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September 20-23, 2018

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Oral Cancer Awareness Month

It’s estimated there will be 51,000 new oral and oropharyngeal cancer diagnoses in 2018. Review the ADA oral cancer guideline.


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.

2018 Virginia Meeting Registration is OPEN

Welcome to the Virginia Dental Association!

The Virginia Dental Association (VDA) is a non-profit organization of dentists committed to enhancing the professional lives of our members - 3,500 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.


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ADA 2016 Registration Opens May 4

With registration opening in one week, plan ahead by flipping through the ADA 2016 Preliminary Program. You will find CE courses, special events, Exhibit Hall hours, travel information and more.

You and your team can take advantage of 300+ continuing education courses and select from a variety of tracks such as team building, dental assisting, hygiene, hot topics and more. From communication skills to boost your practice to the wonders of mini dental implants, you’ll glean the latest insights on the most current issues.

Out of dental school for less than 10 years? Join your colleagues at the New Dentist Conference at ADA 2016, October 20-22. Take advantage of customized CE, network at the various social and professional events and relax with friends at the always popular New Dentist Reception.

Courses sell out fast, so make sure to register early. Registration opens May 4 at 9 a.m. CDT at