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September 20-23, 2018

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2017 ADA Highlights Video

As ADA member dentists continued to raise the bar for the profession, we are proud to join you in celebrating our shared success.

Welcome to the Virginia Dental Association!

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The Virginia Dental Association (VDA) is a non-profit organization of dentists committed to enhancing the professional lives of our members - 3,700 of the best and brightest dentistry has to offer.  Together, we champion better oral health care for all Virginians.

It’s been ​over 145 years since a small group of nine dentists founded the "Virginia State Dental Association". Since then we’ve grown to become a constant trusted resource for ​Virginia dentists and their patients.

Welcome. We’re glad you’re here.


National Rx Summit

National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit

The National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit is the largest national collaboration of physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, nurse practitioners and other clinicians, organizational leaders from US government agencies, state and local governments, business, academia, clinicians, treatment providers, counselors, educators, advocates and others working to impact the Rx drug abuse epidemic. Due to the rise in heroin abuse and deaths, the Summit has expanded to include topics relating to heroin. Learn the latest research from CDC, NIDA, NIH, University Medical Centers and other experts.  In addition, the Summit has partnered with Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) to identify, design and deliver cutting-edge Continuing Education Programs in 10 breakout tracks for conference attendees.  Those registered by February 29 receive discounted rates.

A partial listing of keynote speakers includes:
·        Tom Vilsack, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

·        Michael Botticelli, Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy

·        Vice Admiral Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, United States Surgeon General

·        Dr. Francis S. Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health

·        Dr. Tom Frieden, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

·        Dr. Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner, Food & Drug Administration

·        Charles P. Rosenberg, Acting Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration

·        Dr. Nora D. Volkow, Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse
The Rx Summit will be held March 28th – 31st in Atlanta, GA at the Westin Peachtree Plaza. For more information about the Rx Summit, and to JOIN US in fighting this epidemic, visit us at