Dental Caucus

The mission of the Dental Caucus shall be to:

  • Develop a program which will provide education and training to equip the dental student with the necessary skills and knowledge to practice in rural areas.
  • Interest the student in locating a general dental practice in these rural areas.
  • Acquaint the student and graduate dentists with the concepts of primary health care and the various roles of the members of the health care team.
  • Provide continuing education for dentists and other health professionals.
  • Provide a greater understanding of dentistry and its role in primary health care for all members of the health professions.

Active members of the Dental Caucus shall fulfill the following qualifications:

  • Individuals should be licensed dentists in the Western Maryland region who are interested in professional development for dentistry and the health professions.



Meetings occur as needed, discussion is often at CE events and Allegany/Garrett Dental Society meetings.
AHEC Liaison: Joy Taylor, 301-777-9150, x-141 Email