Massachusetts Medical Society: Committee on Oral Health

Committee on Oral Health

May 17, 2017

This committee focuses on increasing public awareness of the relationship and importance of good oral health to good physical health and works to promote prevention and improve oral health literacy to health providers and the public.  Recommends ways to improve access to oral health care.  Committee meets 4 times per year, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.  Participation by teleconference is an option. 

Committee Members:   
Hugh J. Silk, Worcester, Chair
Jean Bruch, Barnstable, Vice Chair
Michelle Dalal, Worcester
Jatin K. Dave, Charles River
Robert B. Donoff, Suffolk
Scharukh Jalisi, Suffolk
Glenn R. Markenson, Hampden
Stephen A. Martin, MD, Franklin
Andrew R. Salama, Suffolk  

Resident and Fellow:  
Member: Abirami Raveendran, Worcester

Medical Students:  
Member: Annika Bannon, Worcester
Alternate: TBD

Alliance Liaisons:   
Member: Mariette Young
Alternate: Harriet R. Kantrowitz

Tracy Chase, CDA, MSM
Ellen Factor, Director of Dental Practice, MA Dental Society
John Fisher, DDS
Steven Ramos, DMD, MPH

MMS Staff Liaison: 
Candace Savage (

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