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McCabe Named Head of State Board

Charles McCabe, DMD, has been elected president of the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry, the licensing board for the 2,493 dentists and 2,016 dental hygienists practicing in Louisiana. This will be his second term as president of the board. This year marks his 14th year of service on the board during which time he was active in formulating legislation to regulate oral conscious sedation.

Dr. McCabe is an associate professor in the Department of Periodontics and has been affiliated with the school since 1982. He received his DMD from the University of Pittsburgh in 1976 and completed specialty training in periodontics at the Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry in 1980.

Charles McCabe, DMD

In 1995, he became a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He is also a member of the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He maintains a private practice limited to periodontics in suburban New Orleans. Since 1988, he has provided care to needy and medical compromised individuals through the the Donated Dental Services Program.

The state board is a division of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals. Its main responsibilities are to ascertain the fitness and ability of dentists and hygienists to practice, help write legislation to serve the public through dentistry and prosecute violations of the Dental Practices Act.

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