ASDOH Dean’s Advisory Board convenes in Mesa

The Advisory Board members tour ASDOH clinics.
The Advisory Board members tour ASDOH clinics.

The newly created ASDOH Dean’s Advisory Board held its inaugural meeting this week. Dr. Jack Dillenberg formed this group to provide ASDOH with an innovative, meaningful perspective on the future of oral health in the emerging health care system. Their role is  to help ASDOH create the dentists of the future that will succeed in this evolving interprofessional health care environment.

Advisory Board Members attentively learning about ASDOH's digital dentistry curriculum from Dr. Jonny Brennan.
Advisory Board Members attentively learning about ASDOH’s digital dentistry curriculum from Dr. Jonny Brennan.

The integration of oral health into primary care is essential to the success of the dental profession and the improved health of our patients. The board consists of CEO’s and senior executives of dental manufacturers, distributors, financiers and dental service organizations.

Dean Dillenberg welcomes Advisory Board member, Bob Ganley, CEO of Ivoclar.
Dean Dillenberg welcomes Advisory Board member, Bob Ganley, CEO of Ivoclar.

Dr. Jack and Henry Schein's Senior VP, Steve Kess, celebrate the arrival of Henry Schein Cares donation to ASDOH's outreach programs.
Dr. Jack and Henry Schein’s Senior VP, Steve Kess, celebrate the arrival of Henry Schein Cares’ donation to ASDOH’s outreach programs.

The group was so engaged that they decided to meet in six months rather than wait a year to review ASDOH strategic initiatives for the next three years.