141st APHA Annual Meeting

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Dental third party payers and the outcomes of disease management

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 : 3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

John Luther, DDS , DentaQuest, DentaQuest, Boston, MA

Learning Areas:
Chronic disease management and prevention
Public health or related education

Learning Objectives:
Describe approaches for detection and risk assessment that will lead to diagnoses that define the severity of caries and risk status of patients. Recognize key parameters for judging when to surgically intervene and when to arrest or remineralize early non-cavitated lesions. Understand and describe the implementation of the CaMPs strategy Identify potential barriers that may hinder implementation of minimal restorative techniques for caries management globally.

Keywords: Access and Services, Prevention

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have spoken extensively on the subject and was a part of several joint publications in the CDA journal on the subject. I have served as senior vice president of the American Dental Association in charge of the Division of Dental Practice, Chief Dental Officer, United Healthcare and presently, Senior VP and Chief Dental Officer, DentaQues
Any relevant financial relationships? Yes

Name of Organization Clinical/Research Area Type of relationship
DentaQuest Dental Management Employment (includes retainer)

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.