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Dental Practice and Benefits Committee

The Dental Practice and Benefits Committee is composed of volunteer dentists whose primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the formulation of educational and practice management tools and also the recommendation of policies related to the daily practice of dentistry.

Dental Assisting Campaign

In response to a critical need for dental professionals across the state, the Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS) and MDS Dental Practice and Benefits Committee launched a public outreach campaign promoting the dental assistant's role.

Committee Members

Committee Areas of Focus

Each year, the Committee charges are defined by the MDS President and Board of Trustees. The corresponding charges for the current governance year are as follows:

  • Provide Dental Insight tips to support the needs of dental practices 
  • Monitor insurance and dental benefit issues and make recommendations to the Board of Trustees  
  • Develop a plan for the MDS to improve the dental workforce shortage 

Committee Responsibilities

Meeting Dates

Minutes and Materials