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ADPAC in the News

The Health-Care PAC to Watch? Dentists

Dentists boasted the largest single health-care political-action committee, ADPAC, in 2008…”

 -Wall Street Journal, 2012

 ""One Congressman’s Secret Weapon in His Fight for Political Survival: Dentistry."

“If history is a guide, the latex-gloved cavalry can fill campaign coffers as well as they fill cavities."

 -Nation Journal, 2014

The American Dental Association (ADA), for example, spent about $322,000 via its super-PAC during the last election cycle. Those funds supported four candidates, including Reps. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) and Mike Simpson (R-Idaho), according to Michael Graham, senior vice president of government and public affairs for the dental group.

The ADA’s focus is on supporting members of Congress who support our oral healthcare issues. Dentists more than anybody else understand who we are,’ Graham said.”

-The Hill, December 2013 

Engage allows ADA members to contact their legislators and stay informed on critical public policy issues that affect dentistry.