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North Dakota Dentist Installed as American Dental Association Trustee

October 24, 2016

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CHICAGO — Kenneth McDougall, D.D.S., a dentist practicing in Jamestown, North Dakota, was recently installed as a trustee of the American Dental Association (ADA). Dr. McDougall’s installation took place in Denver, Colorado, at the ADA’s 157th Annual Meeting. 

The ADA Board of Trustees 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 of Trustees, Dr. McDougall will play a major role in the organization’s objective of being America’s leading advocate for oral health. He will represent the Tenth District. 

Dr. McDougall has been a member of the ADA since 1981, and previously served as the chair of the Council on ADA Sessions. He also served as chair of the American Dental Political Action Committee. Dr. McDougall has been an active member of the North Dakota Dental Association and was its president in 2000; he was also president of the Central District Dental Society in 1993 and has been a member since 1981. Since 2000, Dr. McDougall has been a member of the International College of Dentists.

Dr. McDougall has been in private practice in Jamestown, North Dakota, since 1981, after receiving a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Minnesota. He has also served as a dentist at North Dakota State Hospital and on the medical staff at the Anne Carlsen School for Children.

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The not-for-profit ADA is the nation's largest dental association, representing 163,000 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 For more information on oral health, including prevention, care and treatment of dental disease, visit the ADA's consumer website