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  • Academy of General Dentistry
    Dedicated to continuing education and promoting the oral health of the public, this organization serves to help dental professionals, students, and the public
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)
    Representing the specialty of pediatric dentistry, this membership organization includes 8,000 members serving as primary care providers for millions of children – from infancy through adolescence
  • American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)
    The AAP provides members the expertise and resources to enhance the evaluation and diagnosis of oral conditions, assessment of risk for future disease, and delivery of specialty periodontal non-surgical, surgical, and medical care for patients
  • American Dental Association® (ADA)
    The oldest and largest national dental society in the world, the ADA is America’s leading advocate for oral health. Offering professional and public resources, the ADA also provides education & career information, science and research data, and more
  • American Dental Education Association (ADEA)
    Serving the predoctoral, postdoctoral, and allied dental education community, the ADEA provides advocacy, professional development, and a wealth of expert information and resources. The ADEA also addresses contemporary issues influencing education, research, and the delivery of oral healthcare for the improvement of public health
  • American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA)
    The largest professional organization representing the interest of dental hygienists, ADHA members can take advantage of professional support, educational programs, and opportunities for participation in association decision-making
  • American Student Dental Association (ASDA)
    This national student-run organization protects and advances the rights, interests and welfare of dental students. It introduces students to lifelong involvement in organized dentistry, and provides services, information, education, representation, and advocacy
  • FDI World Dental Federation (FDI)
    A federation of approximately 200 national dental associations and specialist groups, the FDI acknowledges that oral health is an integral part of general health and well-being
  • Hispanic Dental Association (HDA)
    This national, non-profit organization comprised of oral health professionals and students is dedicated to promoting and improving the oral health of the Hispanic community, and providing advocacy for Hispanic oral health professionals across the US
  • International Association for Dental Research & American Association for Dental Research (IADR)
    The mission of the IADR is to advance research and increase knowledge for the improvement of oral health worldwide, to support and represent the oral health research community, and to facilitate the communication and application for research findings
  • National Dental Association (NDA)
    A national forum for minority dentists, the NDA offers a wide range of opportunities, including conventions, meetings, programs, career placement, and more. The NDA has auxiliary associations, including: the National Dental Assistants Association, the National Dental Hygienists' Association, and the Student National Dental Organization
  • National Dental Hygienists’ Association (NDHA)
    Promoting the highest educational standards for dental hygienists, the NDHA strives to provide a professional foundation for minority dental hygienists
  • National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial (NIDCR)
    NIDCR aims to improve oral, dental and craniofacial health through research, research training, and the dissemination of health information
  • National Museum of Dentistry
    Featuring fascinating hands-on exhibitions, the National Museum of Dentistry raises awareness of the importance of good oral health to a healthy life and celebrates the heritage and future of dentistry. An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, this smile-inspiring museum has a historic location in Baltimore, an online presence for kids (www.MouthPower.org), and offers traveling exhibitions that reach communities across the country
  • Student Members of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (SADHA)
    A category of membership within the ADHA, SADHA is an association dedicated to the advancement and promotion of dental hygiene

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