ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FROM DENTALEZ
The ADAA is America’s oldest, largest group for dental assistants include clinical personnel, educators and those on the business side. We provide home study continuing education for dental assistants on topics including infection control, radiology and practice management. We offer traditional membership and free on-line E-Membership.
The ADEA is the voice of dental education. Its members include all U.S. and Canadian dental schools and many allied and advanced dental education programs, corporations, faculty, and students. The mission of ADEA is to lead individuals and institutions of the dental education community to address contemporary issues influencing education, research, and the delivery of oral health care for the health of the public.
California Dental Association
The California Dental Association is the largest statewide dental association in the country, and our nearly 25,000 members represent almost 72 percent of dentists practicing in the state. The CDA organization is comprised of CDA, the CDA Foundation, The Dentists Insurance Company, and TDIC Insurance Solutions. Founded in 1870, we are part of a membership structure that includes 32 local dental societies and the American Dental Association.
Center for Research & Education in Technology
The mission of the Center for Research & Education in Technology is to develop a Technology Educational Program for dental students, dental residents, and dental faculty that will promote knowledge and competency in 21st century technology. Since its founding in 2004, CRET members have worked together on numerous projects to introduce technology into dental curricula.
Chicago Dental Society
The Chicago Dental Society, which was established in 1864, has more the 4,300 dentist members in Cook, Lake and DuPage Counties, making it the largest component society of the American Dental Association. The Chicago Dental Society annually hosts the Midwinter Meeting and is "The Respected Leader in Scientific Dental Meetings".
Clinical Research Associates
Clinical Research Associates in Nashville, Tennessee, was formed in 1990 as an independent clinical research center. Since then, over 13,000 people have participated in over 500 studies. Our participants come from all over Metropolitan Nashville and surrounding counties. Our team has collaborated with all major pharmaceutical and research management organizations. We are proud to be a part of cutting-edge health research.
The dental industry’s standard in computer automated design, equipment sales & information. Our mission is to provide technical services and products to the dental profession and industry that will dramatically improve and enhance all aspects of the planning, sales, ordering, installation, and manufacture of dental equipment and sundrys.
The DentaCheques dental-product value book is the easiest way to support access to dental care. After the dozens of free goods available without qualifying purchases, the $149 cover price is more than recouped, while 93 cents of every dollar raised is used to support the Donated Dental Services (DDS) program. You can’t lose!
Dental Trade Alliance
The Dental Trade Alliance is the voice for the dental trade. Members include Distributors, Laboratories, Manufacturers and Associates in North America. The goal of the DTA is to enhance member success and increase dental demand. Assisting its members as they expand the dental market, DTA provides a large variety of services and programs.
National Museum of Dentistry
See amazing teeth feats, marvel at George Washington’s choppers, sing along to vintage toothpaste commercials, and discover fascinating hands-on exhibitions about the power of a healthy smile. An Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, this one-of-a-kind museum celebrates and preserves the history of the dental profession and educates audiences across the country about the importance of a good oral health in a healthy life. Visit www.smile-experience.org to learn more about the museum’s oral health education outreach, including online programs and traveling exhibits.
Oral Health America
Oral Health America (OHA) is a national non-profit founded in 1955 and located in Chicago. OHA’s mission is to change lives by connecting with resources to increase access to care, education, and advocacy for all Americans, especially those most vulnerable. OHA affords oral disease prevention and oral health promotion for Americans of all ages through funding, technical assistance, donated dental product, and by facilitating public-private partnerships. OHA’s messages to the American public center around self care, regular dental visits, tobacco cessation and healthy food choices, and routinely reach over 170 million people nationwide. OHA encourages policies that create oral health equity for over 100 million Americans without dental insurance, and those who are unable to obtain dental care.
Organization for Safety and Asepsis Procedures
OSAP is a trustworthy and timely filter for information, resources (products, programs and people), regulations and guidelines on infection prevention and safety topics for dentistry. Further, the organization packages the information to make it easier to understand, implement and achieve compliance. OSAP’s members are experts however any dental practice can obtain help for a reasonable fee because OSAP is a nonprofit organization with this singular focus.