Reasons to Join
With 157,000 dentists working together, we make it possible for our profession to thrive and the public to receive the oral health care they need.
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A powerful voice in Washington, D.C. and the state capitals.
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Legislative decisions about oral health care are made with your input.
Give Kids A Smile® Day, the largest charitable oral health program in the U.S.
Funding for ground-breaking dental research.
Support for states who want to implement community water fluoridation.
Research to advance understanding of oral systemic health.
Support for states to increase the Medicaid reimbursement rate.
Support to maintain the dentist as the leader of the dental team.
The ADA is a trusted source of credible oral health care information for the public.
Support for increased competition in the dental benefits marketplace and the repeal of the McCarran-Ferguson Act.
Displaying the ADA member logo enhances your reputation as a dentist who cares about the public's oral health.