Associations for Dental Professionals

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Associations for Dental Professionals

  • All information has been provided in the project spreadsheet.
  • Ten additional national or regional dental associations are the American Association of Endodontists, the American Association of Orthodontists, the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the Student National Dental Association, the Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association, the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, the American Association of Women Dentists, The American Dental Assistants Association, and the American Prosthodontists Society.
  • Fifteen state-level dental associations are Alabama Dental Association, Pennsylvania Association of Orthodontists, Arizona Dental Association, Arkansas State Dental Association, California Dental Association, Colorado Dental Hygienists' Association, District of Columbia Dental Society, Florida Association of Endodontists, Georgia Dental Association, Hawaii Dental Association, Indiana Dental Association, Maine Dental Association, Minnesota Dental Association, Montana Dental Association and Nebraska Dental Association.
  • Fifteen local-level dental associations are Chicago Dental Society, Tri-County Dental Society, Mid-Peninsula Dental Society, San Juan Basin Dental Society, Leon County Dental Association, Rock Island District Dental Society, Greater Houston Dental Society, San Antonio Dental Hygienists’ Association, San Diego County Dental Society, Southern Nevada Dental Society, Nashville Dental Society, Eighth District Dental Society, Ninth District Dental Association, Washtenaw District Dental Society and the Akron Dental Society.

Research Strategy

The research team focused on providing a wide array of bylaws for different dental societies throughout the US, attempting to provide those with different specialties and geographies of focus. While for all organizations we obtained the bylaws, for some we were unable to identify the number of members after a thorough review of all organization websites and literature.
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