Join us for our upcoming events in May with Special Guest ADA President, Dr. Linda Edgar!

Join us at Newport Polo Club for Raffles, Food, Drinks & Polo!

Saturday, June 22 4:00pm-7:00pm

Celebrate 20 Wins in 2023

Explore accomplishments from the ADA and your Society at ADA.org/wins

New Acute Pain Guideline

Read recommendations on managing acute dental pain in patients over age 12.

Continuing education

Convenient CE courses for you and your team.

Check in on yourself

Assess your levels of well-being with this Mayo Clinic tool.

Register for PNDC!

Join us at PNDC 2024, May 9-11, for three days of CE (earn 20+ credits), dental exhibits, special events and more for one low price!

Welcome to the Rhode Island Dental Association

The Rhode Island Dental Association (RIDA) is a professional organization of Rhode Island dentists dedicated to the service of the public and advancement of the profession through education, advocacy, and member services. We serve as our members' main source of information on oral health in Rhode Island. RIDA members have access to local, state and federal political advocacy, Continuing Education, marketing services and more.

The RIDA is also an invaluable resource for the general public. Whether you are looking for a dentist close to you, want to learn the latest on oral health or have questions about oral health, the Rhode Island Dental Association is here to help you.

Members of the RIDA have made a special commitment to uphold the ethical code, practice standards and mission of the RIDA: to improve the dental health of the public and to promote the art and science of dentistry.

Congressman urges funding increase for health care training

May 10, 2024
ADA says it would improve health care access
House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, D-N.J., is urging the Health Resources and Services Administration to increase training funding for dentists and physicians in underserved communities through the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program. The ADA previously expressed support for the education program, stating it would help to improve health care access. Read the full article.