AADC Officers



Dr. Linda S. Vidone, President

Profession: Vice President of Clinical Management/Chief Clinical Officer at Delta Dental of Massachusetts.  Part time private practice as a Periodontist

Expertise: Claim Review, Fraud and Abuse, Quality Improvement Programs and Dental Implants

Personal  Interests: Travel, movies and sports

Location: Boston, MA


Dr. Mitch Couret, President-Elect

Profession: General Dentist, Private Practice Manchester, New Hampshire; CDC; Chief Dental Officer, Northeast Delta Dental, Concord, New Hampshire

Expertise: Provider Relations; Network communication, development and maintenance; Quality and Utilization Review

Personal Interests: Travel, Music, Coaching/Mentoring, Philanthropic and Community Outreach

Location: Manchester and Concord New Hampshire


Dr. Lawrence M. Hoffman, Secretary-Treasurer

Profession: General Dentist (36 years), Certified Dental Consultant (1991), Dental Consultant Anthem BCBS, 25 years, Dental Consultant, Delta Dental of Missouri, 1 year

Expertise: Utilization Review, Network Development, Claims Administration

Personal Interests: Freelance writer, golf, travel, family

Location: St. Louis, MO

Term: 11th Term 2017

Dr. Robert G. Sherman, Immediate Past President

Profession: Retired Navy Dental Corps Captain (O-6), Diplomate, American Board of Oral Medicine, Examiner for the Northeast Regional Board of Dental Examiners (NERB) and the American Board of Dental Examiners (ADEX),  Site Visitor and Commissioner with the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), Dental Director for Hawaii Dental Service

Expertise: Claims Review, Clinical Policy, Benefit Design, Risk Management and Quality Assurance and Utilization Review, Medicaid Policy 

Personal Interests: Sports, golf, reading, family travel

Location: Honolulu, HI