Welcome AVAD members and guests

Thanks for visiting us. This website is created primarily for communication purposes for members of the Vietnamese American Dentist Association (AVAD). The association was formed and publically announced in Aug 2008. The current president is Dr. Diane Tran. Please contact Dr. Tran if questions on aspects of the association arise. Questions or suggestions on the website should be directed to the webmaster, Dr. Steven Nguyen.

Preliminary Missions:

  • To provide assistance to members and the community. To encourage cooperation among members as well as to contribute to the Vietnamese Community
  • To foster and maintain dental ethics in the practice of dentistry among its members
  • To contribute towards the scientific, social, and cultural enrichment of the Vietnamese Community
  • To encourage and promote excellence of dental science through research, publications and other activities
  • Members may share professional knowledge and experience with members, and to extend a relationship and cooperation with other professional associations

  • Initial Core Goals:

  • To organize the first National conference for AVAD in 2010 and every 2 years after
  • To expand our membership with Local Association participation, and to encourage local dentists to establish Local Dental Associations in areas lacking and needing one
  • To provide an informative website to be beneficial for both Vietnamese dentists and the Vietnamese community

  • *** Coming Event ***

  • AVAD 2nd National Convention to be held in Orlando, FL, at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel on August 3-5, 2012. To book a room please CLICK HERE and inform hotel receptionists that you are with AVAD
  • Cruise to follow the Convention: "Allure of the Sea to the Caribbean". CE to be offer on this cruise leaving August 5 to August 12, 2012.
  • Further information on the Convention to follow. ...

  • A Few Points ...

  • New tamper-proof prescription pads? A good source of info can be seen at
  • Many states now require dental offices to have an AED on site