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Licensure for Dentists and Hygienists Practicing in Pennsylvania
PDA is supportive of changes to current licensure requirements to allow for
more freedom of movement for dentists and hygienists wanting to practice in
Pennsylvania. PDA advocates in favor of regulations for licensure by reciprocity
and credentialing to members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly and State
Board of Dentistry.
Dental Residency Program
PDA is working in conjunction with ADA to support regulations from the
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that would maintain federal funding
for non-hospital based dental residency training programs. PDA opposes
any regulations that would eliminate dental residency positions in the United
Student Loan Repayment
PDA lobbies members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly in support of
programs that provide school loan repayment as an incentive for those dental
students willing to practice in designated health professional shortage
To ensure the viability of the dental profession, PDA advocates for
legislative and regulatory measures that require insurers operating in
Pennsylvania to provide timely and fair reimbursement for dental services. PDA
also works closely with officials in order to hold accountable state-operated