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Working closely with the ADA, state dental society advocacy efforts have resulted in nearly 100 dental insurance reform proposals in state legislatures during the 2020-21 season.
In all, 26 significant dental insurance reform bills became law in 16 states.
“As America’s leading oral health advocate, the ADA works tirelessly to influence public policies affecting the practice of dentistry and the oral health of the American public,” said David White, D.D.S. chair of the ADA Council on Government Affairs. “In Washington, D.C., the ADA lobbies Congress and the administration, fighting for things that matter to dentists and the patients they serve. The ADA also provides advocacy advice and technical support to help state dental societies advance their respective policy agendas..."