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Ohio Dentist Installed as American Dental Association Trustee

October 24, 2016

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CHICAGO — Billie Sue Kyger, R.Ph., D.D.S., a dentist practicing in Gallipolis, Ohio, was recently installed as a trustee of the American Dental Association (ADA). Dr. Kyger’s installation took place in Denver, Colorado, at the ADA’s 157th Annual Meeting. 

Dr. Kyger will serve on the ADA Board of Trustees as the trustee from the Seventh District, which encompasses Indiana and Ohio. 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. Kyger will play a major role in the organization’s objective of being America’s leading advocate for oral health.

Dr. Kyger currently serves on the ADA’s Board of Trustees Budget and Finance Committee. She has been an active member of the Ohio Dental Association (ODA), was its president in 2002-2003 and now serves on the ODA Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Dr. Kyger is also involved with a number of other professional organizations, including the Academy of General Dentistry, the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. 

Dr. Kyger graduated from The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy in 1979 and then The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 1983. Dr. Kyger and her husband Dr. Timothy Kyger operate Kyger Dental Associates in Gallipolis, Ohio. 

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About the ADA

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