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Welcome to the Ninth District Dental Association

The Ninth District Dental Society was formed in 1909 and renamed to the Ninth District Dental Association in 2002. We have a membership of over 1500 dentists in 5 counties: Westchester, Rockland, Dutchess, Orange and Putnam.

In its quest to serve both the public and the profession, the Ninth District embodies the highest ideals.

The mission of the 9th District Dental Association is to serve and support its members and the public by improving the oral health of our community through Advocacy, Continuing Education and Camaraderie.

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Coalition backs bill to enhance oral care for children

Improved dental coverage under the Children's Health Insurance Program

Coalition backs bill to enhance oral care for children

Coalition backs bill to enhance oral care for children


The Organized Dentistry Coalition is supporting new legislation to improve oral health care for children and low-income pregnant women, according to ADA News. In a March 23 letter, led by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the coalition thanked Sens. Ben Cardin, D-Md., and Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., for introducing the Ensuring Kids Have Access to Medically Necessary Dental Care Act, which calls for improved dental coverage under the Children's Health Insurance Program. The bill would remove dollar limits on annual and lifetime coverage for dental services provided under CHIP, including those provided to low-income pregnant women. It also calls for wraparound dental coverage for children with other health benefits to be equivalent to dental coverage for CHIP enrollees.

Full Story: ADA News (3/29)