Dental Plans & Government Outreach

The AAE's advocacy and outreach focuses on educating stakeholders on the importance of treatment planning and referral, promoting a single standard of endodontic care and the clinical complexity of the specialty, and advocating for policies that will advance these goals.

Advocacy and regulatory compliance-related articles from the Communiqué are below, followed by more information about the AAE's work with specific groups and other activities.

AAE Promotes a Single Standard of Care at Dental Directors Meeting

June 5, 2018

On the heels of AAE18, a biennial meeting with dental directors from the major dental benefit plans took place in Scottsdale, Ariz., on May 1. This meeting is a key component of AAE stakeholder advocacy and outreach.

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ADA/ASDA Lobby Day: United We Stand

May 8, 2018

In April, I joined more than 1,000 dentists and dental students from around the country for ADA Dentist and Student Washington Lobby Day, along with a dozen other AAE members attending as part of their state delegations. This was my fourth Lobby Day as AAE’s ADPAC representative and I have caught the advocacy bug!

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New Tax Law: How Does it Impact Dentistry?

March 6, 2018

A few early observations about the possible impact of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act on AAE members.

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