40 episodes

Discussing everything from molars to Medicaid, bicuspids to bipartisanship, and canines to the campaign trail, Tooth Talk covers the most important dental news in Washington, D.C. and around the country. Brought to you by ADPAC and the American Dental Association, focused on empowering dental professionals to achieve optimal health for all.

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Discussing everything from molars to Medicaid, bicuspids to bipartisanship, and canines to the campaign trail, Tooth Talk covers the most important dental news in Washington, D.C. and around the country. Brought to you by ADPAC and the American Dental Association, focused on empowering dental professionals to achieve optimal health for all.

    #38 Grand Reopening: The Challenge of Reopening Your Practice During Covid-19

    #38 Grand Reopening: The Challenge of Reopening Your Practice During Covid-19

    On this episode of Tooth Talk, Sarah and Peter sit down with Dr. Bruce Hutchison of Virginia to discuss the challenges and strategies of reopening a practice as Virginia dentists head back to work. From barriers for reception areas to temperature checks at the door, Dr. Hutchison walks us through all the steps and small details that change the way to run a practice for the foreseeable future.

    • 39 min
    #37 No Really Stay Home

    #37 No Really Stay Home

    On this light hearted episode of Tooth Talk Sarah and Peter talk quarantine routines, current advocacy efforts, and ask each other some of the questions going around the Web for virtual meet ups. We hope this episode is a welcome break from the news of the day. Please be safe out there.

    • 29 min
    #36 Government Affairs, The CARES Act, and a Global Pandemic

    #36 Government Affairs, The CARES Act, and a Global Pandemic

    We’re Back! Now that they got the hang of social distancing, Tooth Talk returns with this all-new episode. The world has changed and COVID-19 has had a huge effect on dentistry. Sarah and Peter welcome back Mike Graham, Sr. Vice President of Government Affairs, to discuss the steps that the ADA is taking to help protect dentists and patients during this global pandemic. Mike dives into various legislative packages and the CARES Act stimulus bill to help listeners better understand the new aid packages and resources available to dentists.

    • 36 min
    We'll Be Back Soon

    We'll Be Back Soon

    • 1 min
    #35 Super Tuesday Wrap-up

    #35 Super Tuesday Wrap-up

    On this episode of Tooth Talk, Sarah and Peter dive into the Super Tuesday election results. Sarah walks us through the House and Senate races, and their implications for November and the new Congress. Peter takes us through the state of the Presidential primary results and the wild swings we saw from Friday to Super Tuesday.

    • 38 min
    #34 Community Dental Health Coordinators

    #34 Community Dental Health Coordinators

    The ADA’s Community Dental Health Coordinator (CDHC) program, launched in 2006 to provide community-based prevention, care coordination, and patient navigation to connect people who typically don’t receive care from a dentist. Listen to CDHC Gena Riley discuss how she is removing barriers and connecting students in rural and urban areas to dental care in Delaware.

    • 29 min

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