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Have you updated your Find-a-Dentist profile on

Feature will figure prominently on new MouthHealthy website

May 21, 2012

By Karen Fox, ADA News staff

Have you updated your Find-a-Dentist profile on

As the launch date for the ADA’s new consumer website ““ approaches, make sure patients have access to the most up-to-date information about you and your practice.


The goal of is to provide patients with timely and credible oral health information on prevention, care and treatment in a highly engaging user experience. Consumer research has indicated that patients value a tool that can help them find dentists, so plans are in the works to feature Find-a-Dentist on every page of Member dentists are being reminded to update their profiles on Find-a-Dentist before launches in June.

As a benefit of membership in the American Dental Association, Find-a-Dentist is a great no-cost way for members to promote their practices to the public. Dentists can manage their own profiles, which include photos, practice information and a variety of other information (office address, map and hours; contact information, including practice website link; education; languages spoken; years in practice; insurance acceptance and payment options; and recognized-specialty affiliations).

As launches, Find-a-Dentist will move from and unveil a new look for its search and results pages. One new search option will allow prospective patients to search for dentists with photos, so you are encouraged to upload a photo along with your other practice information. Member profiles will still be available on as part of the Member Directory, which can only be accessed by ADA members.