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Virginia Dentist Installed as American Dental Association Treasurer

October 22, 2018

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CHICAGO — Ted Sherwin, D.D.S., a general dentist based in Orange, Virginia, was elected today as treasurer of the American Dental Association (ADA).  

The ADA treasurer's principal duties include designing a budget process in concert with the Board of Trustees, serving as a resource for the House Reference Committee on Budget, Business and Administrative Matters, overseeing Association finances and presiding as chair of the Board's Administrative Review Committee. A treasurer is limited to a maximum of two three-year terms.

Dr. Sherwin has been active in organized dentistry for much of his career. He has served on numerous committees at the national, state and local levels. His experience in financial leadership includes twice serving as treasurer at the Virginia Dental Association (VDA), for a total of five years. He has also served on the ADA Board Finance Committees and two years on the House Special Committee of Financial Affairs. He also is a former president of VDA, has served twice as president of the Shenandoah Valley Dental Association, and has been a member of the ADA House of Delegates for 14 years, serving as the District 16 budget chair six times.

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