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ADA's Anti Denturist Policy - Data Not Listed With Federal Agencies

 Denturist data is not available through federal agencies. The American Dental Association Policy Handbook clearly outlines the act to suppress the denturist profession and intimidate dental…Continue

Tags: Dental_Health_Aide_Therapists, Oral_Healthcare, ADA_Policy, American_Dental_Association, Competition

Started Jan 23, 2010


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What is your profession?
What dental school/dental hygiene school did you attend?
denturist program at George Brown in Toronto
In what state do you practice
For how many years have you been in the dental profession/industry?
What professional affiliations/associations do you belong to?
Wyoming Denturist Association and National Denturist Association
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American Dental Association’s Necrotic Policies Leads to Death of ADA Library


The library (heart of ADA) and its unknown future is just another outcome and consequence of ADA’s mismanaged policies and defunct leadership as it continues to thwart the underlying empathic core response to the oral healthcare needs of Americans.  ADA’s self-serving leadership continues to overlook the need of alternative providers such as denturists, dental health aide therapists, dental therapists and independent practices for dental hygienists in addressing solutions to…


Posted on November 17, 2012 at 2:02am — 1 Comment

More Diversity Needed on State Dental Boards for Meeting Oral Healthcare Needs


Instead of state dental boards operating to educate its citizens of professional etiquettes, complaint procedures for consumers, and some type of professional guarantee for consumer satisfaction of state board disciplinary action; state dental boards operate with professional protectionism, with little or no transparency of consumer complaints or rule changes filed; monopolistic jurisdiction over would be competitors, suppressing innovative opportunities for its state citizens,…


Posted on August 23, 2012 at 9:33pm

Response to the American Dental Association’s Leadership


A professional response to the oral healthcare workforce crisis by American Dental Association’s President, Dr. William R. Calnon,  has been long awaited by a number of us in the dental profession; knowing that the American Dental Associations leadership has had a problem differentiating between words of wisdom and words of action. Dr. Calnon’s “breaking down barriers” statement which follows; says it all and sums up decades of animosity between ADA and other oral health care…


Posted on August 10, 2012 at 12:12am

Let’s Work Together for a Bigger Mission and Vision

Chris Cuomo, Gitika Ahuja, and Enjoli Francis’s article is good. Their ABC News article,” Medicaid’s Youngest Face Dental Crisis” in the “ Hidden America Series” is the beginning story of our national dental crisis and needs to be completed, along with a conclusion after further research. Hopefully it will go further into the truth and reason for the dental crisis across our Nation; not only for the youngest faces on Medicaid, but the oldest faces, the faces of poverty not eligible…


Posted on April 30, 2012 at 4:24pm

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At 12:33pm on January 24, 2010, Mary Jane RDH BS gave Gary W. Vollan L.D. a gift
I'd like to know where we would be without your skills as part of a dental team.
At 6:08am on December 24, 2009, Mary Jane RDH BS gave Gary W. Vollan L.D. a gift
Am absolute welcome from this expanded function hygienist..kudos and Merry Christmas to you


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