National Dental Association
The National Dental Association offers support, information and continuing education opportunities to African American dentists throughout the United States and in other countries. There are over 7,000 members active in the NDA in the United States and in other countries. The National Dental Association promotes and helps to provide dental health practices to those who are of lower income or those who needs help with medical care, in particular dental care.
The NDA hosts lectures, for dental groups that involve experienced speakers with the experience needed to advise and educate dentists and their staff as to appropriate diagnosing, continuing education courses, financial planning, and internet marketing for dental practice, opportunities for scholarships, and other opportunities for those persons wishing to continue their education in dentistry. Exhibitors at NDA dental shows promote products used by dental industry practitioners, but also provide information on services offered that may be beneficial to all providers of dental health services.
Vendors at the NDA dental conferences create opportunities to promote their services and create person to person business and merchandising contacts with dentistry professionals by showing the dental services dental companies have to offer. Exhibitors at NDA dental conferences offer products and dental tool demonstrations primary to dental cleanings, dental repair, cosmetic dentistry enhancements, dental hygiene as well as multiple other dental uses. Other possible dental practice services advertised by dental vendors are the many internet dental marketing opportunities as well as marketing planning for dental practices offline, management techniques for successful dental practice, dental insurance costs and advice, demonstrations of equipment used by dental hygienists, dental assistants and dental specialists. Information about dental colleges, continuing dental education for dental hygienists and dental assistants and other dental practice staff is available as well as exams and continuing ed for first year dental practitioners.