Founded in 1859, the American Dental Association is the oldest and largest national dental society in the world. Since then, the ADA has grown to become the leading source of oral health related information for dentists and their patients.
The Ohio Dental Association advances and supports members and the dental profession in the delivery of quality oral health care. The ODA represents the interests of Ohio dentists and their patients on legislative, regulatory, and third party payer issues. They are a leader in providing professional information and education to dentists and the dental team.
The Academy of General Dentistry’s mission is to serve the needs and represent the interest of general dentists, to promote the oral health of the public, and to foster continued proficiency of general dentists through quality continuing dental education in order to better serve the public.
The American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine (ABDSM) is an independent board of examiners that was established in 2004 for duly licensed dentists who treat sleep related breathing disorders.