Maybe you’ve noticed that Dr. Mark Jensen, DDS is a member of the American Dental Association. Or maybe you’ve seen the “ADA accepted” logo on your toothpaste container. Here are a few frequently asked questions about The American Dental Association (ADA).
What is the American Dental Association (ADA)?
The ADA is America’s largest dental association with over 161,000 members and representation in all 50 states.
What does the ADA do?
• It provides accurate information about dentistry, catered toward both dentists and patients
• Member dentists receive benefits such as insurance plans, travel savings, discounts on ADA products, a sense of accreditation from their customers
• The ADA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of ADA, offers scholarships for dental students, provides disaster relief to members in need, and advocates for children’s healthy teeth.
What is the ADA Seal of Acceptance?
The ADA is the gold standard for dental products. Oral care companies submit very detailed data from several clinical or lab studies which test the product’s safety and efficacy. Once they get a notification in writing of approval from the ADA they can then begin to include the “ADA accepted” logo on their products. This increases consumer trust and investment in the product.
As Dr. Mark Jensen, DDS is a member of the ADA, you can trust Mark S. Jensen DDS & Associates to give you time-tested, well-regulated dental care. Call us at 913-553-3046 to set up an appointment.