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Founded in 1897, the Metro Denver Dental Society (MDDS) is a professional association devoted to the advancement of the dental profession and oral health awareness. We pledge to provide the highest level of service to members, offer educational opportunities, promote ethical standards of practice and advocate for the health of our communities. Our 2,000+ member dentists, representing more than 70% of all the licensed dentists in the metro Denver area, are dedicated to the patients that depend on them for care by influencing positive health outcomes with unrelenting attention to quality patient care. We endeavor to improve the well-being of all individuals by promoting optimal, lifelong oral health in metro Denver. MDDS is a not-for-profit component society of the American Dental Association dedicated to providing the most up-to-date industry information to the dental community it serves.


MDDS is the oral health authority committed to its members and the community of the Rocky Mountain Region.


MDDS is dedicated to supporting our members, promoting the highest ethical practice of dentistry; providing continuing professional education, including a premier annual dental convention; oral health education and outreach to the community


MDDS is governed by a Constitution and Bylaws. Click here for more information on these.

MDDS Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Statement

The Metro Denver Dental Society strives to model diversity, equity and inclusion in everything we do. We believe this fosters an innovative and dynamic culture and leads to sustainable results. This environment allows us to further advance the dental profession in the metro Denver area, improve the oral health of the public and promote equity and access to oral health.

We resolve to promote and maintain an environment that honors and respects the dignity, uniqueness and worth of each person in order to empower each member of our organization to participate in our vision of improving oral health for our community.

All actively practicing MDDS members are licensed to practice dentistry in the state of Colorado. Among the benefits provided to MDDS members are continuing education, legislative liaison, peer review and patient relations programs, community service programs, inter-professional and public relations, insurance benefits, financial and legal services, a staff referral service, subscriptions to local, state and national dental publications, and a professional library, in addition to other services. From people to organizations, MDDS will help you get in touch with whomever or whatever you need.


The Metro Denver Dental Society is a not-for-profit component society of the American Dental Association and the Colorado Dental Association.

The MDDS is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. MDDS designates courses for the number of CE hours listed with each course. MDDS credits are approved by the AGD for Fellowship and Mastership credits.

Course Disclaimer: MDDS makes every effort to present high caliber speakers in their respective areas of expertise. MDDS courses are offered as information only and not as financial, accounting, legal or other professional advice. Attendees must consult with their own professional advisers. In addition, each participant must decide the merit and practicality of the material presented. The ideas and comments expressed during the courses are not necessarily endorsed by or are those of MDDS. MDDS warns attendees about the potential risks of using limited knowledge when integrating new techniques into your practices.