New Episode of Tooth Talk Released

Hear the latest episode of the “Tooth Talk” podcast to learn how dentists are advocating at the federal, state and local levels to reform dental insurance. The dental profession is working to curtail the interference by dental insurers and protect the doctor-patient relationship. In this episode, listen to ADA’s Paul O’Connor, Senior Legislative Liaison in the Department of State Government Affairs and Dr. Mark Vitale, chair of the Council of Governmental Affairs at the American Dental Association, chair of the ADA State Public Affairs Oversight Workgroup and the past President of New Jersey Dental Association. The experts explain the different insurance reforms dentists care most about and how collaboration between the ADA and state and local dental societies has a big impact on change. They discuss how different dental insurance reforms will help improve patient care and how dentists can join these advocacy efforts.