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What is definition of ADA? ADA stands for American Dental Association. ADA is one of the leading associations in the United States which works for better oral health. It provides best platform for dentists from all over the world to share best practices in the field of dentistry.

History of ADA

ADA was founded by 26 dentists in New York in the year 1859. As of date, more than 163,000 dentists from all 50 states have registered themselves as members of  American Dental Association (ADA). It is a not-for-profit organization, managed by an elected board of trustees and governed by house of delegates consisting of 483 members.

Membership of ADA

ADA offers memberships to dentists with annual renewal. Members get access to the latest publications, resources, finding a job, education programs, loans, networking and so many other things as offered by any association in the world. Apart from this, professional dentists can get access to clinical resources enabling them to stay informed with dental standards, clinical practice guidelines, and dental quality alliance.

What does ADA do?

ADA works for betterment of the oral care services and professional growth of the dentists in this field. They are staunch advocates for public health. They provide all type of support for dentists registered with them as members. From career counseling to CPD courses and contract review, ADA is the most trusted association by american dentists.

Over the years, ADA has developed industry standards and quality assurance policies. Products and services that adhere to the quality standards chalked out by the association, are provided with ADA accepted seal of acceptance. This includes toothpastes, oral health products, tooth brushes, flossing tools, mouth wash, mouth rinses and chewing gums.

ADA provides credible information and publications through its journal (The Journal of American Dental Association – JADA).

Contact Details of ADA

American Dental Association
211 East Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611-2678


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