Celebrity Dentist, Dr. Jay Grossman, Examines How Medicare Might Cover Dental Care for the First Time in 50 Years

Dr. Jay Grossman

LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES, August 31, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Democrats are maneuvering to add dental benefits to Medicare for the first time in its history, a proposal that is part of the large budget bill moving through Congress. The impact would be enormous: Nearly half of Americans 65 and over didn't visit a dentist in the past year, and nearly one in five have lost all their natural teeth.

Acclaimed celebrity dentist, Dr. Jay Grossman, believes dental care is crucial to everyone's needs thought it often goes overlooked. "Dental care has been long neglected as a benefit in most insurance plans. We get a job and expect medical care, rarely is dental care offered, and if offered, has a maximum allowable cap that has not changed in decades, affording very little coverage to the patient."

But first, lawmakers must overcome resistance from a key group: dentists themselves, who want the dental benefits to be offered only to poorer patients and face a potential hit to their income. So far, no Republicans have endorsed the plan.

Grossman continues, "It is interesting to note that about 50% of the population has dental insurance and 50% of the population sees the dentist each year. One can conclude that this is the same group of people, meaning that without dental insurance, teeth are often neglected. This leads to pain, loss of work, loss of teeth, inability to eat, esthetic issues that decrease the opportunity to seek work and Mal-nourishment as the number of teeth in one's mouth decreases."

Poor adults in other states have even fewer resources. Medicaid is not required to cover adult dental services, and many states do not pay for any services at all, while others cover only emergency treatments, like tooth extractions. Vermont’s program is among the most generous in the nation. On Capitol Hill, the proposal to add a Medicare dental benefit has near-universal support among Democrats, and many health industry and consumer groups back it, too. With the Democrats’ large policy ambitions but narrow majority, its passage is not assured.

"Offering dental insurance would help those with minimal resources gain basic care, which will enhance one's ability to eat, nourish themself, maintain a job where a smile is important, and decrease health issues overall," concludes Grossman.


Dr. Jay Grossman (http://www.conciergedentistry.com) has a concierge dental practice in the Brentwood neighborhood of West Los Angeles since 1991 with several specialists offering "continuity of care", all specialties under one roof. He is a graduate of NYU College of Dentistry as well as a former Lieutenant in the United States Navy Dental Corps. He is a current Professor at UCLA College of Dentistry and Professor at NYU College of Dentistry and a former Professor at Western University College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Grossman is a speaker on the national stage, and the founder of Homeless Not Toothless, an organization that has donated over $7.7 million in free dental care to over 100,000 homeless Veterans and foster children.

Dr. Jay Grossman and his Concierge Dentistry team’s goal has always been simple: to deliver the finest dental care available. Using state-of-the-art dental technology, they have provided modern imaging capabilities that allow their patients to clearly see the reasons for procedures and the intended results. They recognize that patients are individuals with different goals and needs, and they strive to provide a soothing and educational environment where extraordinary results are realized.

Concierge Dentistry
11980 San Vicente Blvd #507
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 820-0123

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Gerald Celente, World's Top Trend Forecaster, was the first to predict in 2001, “U.S. Will Lose Afghan War”

Celente, in a movie based on his book, “Zizi and Honeboy,” starring Doris Roberts from “Everbody Loves Raymond,” was banned by the media for speaking the truth.

We’re going to lose in Afghanistan”

— Gerald Celente

KINGSTON, NY, USA, August 31, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — On December 14, 2000, USA TODAY ran a headline based on Gerald Celente’s Trends Journal annual forecast: “2001 Will Not Be Our Year, Trend Seer Says.” Nine months before 9/11, Celente said that Americans wouldn’t be safe at home or abroad and warned of an attack against America.

At a time when President Bush warned anyone who would not support his war, “you are with us or you are with the terrorists,” Celente was accused of being anti-American because he forecast the Afghan War would end in US defeat. As a result, he was blackballed and banned from the mainstream media, after frequent appearances on Oprah, The Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, MSNBC, NPR, and more.

Once again, Celente has been blackballed by the media for forecasting a Covid War debacle. As he’s said many times, “when all else fails, they take you to war,” just as Bush did following the Dot.com bust. He’s now forecasting that the U.S. will not only lose the Covid War, but they are at the onset of WWIII if current trends are not reversed. Celente’s magazine, Trends Journal, continues to report on geopolitical and socioeconomic trends shaping the future, and what you can do to prepare, prevail, and profit, now and in the years ahead.

Gerald Celente is the Founder of the Trends Institute and Publisher of the Trends Journal. With a 40-year track record of identifying, tracking, and forecasting trends, Celente is world-renowned as today’s #1 Trend Forecaster. Celente has earned the reputation as a trusted name in trends for his many accurate forecasts; among them, the 1987 Stock Market crash, 2000 Dot.com bust, “Gold Bull Run,” the “Panic of 2008,” rise of organic foods and bottled water, the popularity of gourmet coffee (long before Starbucks was a household name), whole health healing trends, and much more.

Celente, who developed the Globalnomic methodology to identify, track, forecast, and manage trends, is a political atheist. Unencumbered by political dogma, rigid ideology, or conventional wisdom, Celente, whose motto is “Think for Yourself,” observes and analyzes current events forming future trends for what they are – not for how he wants them to be. The Trends Journal is a weekly magazine that presents Facts and Truth over fear and propaganda to help subscribers prepare for What’s Next in these increasingly turbulent times.

Gerald is available for live videos, interviews, podcasts, and other partnerships. View the trailer for his movie, "Zizi and Honeyboy," at the link here.

Ian Ellis-Jones
Trends Journal

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Billboard Exposes Gary Palmer for Breaking Campaign Pledge

Alabamans Alerted to Palmer’s Broken Promise

Gary Palmer made a promise to the citizens of his district to cosponsor the U.S. Term Limits amendment if elected to Congress. Now he is choosing to break that pledge. ”

— Nicolas Tomboulides, Executive Director of U.S. Term Limits

BIRMINGHAM, AL, UNITED STATES, August 31, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — U.S. Term Limits is calling out Rep. Gary Palmer (AL-6) for breaking his pledge to cosponsor and vote for the U.S. Terms Limits amendment with a billboard in his district informing Alabamans of his broken pledge. In a contested primary race in 2014, Palmer made term limits a key platform issue. He pledged that he would support and cosponsor the U.S. Term Limits amendment limiting U.S. Representatives to three terms and U.S. Senators to two terms. Since being elected, Rep. Palmer has refused to cosponsor the congressional resolution. The billboards inform residents of Rep. Palmer’s district of his broken pledge on term limits.

The U.S. Term Limits amendment has been introduced in Congress calling for six years total in the U.S. House of Representatives and twelve years maximum in the U.S. Senate. Senate Joint Resolution 3 (SJR3), sponsored by Texas Senator Ted Cruz has 15 sponsors and cosponsors. House Joint Resolution 12 (HJR12) sponsored by South Carolina Rep. Ralph Norman has 69 House members on board. Support is expected to exceed 100 Congress members during the 117th Congress.

“Gary Palmer made a promise to the citizens of his district to cosponsor the U.S. Term Limits amendment if elected to Congress,” said Nicolas Tomboulides, Executive Director of U.S. Term Limits. “Now he is choosing to break that pledge. We are alerting Alabamans to his broken promise. Rep. Palmer should apologize to his constituents and keep his word.”

U.S. Term Limits is the oldest and largest grassroots term limits advocacy group in the country. We connect term limits supporters with their legislators and work to pass term limits on all elected officials, particularly on the U.S. Congress.

David Johnson
Strategic Vision PR Group
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Marijuana Expungement Program Hits Miami During Orange Blossom Classic Weekend

PCS Flyer

Project Clean Slate will be in Miami, FL at Little Haiti Arts Center

M4MM HBCU Tailgate Flyer

M4MM Kicks Off Labor Day Weekend with an HBCU Tailgate

M4MM's Project Clean Slate To Offer Free Legal Education Services to the Community

The return of the Orange Blossom Classic is a moment of reconnection for families and the community. Project Clean Slate is part of the restoration that our communities need.”

— Hinton Battle, President, Justice For All Foundation

MIAMI, FL, UNITED STATES, August 31, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Minorities for Medical Marijuana (M4MM) is bringing their Project Clean Slate to Miami. Project Clean Slate is M4MM’s social justice program providing expungement education and wrap-around services for individuals 18+ years old with minor marijuana possession charges. The clinic will take place Friday, September 3 from 4pm to 8pm at the Little Haiti Arts Center 5925 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, Florida 33137

“As we head into celebrating the social and economic achievements of Americans for Labor Day, it’s important that we take a closer look at those whose employment may have been impacted by having a criminal record, ” says Danielle Butler, Program Director, M4MM Project Clean Slate. “The ‘war on drugs’ has left a trail of individuals with low-level cannabis charges unable to secure gainful employment due to a plant which has now become a billion dollar industry. Labor activism extends to these individuals too.”

The previous and upcoming clinics are supported through the strength of local resources and committed volunteers. Project Clean Slate’s program partner, Hawthorne, will be joined by other sponsors and community partners for Miami’s clinic including Trulieve, Doctor Damas Wellness Center and the Justice For All Foundation. The clinic is a part of an entire weekend celebrating the return of The Orange Blossom Classic.

“After 43-years the Orange Blossom Classic is returning to Miami. This historic return marks more than a moment for football, but really speaks to a moment of reconnection for families and the community. Project Clean Slate is part of the restoration that our communities need,” states Hinton Battle, President/CEO, Justice For All Foundation.

Since April 2021, Project Clean Slate has hosted expungement clinics, reaching hundreds of individuals, in Riviera Beach, FL, Phoenix, AZ and Los Angeles, CA. Efforts have also been activated in Maryland and Pennsylvania. Upcoming clinic locations include Hawthorne, CA, Capitol Heights, MD, Oakland, CA, and Las Vegas, NV. More information can be obtained by visiting www.ProjectCleanSlate.org.

About Minorities for Medical Marijuana: Minorities for Medical Marijuana, Inc. (M4MM) is a 501c3 organization based in Orlando, FL. Established in May 2016, the organization operates chapters in 27 states, three HBCUs, and three international chapters. M4MM's mission is focused on providing advocacy, outreach, research, and training as it relates to the business, social reform, public policy, and health /wellness in the cannabis industry. Project Clean Slate is the social justice program of M4MM. Project Clean Slate provides expungement and wrap-around services for those affected by past marijuana charges.

Danielle Butler
M4MM Project Clean Slate
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Alaqua Animal Refuge Announces Animal Passion, a New Video Podcast Series Highlighting Advocates Around the Globe

Laurie Hood, President and Founder at Alaqua Animal Refuge

Laurie Hood, President and Founder at Alaqua Animal Refuge

My hope is that every viewer will be moved to join with us and help us be their voice.”

— Laurie Hood, President at Alaqua Animal Refuge

FREEPORT, FLORIDA, USA, August 31, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Alaqua Animal Refuge, a recognized leader in animal rescue, welfare, cruelty prevention, and advocacy, announced today the launch of the Animal Passion video podcast series. Hosted by Alaqua Founder Laurie Hood, Animal Passion spotlights the work of advocates from all around the globe—the "difference makers" who have dedicated their lives to animal protection and safety.

In Hood’s quest to advance the interests of animals, Animal Passion spotlights amazing individuals, and shares their stories and videos of their work in an effort to rally all animal lovers to create much needed and lasting change. The podcast offers insight and inspiration through conversations with extraordinary animal advocates working across a broad spectrum of fields.

The first seven interviews were recorded in locations ranging from Alaqua’s podcast studio in Florida, to the remote wilderness of Oregon's South Steen Mountains, to Zurich, Switzerland. Episodes include never-before-seen footage of encounters with animals, including grizzly bears, Alaskan sea wolves, and wild horses, taken in the field by our incredible guests.

The inaugural three episodes can be watched now on the Animal Passion Podcast YouTube Channel or listened to on every major podcast site. Guests include:
Buck Wilde and Esther Gossweiler (documentarians focusing on Alaskan sea wolves and grizzly bears)
Marty Irby (Animal Wellness Action lobbyist in Washington, D.C.)
Ellie Phipps Price (American Wild Horse Campaign President)

In the following weeks, additional podcasts will be uploaded and will feature:
• Monty Roberts (Author of The Man Who Listens to Horses)
• Odessa Gunn (Animal Wellness Center Northern California Director)
• Sonya Spaziani, A.K.A “Mustang Meg” (Founder of Mustang Wild)
• Emma Clifford (Animal Balance Founder and Director)

“This is some of the most important work I have done for animals so far. These are amazing guests at the top of the animal welfare world who work tirelessly for the animals they love, in their own way,” stated Hood. “These podcast episodes get you up close and personal with wild horses, wolves, bears, and other animals who are under siege around world. My hope is that every viewer will be moved to join with us and help us be their voice.”

Through education and awareness, the goal of the podcast series is to dramatically reduce the need for rescue and refuge, as well as be an avenue to entertain, inform, inspire, and encourage support for this important work of making the world a better place for all animals.

The Animal Passion video podcast series is available on Animal Passion Podcast YouTube channel—bit.ly/AnimalPassionYouTube where viewers can subscribe. It is also available on all major podcast sites.


About Laurie Hood
A recognized leader in animal care, protection, and advocacy, Laurie Hood is the founder of Alaqua Animal Refuge, the Southeast’s premier, no-kill animal refuge and sanctuary for domestic and wild animals located in Northwest Florida. A true visionary and passionate animal lover since childhood, Laurie has made a lifelong commitment to improve animals’ lives as she continues to journey into bold, unchartered territory in an effort to educate others about the importance of animals in our lives and their overall welfare. Under her supervision, Alaqua has rescued and placed tens of thousands of animals into loving homes and environments since its founding 14 years ago, and has also helped countless others through partnerships and community outreach.

Laurie has worked with both state and national legislators to create and strengthen laws to protect animals; authored a curriculum to assist law enforcement for investigating and prosecuting animal abuse cases; starred in “Animal PD,” a television series on Nat Geo WILD showcasing stories of Alaqua’s animal rescue efforts in conjunction with law enforcement; and created the Unconditional Love program providing trained companion dogs free of charge to PTSD patients, the elderly and special needs individuals, and offering inmates a contributing role in the process. She currently serves as the State Director for Florida for Animal Wellness Action, the District Leader in Northwest Florida for The Humane Society of the United States, and is a Board Member for the Florida Wildlife Federation. Laurie is available for speaking engagements.

About Alaqua Animal Refuge
Alaqua Animal Refuge is a no-kill animal shelter and sanctuary, located in the panhandle of Florida. As the Southeast’s premier 501(c)3 refuge, Alaqua believes that every abused, neglected and homeless animal deserves a second chance. Committed to providing protection, shelter and care to animals in need, this private, non-profit Refuge also offers a full-service adoption center, educational outreach, and community programs that extend far beyond their geographic location. Since its inception in 2007, Alaqua, led by Founder Laurie Hood, has become a recognized leader in animal rescue, welfare, cruelty prevention, and advocacy. Alaqua is currently in the midst of a relocation and expansion capital campaign to build a one-of-a-kind facility—the first in the United States—on 100 acres. The new facility and sanctuary will allow Alaqua to continue to do the important work of animal rescue and rehabilitation, as well as be an educational and training center for animal welfare advocates as a place that will inspire, empower, and educate others to make change in our society and recreate the model worldwide. To learn more, visit http://www.alaqua.org/

Mary Chris Murry
Alaqua Animal Refuge
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Animal Passion Podcast: Animal Rights Lobbyist Marty Irby Interview with Laurie Hood

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