Dr. Barbell had been a practicing general dentist in New Jersey for 38 years. He is now Risk Management Consultant to Dentist’s Advantage having been its’ Director of Risk Management for four years and serves on the board of the National Society of Dental Practitioners. He has been involved in organized dentistry at the local, state and national levels, having served as President of Southern Dental Society of New Jersey and New Jersey Dental Association. He has been involved in the insurance arena for his entire professional career and has served as either a board member or officer of several dental insurance entities. Dr. Barbell has been directly involved at the state and national level on dental association committees dealing with dental plans for over 35 years. He has also been involved in the dental liability area for over 24 years, having served for 11 years as President and Chairman of th! e Board of a national dentist owned and controlled malpractice insurance company. Dr. Barbell is a member of Southern Dental Society of New Jersey, New Jersey Dental Association and the American Dental Association. He is also a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists.