Archive for the ‘Federal Trade Commission’ Category

Fragmentize the Dental Professions to Meet the Oral Healthcare Needs of Americans

November 16, 2013

 

Too many Americans deal with little or no oral healthcare until the onset of aggressive periodontitis and pain; limiting their treatment options.

We need dental hygienists at schools and public health facilities. We need independent practices for dental hygienists nationally, so hygienists can have the freedom to work independently on the public health level providing services where needed, especially for oral health education in the early years of the public school systems.

We need dental therapists/dental health aide therapists for extended hands on dental procedures through dental teams working convalescent/retirement facilities, prisons, and Indian reservations.

We need denturists, providing removable oral prostheses care and referral services; freeing up dental chairtime for children, emergency, and restorative care.

We need more rural community health/dental clinics including mobile dental units traveling to rural areas.

We need ADA to change its existing ill-fated and outdated polices currently in place on workforce issues and exchange them for common sense policy recommendations by the U.S. Surgeon Generals and other oral health organizations.

Gary W. Vollan L.D. State Coordinator, Wyoming State Denturist Association, www.wysda.org

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Removing Dr. or D.D.S. on Google Sites Which My Name, Gary W. Vollan Appears

July 1, 2011

My name is Gary W. Vollan. I’m a licensed denturist and for over three years I have worked with four excellent and professional dentists and the awesome staff associated with this dental office in Wyoming. In some of the google sites my name sometimes appears with Dr. in front of it or D.D.S. at the end of it. There is a dentist complaining about this outside of the dental group I work with. This is a concern with the dentists I work with because the complaining dentist is threatening to file a complaint with the Wyoming Dental Board against the dental group I work with. How can I get this correction made with the Google sites associated with this. I have never claimed or advertised to be a doctor or dentist. Thank you for your consideration in helping me with this problem.

Gary W. Vollan L.D.
Basin, Wyoming
vollan@tctwest.net