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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.
Membership in the AADB is organized in the following categories:
Member Agency - boards of dentistry of any state, district, dependency or province of Canada.
Specialty Board Member – specialty boards recognized by the American Dental Association.
Active Member – anyone who serves or has served on a dental board, is a board administrator or is a board attorney.
Associate Member – anyone who is employed to examine on behalf of a dental board, is an examiner for a specialty board (recognized by the American Dental Association), or is a full or part-time faculty member of a school or program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.
Life Member – active and associate members who:
1. have maintained membership for the past ten consecutive years and reached
the age of 70.
2. have maintained membership for the past six consecutive years and pay a fee
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