About us

Founded in 1951, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) is the first professional organization in the world dedicated to implant dentistry. Its membership includes general dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, periodontists, prosthodontists, and others interested in the field of implant dentistry. As a membership organization, we currently represent almost 4,000 dentists worldwide.

Our Mission

To advance the science and practice of Implant Dentistry through education, advocacy, and research support; and to serve as the credentialing standard for the profession.

Our Vision:

The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) works together in order to develop a collaborative and inclusive environment. We are focused on developing a patient-centered philosophy around excellence and compassion.

Our sole intention is to uplift the profession of implant dentistry and to make it welcoming and accessible to all communities.

Core Values

  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Equitability
  • Research
  • Education
The AAID Is Stronger Together

Through our educational offerings and credentialing program, we provide valuable expertise in the field of oral implantology—expertise that ultimately benefits the patients that dentists serve.