June 03, 2013
Community Dental Health Coordinator Angela Black, who now works as services-at-large outreach coordinator at the Chickasaw Nation Medical Center in Ada, Okla., meets with Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., in Washington. Ms. Black was in the nation’s capital May 15 as the ADA launched its Action for Dental Health: Dentists Making a Difference initiative to address the oral health crisis for underserved people in the United States. Rep. Cole is a fifth generation Oklahoman and an enrolled member of the Chickasaw Nation. He is currently one of the only Native Americans serving in Congress.