionomer sealants to traditional […]

CareQuest Innovation Partners and Matter Announce Second Cohort for Smile Health and Extensive Roster of Industry-Leading Partners

Premier oral health accelerator selects 5 startups and announces 21 participating partners to validate and scale solutions.

BOSTON and CHICAGO, August 8, 2023 CareQuest Innovation Partners, a company focused on validating and scaling solutions to improve the oral health of all, in partnership with MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, today announced the second cohort […]

Systematic review and meta-analysis on the effect of self-assembling peptide P11-4 on arrest, cavitation, and progression of initial caries lesions

A recent systematic review and meta-analysis published in the Journal of the American Dental Association examined the effectiveness of self-assembling peptide P11-4 as a treatment for initial caries lesions. The review found that this innovative brush-on treatment, utilizing a regeneration process, successfully arrested non-cavitated caries lesions and reduced their size. This work establishes P11-4 as the first treatment for […]

CareQuest Innovation Partners with MATTER launched the second edition of SMILE Health — a program for startups working in systemic health.

The program seeks early-stage startups for a 12-week program driving business development.

BOSTON and CHICAGO, March, 13, 2023 — CareQuest Innovation Partners, a company focused on validating and scaling solutions that improve the oral health of all, in partnership with MATTER, the premier health care incubator and innovation hub, today launched the second edition of SMILE Health — a unique program designed […]

CareQuest Innovation Partners and MATTER announce inaugural cohort for SMILE Health

Five startups selected to participate in accelerator at the intersection of oral health improvement and health equity advancement

BOSTON and CHICAGO, May 10, 2022 — CareQuest Innovation Partners, a company focused on validating and scaling solutions that improve the oral health of all, in partnership with MATTER, the premier health care incubator and innovation hub, today announced the inaugural cohort of early-stage […]

SMILE Health Adds Leading Industry Partners; $1M in Available Capital for Early-Stage Oral Health Startups

Premier oral health accelerator attracts industry leaders to validate and scale solutions for oral health transformation and health equity

April 21, 2022 (BOSTON, MA and CHICAGO, IL) — CareQuest Innovation Partners and MATTER today announce the addition of leading industry partners and more than $1 million in available investment capital to SMILE Health, a first-of-its-kind program to identify and accelerate early-stage […]

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