The Association of Dental Implant Auxiliaries (ADIA) is an organization dedicated to the education and advancement of every auxiliary member of the dental implant team. It is dedicated to promoting implant dentistry as a collaboration between team members where each member plays a valuable and indispensable role. The ADIA provides a vehicle for auxiliaries to advance their education and contribute to the field of implant dentistry.

The ADIA is open to all office management and clinical team members and provides continuing education, internationally, nationally and regionally. The ADIA is a component society of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI), the world’s largest dental implant society.

ADIA Mission Statement

To provide outstanding continuing education and training to the entire dental implant auxiliary team thereby giving them the knowledge, confidence and skills to be an integral and indispensable member of the dental implant team.

Achieving our mission

The Association of Dental Implant Auxiliaries provides high quality, cost effective continuing education on the international, national and regional level. The ADIA holds multiple day meetings around the world in conjunction with the ICOI symposia. These meeting bring cutting edge implant education to our members and help foster comradery and the exchange of ideas with our colleagues from around the globe.

The ADIA has also established educational criteria and training for dental auxiliary certification.  These certification programs are tailored to specific members of the dental implant team. Whether you are an office administrator, implant coordinator, dental assistant or hygienists, the programs provide a thorough and detailed education that showcases the most up to date information and strengthen your position as an indispensable dental implant team member.

The ADIA holds Table Clinic Presentations at its meetings. This forum allows all dental implant auxiliaries to share their knowledge and experience. Table Clinics are 5-10 minute presentations given via laptop and presented multiple times throughout the session. They are an excellent way of sharing your knowledge and experience with your peers and colleagues and are part of the requirements for Fellowship credentialing.

Be part of the ADIA

Implants are one of the most successful treatment modalities in dentistry. The number of implants being placed is growing annually. As such, the need for highly trained and qualified dental implant auxiliaries is also growing. The ADIA will provide you with the training, motivation and confidence to enhance and expand your career.  See you at the next meeting!!

Working Together

The ADIA strives to respond to its member needs and requests by providing our members with high quality programs and educational materials for minimal dues.  In an effort to share our collective experience and knowledge, the ADIA invites all its member to write articles, clinical tips, case studies and questions that we can utilize for publication.  ADIA symposia also provide our member the opportunity to conduct a table clinic presentation and share your experiences, ideas and expertise.   Be an active member of the ADIA and become part of our educational community!

Local programs

The ADIA encourages groups and office to host auxiliary programs locally.  We work with a core group of leading educators and clinicians that are available to assist you in designing and hosting an educational program specifically tailored to your target audience.   Education is lifelong endeavor and the ADIA is here to help you locally, nationally and around the globe.