ODA Executive Director Announcement
We have exciting news to share. Oregon Dental Association’s Board of Trustees has named Barry J. Taylor, DMD, a longtime leader in the Oregon dental community, as our new Executive Director. Dr. Taylor was selected after a four-month nationwide search, led by Kittleman & Associates.
Dr. Taylor will assume his responsibilities as Executive Director of the Oregon Dental Association on July 13, 2020. As of July 10, he will step down as ODA’s President, with our current ODA President-Elect, Brad Hester, DMD taking over for the remainder of the term.
Read ODA’s full press release here.
Coronavirus Updates and Resources
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Welcome to the Oregon Dental Association!
Oregon Dental Association is dedicated to advancing the dental profession and promoting the highest standard of oral health and oral healthcare.
Established in 1893, ODA is a voluntary membership organization for Oregon dentists. We provide continuing education, advocacy and other services for dentists and public information to promote good dental health. ODA is comprised of 16 local dental societies throughout Oregon that provide continuing education and service programs in their local communities.
The American Dental Association (ADA), based in Chicago, is ODA's parent organization. ADA provides research, public information and continuing education programs. The ADA represents dentistry through national legislative and regulatory efforts and provides patient education materials on preventive care and dental health.