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     American Dental Association (ADA)

    The ADA was established in 1859. Today we have more than 155,000 members dentist. As the world's largest and oldest national dental association, are the oral health authority committed to the public and the dental profession.
    The ADA Foundation is a catalyst for uniting people and organizations to make a difference through better oral health.

     Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)

    The AGD's Core Purpose is to advance the value and excellence of general dentistry. The AGD's goal is to be the premiere, worldwide organization of choice for all members of the general dentistry community, working together to ensure optimal oral health.

     American Academy of Periodontology)

    The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) is an 8,000-member association of dental professionals specializing in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the gums and supporting structures of the teeth and in the placement and maintenance of dental implants. The current membership includes periodontists and general dentists from all 50 states as well as around the world.

     American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

    It is the membership organization representing the specialty of pediatric dentistry. The AAPD's 7,200 members serve as primary care and specialty providers for millions of children from infancy through adolescence; provide advanced, specialty-level care for infants, children, adolescents and patients with special health care needs; and are the primary contributors to professional education programs and scholarly works concerning children's dental care.

     American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons

    The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the professional organization representing more than 7,000 oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the United States, supports its members' ability to practice their specialty through education, research, and advocacy.

     Canadian Dental Association

    The Canadian Dental Association (CDA) is the national voice for dentistry, dedicated to the advancement and leadership of a unified profession and to the promotion of optimal oral health, an essential component of general health.

     American Association of Endodontists

    The American Association of Endodontists, is a not-for-profit organization of endodontists and other professionals worldwide with an interest in endodontics. The AAE currently has more than 7,000 members worldwide, including approximately 95 percent of all eligible endodontists in the United States.

     American Dental Hygienists Association

    Its members enjoy professional support, educational programs, and numerous opportunities for union participation in decision-making. They promote the art and science of dental hygiene, and to promote the highest levels of education and practice in the profession.

     National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL)

    The National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) is a federation of state commercial dental laboratory associations. The National Association of Dental Laboratories shall be the pre-eminent voice for the dental laboratory industry to ensure professionalism through strategic leadership, partnering and cohesive representation before regulatory and educational entities

     American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists

    The American Society of Anesthesiologists dentist (ASDA) comprises a group of dentists who have completed a minimum of two years of full-time postdoctoral training in anesthesiology. The clinical training includes a significant portion devoted to the operating room anesthesiology at the hospital rotations, as well as outpatient medical and dental anesthesia for patients.

     American Endodontic Society

    To provide educational and scientific information on simplified endodontic procedures; to protect and preserve the right of the general dentist to perform those procedures for which he is qualified by education and experience.

     American Orthodontic Society

    Committed to helping members keep abreast with the techniques, technology and products, AOS strives for excellence both in the courses that sponsor and the services they provide to their members.