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New Hampshire Dentist Installed as American Dental Association Trustee

September 09, 2019

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CHICAGO — Richard J. Rosato, D.M.D., an oral and maxillofacial surgeon practicing in Concord and Peterborough, New Hampshire, was recently installed as a trustee of the American Dental Association (ADA) in San Francisco at the ADA FDI World Dental Congress 2019.

Dr. Rosato will serve on the ADA Board of Trustees as the trustee from the First District, which is comprised of New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont and Maine. 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. Rosato will play a major role in the organization’s objective to be America’s leading advocate for oral health.

Dr. Rosato has held a number of leadership positions within the ADA. He has served as chair of the ADA Council on Ethics, Bylaws and Judicial Affairs, as well as the ADA Election Commission. Dr. Rosato has previously served as president of the New Hampshire Dental Society and the New Hampshire Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Society. He is a member of the Saving Peoples Smiles Dental Center. The American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy have each awarded fellowships to Dr. Rosato. 

Dr. Rosato graduated with honors from the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1994 and served as chief resident of the University of Illinois Chicago, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency program in 1998. 

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