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CMDL News, Resources & Events
Updates, Webinars, Podcasts and Recordings
The CMDL Annual Meeting was held on September 14, 2023. This year’s meeting was titled Advocacy in Action – Be Part of the Change. Highlights of the meeting include information about the Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact, advocacy resources, and CMDL updates.
Short segments from the webinar are available below:
Part 1: CMDL Updates
5 minutes | Watch this segment now
Part 2: Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact Update
1 minute | Watch this segment now
Part 3: DDH Compact Misconceptions
13 minutes | Watch this segment now
Part 4: Advocacy Panel
11 minutes | Watch this segment now
Part 5: Advocacy Tools and Resources
3 minutes | Watch this segment now
Part 6: Question and Answer
2 minutes | Watch this segment now
Part 7: Wrap-Up and Additional Information
1 minute | Watch this segment now
Call for Nominations
The Coalition seeks nominations for a Member At-Large to serve on the Executive Committee. Find more information here.
The September 2022 webinar highlights the Dentist and Dental Hygienist Licensure Compact currently under development and provides updates on the changing environment for initial licensure. Coalition plans for the upcoming year are shared including ways the Coalition can support advocacy efforts in your state.
50 minutes | Watch full webinar
Short segments from the webinar are available below.
5 minutes | Watch segment on Coalition update now
12 minutes | Watch segment on initial licensure now
4 minutes | Watch segment on licensure portability now
Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact
21 minutes | Watch segment on Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact now
4 minutes | Watch Q&A segment now
1 minute | Watch segment on Coalition update now
This July 2021 webinar explores the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the dental licensure landscape, including ethical issues, questions of portability and the progress that will result from these new insights.
60 minutes | Watch webinar on the impact of Covid-19 on licensure
Short segments from the main webinar are also available.
12 minutes | Watch webinar on initial licensure now
11 minutes | Watch webinar on licensure probability now
Ethics and impact of COVID-19
7 minutes | Watch webinar on Coalition update now
Questions and answers
17 minutes | Watch webinar on questions and answers now
The following webinars were recorded at the Coalition’s inaugural session in October 2019.
Executive Committee session
Executive Committee members outline Coalition mission, goals and structure and emphasize the reasons for change.
31 minutes | Watch Executive Committee session now
A case study in success
Dr. Monty MacNeil, CMDL Executive Committee member and former Dean of the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, explores the licensure reform process in Connecticut.
12 minutes | Watch a case study in success now
Advocacy in action
David Owsiany, Executive Director of the Ohio Dental Association, discusses issues to consider when advocating for licensure reform.
12 minutes | Watch advocacy in action webinar now
Dr. Lindsey Yates, Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine, shares her perspective and the impact of dental licensure on her life choices.
10 minutes | Watch personal impact webinar now