Dental Affiliations - A-dec Inc.


Behind every A-dec solution is nearly a half-century of clinical evolution and collaboration with some of the greatest minds in dentistry, manufacturing, and public outreach. It's one of the reasons A-dec takes involvement and affiliations so seriously.


American Association of Women Dentists (AAWD)
AAWD provides support and education to women in the dental industry and we are constantly striving toward our mission of "becoming the recognized resource for connecting and enriching the lives of women dentists."

American Dental Association (ADA)
The ADA is the professional association of dentists committed to the public's oral health, ethics, science and professional advancement; leading a unified profession through initiatives in advocacy, education, research and the development of standards.

American Student Dental Association (ASDA)
The American Student Dental Association is a national student-run organization that protects and advances the rights, interests, and welfare of students pursuing careers in dentistry. It introduces students to lifelong involvement in organized dentistry and provides services, information, education, representation and advocacy.

DentaCheques is a yearly fundraising program sponsored by the Colgate-Palmolive Company, the Dental Trade Alliance and the Delta Dental Plans of Michigan, Ohio and Indiana, with participation from more than 70 leading dental supply and manufacturing companies. One hundred percent of proceeds from DentaCheques support the National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped (NFDH) operating budget and the Donated Dental Services (DDS) program expansion efforts.

Dental Trade Alliance (DTA)
The Dental Trade Alliance is an association of companies that provide dental equipment, supplies, materials and services to dentists and other oral care professionals.

Hispanic Dental Association (HDA)
The Hispanic Dental Association is the only national organization of dental professionals dedicated to promoting and improving the oral health of the Hispanic community and providing advocacy for Hispanic oral health professionals across the United States.

National Dental Association (NDA)
The mission of the National Dental Association is to represent the concerns of ethnic minorities in dentistry, to elevate the global oral health concerns of underserved communities, to enhance educational and financial opportunities, and public policy awareness, for its members, and to recruit underrepresented minorities into the profession through advocacy and mentorship.

Oral Health America (OHA)
Oral Health America develops, implements, and facilitates educational and service programs designed to raise awareness of oral health's importance to total health.

Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP)
The Organization for Safety and Asepsis Procedures is dedicated to promoting infection control and safety policies and practices supported by science and research to the global dental community.

United Kingdom

Association of Dental Dealers in Europe (ADDE)
The Association of Dental Dealers in Europe is a trade organization working actively in the dental industry. Today ADDE represents the interests of a total of more than 960 dental dealers' organizations.

Association of Dental Education in Europe (ADEE)
The Association for Dental Education in Europe is an independent European organization representing academic dentistry and the community of dental educators. ADEE has plays an important role by enhancing the quality of education, advancing the professional development of dental educators and supporting research in education and training of oral health personnel.

British Dental Health Foundation (BDHF)
The British Dental Health Foundation is an independent charity that along with its global arm, the International Dental Health Foundation, is dedicated to improving the oral health of the public by providing free and impartial dental advice, by running educational campaigns such as National Smile Month and by informing and influencing the public, profession and government on issues such as mouth cancer awareness and fluoridation.

British Dental Industry Association
The British Dental Industry Association represents and supports manufacturers and suppliers of dental products, services and technologies, to the benefit of members, the dental profession and the public.