This trustee report discusses the need for a long-term vision for oral health in America within the context of changing trends in dentistry. It highlights key questions related to evolving member value propositions, improving insurance coverage, expanding collaboration with primary care providers, and establishing dentistry as an essential part of the primary care system. A Board workgroup has been formed to explore potential actions and recommendations. The report underscores the importance of addressing these challenges. It encourages the dental profession to have meaningful conversations and work together to shape a future that aligns with new generations' evolving needs and expectations.
Tulak-Gorecki, Michele DDS
"ADA Trustee Report: Does the ADA Have a Long-Term Vision for Oral Health in America?,"
The Journal of the Michigan Dental Association: Vol. 104:
8, Article 9.
Available at: https://commons.ada.org/journalmichigandentalassociation/vol104/iss8/9
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