|Governor's Task Force on Oral Health Meets|
The first of twelve meetings of the Oral Health Task Force was held last month. Chair Anne Head, Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, and Judith Feinstein, Director of the Maine CDC Office of Oral Health, provided committee members with copious background materials, including advance copies of the new Oral Health Improvement Plan. For a schedule of upcoming meetings and other news about the Task force, go here.
|New Legislative Session, Hard Times
The Legislature goes back into session on January 2 to face a $95 million, or more, shortfall in revenues. It's going to be rough. There isn't any oral health legislation printed at this time, but we will keep you posted.
Maine Health Forum's new web site
The Maine Health Forum has a new web site with tons of information from Maine and beyond for consumers and health professionals alike. Click here to go right to the section on oral health.