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Welcome to the Idaho State Dental Association!

The ISDA represents more than 70% of Idaho dental professionals who have joined us in membership. We are a constituent of the American Dental Association (ADA), the professional organization of dentists throughout the U.S. who are dedicated to providing the best care for their patients. 

Vision Statement:

Empowering the dental profession to achieve optimal health for all Idahoans.

Mission Statement:

Help Idaho dentists succeed and support the advancement of the health of the public.

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8 Ways to Help Your Patients Be More Engaged With Their Own Care

How invested a patient is in their own health influences their relationship with you as their dental care provider. When patients are engaged with their own care, they are more likely to follow aftercare instructions, have better long-term health and be loyal to their dentist.

From incorporating automation to practicing shared decision making, learn eight ways to empower your patients to be an active part of their own care from Dr. Sharda Patel, member since 2013, who runs a family dentistry practice in Pleasanton, California. Read: 8 ways to better engage patients