DSIDC meetings are typically held every 2 months via Zoom on the second Thursday unless otherwise noted below.

Next Meeting set for Thursday, 4/13/2023 at 8:00am CST

Public comments welcome.  To attend the meetings via Zoom please email and include the “DSI Meeting” with the date and time in the subject line. In the email body, include rationale for attending meeting. Invites will be sent within 24 hours of meeting.

Meeting minutes from last DSIDC Meeting:

Call to Order – Bryan Laskin called the meeting to order on 2/16/22 at 8:02 am CST

Roll Call

  • Dr. Bryan Laskin- present
  • Debora Carrier- present
  • Aleh Matus – absent
  • David Pryor – present
    • Others in attendance:
    • Megan Hennen
    • Eric Kirnbauer
    • Jennifer Fernjack
    • Joel Knutson
    • Reena Gajjar
    • Margaret Scarlett

Conflict of Interest Statement: read by Bryan Laskin

“If there’s anyone that has joined us that feels that they have a potential conflict of interest, please speak up at this time as our work on Standards is done through consensus, ensuring betterment of the profession and the patients we serve.”


  • Public comments should be placed in the chat below and will be addressed at the end of the meeting during new business.  Also, it is preferable to have comments emailed to  All comments must specify the standard draft in question and will be posted under that standard draft tab on


  • Bryan motioned to approve minutes from previous meeting on 12/8/2022
  • Dave seconded motion to approve
  • No opposition, motioned passed

Unfinished business – none

New Business :

  • DSI EEDRA1.1:202x Equitable Electronic Dental Record Access (EEDRA) For Dental Patients.  Please let me know (or email if you would like to participate in the working group.  These workgroups will meet outside of our DSIDC meetings, and once we have our members we will work to find a time that works for as many members as possible.
  • DSI PAIID1.1-202X The Prudent Adjudication Reporting in Dentistry – waiting on examples for the WG to review. Waiting on some of the sections to be filled in by working group members, and we will then vote on submission for public review.
  • DSI PAIID2.1-202X The  Calibration of Adjudication Techniques in Dentistry. Working groups have been formed and are meeting monthly. This is in progress
  • BSR/DSI OWSST1.1-202x, Oral Wellness Status (OWS) Determination, Categorization and Reporting PINS Submitted to ANSI. Appeared in Standards Action 2/3/2023 with a PINS response end date of 3/5/2023. Details also published on under Standards in Development Section.
    • Dr. Scarlett emphasized the need for an updated oral health rating system as the current DMFT that is still being used is outdated. 40% of military can’t be deployed due to oral health rating from DMFT.
  • DSIDC to vote on approving the recommended changes to the DSI procedures based on ANSI recommendations from the final audit which were sent out to DSIDC members last week.
    • Bryan motioned to approve the recommended changes to the DSI procedures
    • Dave seconded motion to approve 
    • Floor was open to discussion:
      • Only changes that were made were those that were directly recommended by ANSI to bring DSI procedures into compliance
      • No further discussion was needed
    • Bryan moved to vote on approving
    • No opposition, motioned passed
  •  If anyone would like a copy of the edited DSI procedures, please let Bryan know or email and we can get it to you once it has been approved by ANSI. Otherwise, they are posted on
  • Next DSIDC meeting is scheduled for Thursday April 13th at 8:00 CT

Floor was open to discussion, but no further new business was brought up.

Adjournment – 

  • Bryan motioned to adjourn the meeting
  • Dave seconded the motion to adjourn
  • No opposition, motioned passed
  • Meeting adjourned at 8:19am CST
  • Meeting minutes taken by Megan Hennen