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Welcome to the Ninth District Dental Association

The Ninth District Dental Society was formed in 1909 and renamed to the Ninth District Dental Association in 2002. We have a membership of over 1500 dentists in 5 counties: Westchester, Rockland, Dutchess, Orange and Putnam.

In its quest to serve both the public and the profession, the Ninth District embodies the highest ideals.

The mission of the 9th District Dental Association is to serve and support its members and the public by improving the oral health of our community through Advocacy, Continuing Education and Camaraderie.

Latest News Around the Tripartite

Data show increasing numbers of women in dentistry

The dental profession is trending toward more female dentists and more diversity overall - according to the Oral Health Workforce Research Center

Data show increasing numbers of women in dentistry

Data from the 2014-18 American Community Survey found 31.1% of 148,878 active dentists were women, up from about 25% in 2009-13, according to researchers at the Oral Health Workforce Research Center, part of the Center for Health Workforce Studies at the University at Albany. The study found female dentists overall were younger than male dentists and more likely to be racially or ethnically diverse, ADA News reported. Data from the ADA Health Policy Institute showed a trend toward increasing numbers of women enrolled in dental schools and greater diversity, with more Asian and Hispanic students.

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