ADA Press Release
South Carolina Dentist Installed as ADA Trustee
CHICAGO, October 23, 2012—Julian H. Fair III, D.M.D., a general dentist based in Wagener, S.C., was installed today as a trustee of the American Dental Association (ADA). Dr. Fair’s installation took place in San Francisco at the ADA's 153rd Annual Session and World Marketplace Exhibition.
Dr. Fair will serve on the ADA Board of Trustees as the trustee from the 16th District, which represents the Carolinas and Virginia. The ADA Board formulates and reviews policies and programs and makes recommendations to the members of the ADA's governing body, the House of Delegates. As a member of the ADA Board, Dr. Fair will play a major role in the ADA's organizational objective of being America’s leading advocate for oral health.
Dr. Fair is a past president of the South Carolina Dental Association (SCDA) and has served in the ADA House of Delegates. He also served as president of the Central District of the SCDA.
Dr. Fair is a graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina and received its Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2011.
About the American Dental Association
The not-for-profit ADA is the nation's largest dental association, representing 157,000 dentist members. The premier source of oral health information, the ADA has advocated for the public's health and promoted the art and science of dentistry since 1859. The ADA's state-of-the-art research facilities develop and test dental products and materials that have advanced the practice of dentistry and made the patient experience more positive. The ADA Seal of Acceptance long has been a valuable and respected guide to consumer dental care products. The monthly The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) is the ADA's flagship publication and the best-read scientific journal in dentistry. For more information about the ADA, visit www.ada.org. For more information on oral health, including prevention, care and treatment of dental disease, visit the ADA’s consumer website www.MouthHealthy.org.