About the ADA

The Australian Dental Association (ADA) is the peak national body for dentists. It is a voluntary member organisation with branches in every state and territory.

The ADA has three main objectives.

  • To support members by enhancing their ability to provide safe, high quality professional oral health care
  • To encourage the improvement of the oral and general health of the public
  • Promotion of the ethics, art and science of dentistry

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