There are many excellent resources that Dr. Van Pelt recommends for additional information about dentistry. These affiliations are creditable and are endorsed throughout the dental industry.

CDA – California Dental Association

The CDA is a resource for California dentists who want to know more about the state’s leading professional dental associations.  http://www.cda.org/

ADA - American Dental Association

Founded in 1859, the American Dental Association is the oldest and largest national dental society in the world.  http://www.ada.org/aboutada.aspx

NCDS - North California Dental Society

A dental affiliation that encourages the improvement of the oral health of the public, to promote the art and science of dentistry and encourage the maintenance of high standards of professional competence and practice, and to represent the interests of the members of the dental profession and the public which it serves.  http://www.ncdental.org/ncds/default.asp

Sacramento Implant Continuem

The Sacramento Implant Continuum (SIC) is an implant course in Northern California that offers an opportunity for dentists to perform implant placement surgery on  patients. The mission of the Sacramento Implant Continuum is to provide comprehensive information and teach surgical and restorative skills to dentists and specialists that will enable them to treatment plan, place and/or restore dental implants. http://sacimplantcontinuum.com/