The Academy of General Dentistry is a nonprofit international organization that represents the interests of general dentists and fosters their continued proficiency through continuing dental education in order to better serve the public.
The American Academy of Periodontology is a 7,500-member association of dental professionals specializing in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the gums and supporting structures of the teeth and in the placement and maintenance of dental implants.
The American Association of Endodontists is the professional organization representing endodontists, the dental specialists who save teeth through root canal treatment.
The AAOMS represents oral and maxillofacial surgeons and has over 7,000 members.
The American Association of Orthodontists has 13,500 member and their website provides information about orthodontics and orthodontists--specialists in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of dental and facial irregularities.
The American Board of Pediatric Dentistry verifies that a pediatric dentist has successfully completed both an advanced educational program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and a voluntary examination process.
The mission of the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons is to enhance surgical excellence through education and to promote fellowship amongst oral and maxillofacial surgeons.