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ADA Dental Experience and Research Exchange (DERE)™

The ADA DERE will impact practices, patients, populations and the dental profession.

Connect Your Practice, Improve Health

ADA’s Dental Experience and Research Exchange (DERE) puts the expertise of the dentist community at your fingertips through shared clinical experiences. The protected, easy-to-use platform connects participating dentists across the country to help deliver data that can help make a difference to your practice and patients.

Who can participate in DERE?

All dental practices that use Open Dental Version 19.3 or higher.

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Don't Use Open Dental Version 19.3 or Higher?

Coming Soon: Integration with Dentrix and Epic. Submit your information to stay notified when additional Practice Management Systems are compatible with DERE.

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Program Information


What Is DERE?

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DERE is an independent outcomes assessment, research and reporting program intended to promote excellence in dental care.

How it works

Benefits for Your Practice

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Through a personalized dashboard, analyzing your practice outcomes and making evidence-based clinical decisions has never been easier.

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Enrollment Checklist

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Ready to enroll? Onboarding is 5 short steps, but you’ll need a few pieces of information to get started.

Download checklist PDF

User Guides


Frequently Asked Questions

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How does your practice provide data? How is your DERE account protected? Get answers to these commonly asked questions.

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Troubleshooting Guide

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Need assistance establishing your DERE connection? Not sure how to generate your personalized reports? Find out how to get un-stuck.

View the help guide

Questions? Contact Us

Participating Practice Management Systems