52 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.

    Redistricting and the 2022 Midterms

    Redistricting and the 2022 Midterms

    On this episode of Tooth Talk, Sarah and Peter go over everything you need to know about the 2022 Midterm elections. From the coast to coast redistricting fight, the wave of retirements, and the historical trends, by the end of this episode, you will be an expert in this year’s elections! That is till it all changes in two weeks--hang on for a wild ride.

    • 43 min
    The New Executive Director, Dr. Ray Cohlmia

    The New Executive Director, Dr. Ray Cohlmia

    On this episode of Tooth Talk, Sarah and Peter sit down with the ADA’s new Executive Director, Dr. Raymond Cohlmia. In this introduction, Dr. Cohlmia talks about why he got into dentistry, his leadership philosophy, and why advocacy is important for the ADA.

    • 31 min
    Medicare Dental, What's Happening in Congress

    Medicare Dental, What's Happening in Congress

    Peter and Sarah sit down with ADA President, Dr. Dan Klemmedson, and ADA’s Senior Vice President of Government and Public Affairs, Mike Graham. We discuss Congress’ proposed expansion of Medicare to include dentistry, ADA’s alternative proposal to care for seniors in need, and the importance of dentists advocating on this issue. Thank you for listening and please sign up for Action Alerts at www.ADA.org/ActionCenter.

    • 30 min
    The Case for Health Equity

    The Case for Health Equity

    On this episode of Tooth Talk, Sarah and Peter chat with Dr. Jessica Meeske, Chair Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention, about health equity. Dr. Meeske shines a light on this important topic by discussing what it means to have equity in dental care, Medicaid, and the steps her council is taking to bring this issue to the ADA and the dental profession.

    • 34 min
    McCarran-Ferguson Reform Passes - What Comes Next?

    McCarran-Ferguson Reform Passes - What Comes Next?

    On this episode of Tooth Talk, Sarah and Peter talk about the effects of McCarran Ferguson repeal with George Slover, Senior Policy Counsel with Consumer Reports. Bringing his expertise on an issue he has worked on since his time as a Congressional staffer, George provides insights into the effects of the repeal of the healthcare antitrust exemption.

    • 38 min
    That's a Wrap; 2020 in Review

    That's a Wrap; 2020 in Review

    In this two-part episode, Peter and Sarah welcome Mike Graham, ADA’s Senior Vice President of Government and Public Affairs to give highlights and accomplishments of 2020. In the second part of the show, We discuss the incoming Congress. Thank you for listening and Happy Holidays- see you in 2021.

    • 38 min

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