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This section reviews the current bills involving dentistry in Maine and more about how to make a difference through legislation.   

NOTE:  Below are links to the State of Maine Legislature website.  The current status of the bill is dependent upon the updated status of their website.  Do not rely on this website as an end-source of information for the respective bills.  

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LD 1230 - An Act To Increase Access To Oral Health Care.  

 

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Click here for a link to the bill's main page for updated amendments, fiscal status, and disposition. 

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LD 804 - An Act To Improve Preventive Dental Health Care and Reduce Costs in the MaineCare Program.  

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Click here for a link to the bill's main page for updated amendments, fiscal status, and disposition. 

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LD 507 - Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Amend Its Rules To Improve the Oral Health Education of Children.  

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Click here for a link to the bill's main page for updated amendments, fiscal status, and disposition. 

 

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LD 499 - An Act To Promote Dental Care for Low-income Populations. 

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Click here for a link to the bill's main page for updated amendments, fiscal status, and disposition. 

 

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LD 445 - An Act To Improve Efficiencies in Dental Offices.  

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Click here for a link to the bill's main page for updated amendments, fiscal status, and disposition. 

 

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LD 440 - An Act To Support Community Health Centers through Tax Credits for Dentists and Primary Care Professionals Practicing in Underserved Areas.  

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Click here for a link to the bill's main page for updated amendments, fiscal status, and disposition. 

 

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LD 276 - Resolve, To Improve Access to Oral Health Care for MECare Recipients.

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Click here for a link to the bill's main page for updated amendments, fiscal status, and disposition. 

 

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LD 249 - Resolve, Directing the Board of Dental Examiners To Amend Its Rules To Improve Access to Oral Health Care in Maine.  

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Click here for a link to the bill's main page for updated amendments, fiscal status, and disposition. 

 

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LD 117 - An Act To Change the Composition of the Board of Dental Examiners.  

Click here for a .pdf copy of the bill.

 

Click here for a link to the bill's main page for updated amendments, fiscal status, and disposition. 

 

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NOTE:  Below are links to the State of Maine Legislature website.  The current status of the bill is dependent upon the updated status of their website.  Do not rely on this website as an end-source of information for the respective bills.  In addition, there may be bills currently in Legislature that are not reflected here.