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Vermont Dentist Installed as American Dental Association Trustee

November 10, 2015

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CHICAGO – Judith M. Fisch, D.D.S., a Rutland, Vermont, general dentist, was recently installed as a trustee of the American Dental Association (ADA). Dr. Fisch’s installation took place in Washington, D.C. at the ADA’s 156th Annual Meeting.

Dr. Fisch will serve on the ADA Board of Trustees as the trustee from the First District, which encompasses Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. The ADA Board of Trustees formulates and reviews policies and programs and makes recommendations to the members of the ADA’s governing body, the House of Delegates. As a member of the ADA Board of Trustees, Dr. Fisch will play a major role in the organization’s objective of being America’s leading advocate for oral health.

Dr. Fisch has been a delegate to the ADA House of Delegates since 2007 and is the current caucus chair from the First District. She is also the committee chair for the Rutland County, Vermont, Free Dental Care Day. Her previous roles in organized dentistry include president of the Vermont State Dental Society and council member on the ADA Council on Ethics, Bylaws and Judicial Affairs. She is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American College of Dentists, American Association of Women Dentists, International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy.

Dr. Fisch earned her dental degree at Georgetown University School of Dentistry in 1984. She is a retired lieutenant in the United States Naval Dental Corps.

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The not-for-profit ADA is the nation's largest dental association, representing 159,000 dentist members. The premier source of oral health information, the ADA has advocated for the public's health and promoted the art and science of dentistry since 1859. The ADA's state-of-the-art research facilities develop and test dental products and materials that have advanced the practice of dentistry and made the patient experience more positive. The ADA Seal of Acceptance long has been a valuable and respected guide to consumer dental care products. The monthly The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) is the ADA's flagship publication and the best-read scientific journal in dentistry. For more information about the ADA, visit ADA.org. For more information on oral health, including prevention, care and treatment of dental disease, visit the ADA's consumer website MouthHealthy.org