Federal legislation introduced to address dental crisis
On Feb. 25, Senator Sanders and Representative Cummings introduced the Comprehensive Dental Reform Act in both the Senate and House of Representatives.
The legislation aims to reduce barriers to dental care.
To learn more about the bill, click here.
CODA adopted accreditation standards for dental therapy
On Feb. 6, the Commission on Dental Accreditation adopted accreditation standards for dental therapy education programs.
To read more about the standards, click here.
House votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act
On Tuesday, Feb. 3, the House of Representatives voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
In addition to repealing the Act, the measure included directives for House committees to develop legislation to replace the healthcare law.
To learn more about the repeal, click here.