Who We Are

The American Association of Dental Boards is a national association that encourages the highest standards of dental education, promotes higher and uniform standards of qualifications for dental practitioners, and advocates uniform methods in the conduct, operation, and working of dental examining boards.

Membership is comprised of boards of dentistry, specialty boards (recognized by the American Dental Association), present and past members of those boards, board administrators, board attorneys, and dental and dental hygiene educators.

Our Mission

To serve as a resource by providing a national forum for exchange, development, and dissemination of information to assist dental regulatory boards with their obligation to protect the public.

AADB Aspires to Three Core Values

The AADB values protecting the nation’s oral health care consumer.

The AADB values collaboration with organized dentistry, dental education, and dental regulation.

The AADB values meeting the needs of its members.

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