005: Empowering Maine Dental Professionals: A Partnership in Advocacy with the Maine Dental Association

Jul 12, 2023

Have you ever wondered about the benefits of opening a practice in rural areas? What is it like being a part of a self-regulating profession?

In this episode of Private Practices in Maine, Michael interviews Therese Cahill, Executive Director of the Maine Dental Association. Recorded during the bustling Maine Dental Association’s Annual Convention, together they delve into the intricacies of running a private practice in Maine and the profound impacts these practices have on their local communities. Therese explains why it can be challenging to entice dentists to open their practices in rural areas and the hidden potential these overlooked areas have for practice owners. 

This episode also provides insight into the legislative world and behind-the-scenes efforts the MDA and its board members. Together, Michael and Therese highlight how legislation can have a far-reaching effect on Maine’s dental industry. You’ll hear about the collective efforts of the MDA and The Malloy Firm in advocating on behalf of the dental profession and strengthening the voice of the Maine dental community in these settings. They discuss the importance of their presence in front of the legislature and utilizing their collective expertise to safeguard and promote the interests of the Maine dental community.  

Resources from this Episode

Website – malloyfirmmaine.com

Phone – (207) 333-6700

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