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New Orleans—Learn more about how the Affordable Care Act will affect dentistry and what the ADA Health Policy Resources Center has to say on dentists' incomes and dental care utilization at the Annual Session.

Dentistry at a Crossroads: The Affordable Care Act and Beyond (course 6311) is scheduled for Nov. 1 from noon-1 p.m. Attendees are eligible to earn up to one hour of continuing education credit. There is no fee for the course, but a ticket is required for admission.

Marko Vujicic, Ph.D., managing vice president of HPRC, will present an analysis of the additional dental visits and expenditures the ACA will generate and discuss the effect of Accountable Care Organizations on the way dental care will be delivered and paid for. The course will also cover the major factors bringing significant change to the dental profession and discuss how participants could seek policy action at the state and national level.