New Member Seminar

"New Member Seminar: Dental Consultant 101"

O. Andy Elliott, DMD & Todd Pollack, DMD    

CE Credit hours: 2                                                         

Overview: This course is intended for new associate members.  We will introduce you to everything you need to know about becoming a consultant


  1. Become familiar with resources to improve your knowledge of dental third-party consulting.
  2. Introduced to certifications and additional training to improve your resume.
  3. Exposed to the types of positions consultants fill in the industry.


Dr O. Andy Elliott is a 1983 graduate of the University Of Kentucky College Of Dentistry. He received the distinguished alumnus award from UKCD in 2010. He has practiced general dentistry in his home town for 35 years. He is very active in organized dentistry having served as President of the Kentucky Dental Association, delegate and Vice-President of the American Dental Association, and is currently a member of the AADC board. (2018-present) He has been a member of AADC since 2011 and achieved certification in 2014. He is a fellow of the American College of Dentistry and the Pierre Fuschard Society. Dr Elliott has served as a consultant for Avesis/Guardian since 2011 and became the assistant state director for Kentucky in 2015. Dr Elliott resides in Prestonsburg, Kentucky with his wife Myra, a nurse educator at the local community college, where they raise Rocky Mountain horses. Dr Elliott also enjoys golf, clay target shooting, and travel.

Todd G. Pollack, DMD - Dr. Pollack is a general dentist with thirty-two years of clinical experience, operating his own practice for over twenty-three years of that time. He was a 1986 graduate of Boston University Dental School and earned his class award for Outstanding Achievement in Cosmetic Dentistry. At that time, he was only twenty-three years old and the youngest graduate of the school ever. He has earned Top Dentist honors for the state of New Hampshire for the years 2014-2016.

More recently, Dr. Pollack received his Dental Benefits Associate designation from America’s Health Insurance Plans while completing coursework in all areas of medical and dental benefits as well as fraud, waste, and abuse. In May of 2018 he was hired as a Dental Consultant by FraudLens, Inc. (now DentaLens). After only a few months he was promoted to Director of Dental Analytics where his primary role is leading a clinical team in the development of algorithms designed to detect and prevent fraud, waste, and abuse in the benefits industry.