Industry Connections

Professional Associations:

The Academy of General Dentistry

The Academy of General Dentistry’s mission is to serve the needs and represent the interest of general dentists, to promote the oral health of the public, and to foster continued proficiency of general dentists through quality continuing dental education in order to better serve the public..

Academy of Osseointegration – AO – Implant Dentistry

Dental Implant frequently asked questions. The Academy’s primary goal is to advance the field of osseointegrated implants by fostering collaboration between representatives of different dental disciplines — oral surgery, periodontics, prosthodontics and general practice — through clinical and evidence-based research and education.

American Academy of Dental Implants

The first professional organization in the world dedicated to implant dentistry. Its membership includes general dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, periodontists, prosthodontists and others interested in the field of implant dentistry. A comprehensive list of experienced, AAID credentialed dental professionals—search by name, location, and more.

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the professional organization representing more than 9,000 oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the United States, supports its members’ ability to practice their specialty through education, research, and advocacy. AAOMS members comply with rigorous continuing education requirements and submit to periodic office examinations, ensuring the public that all office procedures and personnel meet stringent national standards.

National Assoc. of Dental Plans

NADP is the representative and recognized resource of the dental benefits industry. NADP is the largest non-profit, national trade association focused exclusively on the entire dental benefits industry, i.e. dental HMOs, dental PPOs, discount dental plans and dental indemnity products.

International Congress of Oral Implantologists

Dental Implants have changed the face of dentistry over the last 25 years. What are dental implants? What is the history of dental implants? Read  an overview on the topic of dental implants, followed by more detail in additional sections.

Research and Library Links:


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The National Library of Medicine(NLM)

The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, has been a center of information innovation since its founding in 1836. The world’s largest biomedical library, NLM maintains and makes available a vast print collection, and produces electronic information resources on a wide range of topics that are searched billions of times each year by millions of people around the globe.

Oral Cancer Information Center

The Oral Cancer Foundation is a national public service, non-profit entity. Designed to reduce suffering and save lives through prevention, education, research, advocacy, and patient support activities.

Dental Links:


Online community for dentists and allied dental professionals to network, share ideas, and discuss the latest treatment, news, and products.