Dr. Robert A. Faiella has been appointed president of the American Dental Association (ADA). Prior to becoming president, Faiella served as the ADA's president-elect from 2011-2012. His prior roles with the ADA includes serving for four years on the ADA Board as the trustee from the 1st District, which represents Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. In addition, Faiella served from 2009 to 2011 as chairman and sole director of ADA Business Enterprises, Inc., (ADABEI), a wholly owned subsidiary of the ADA. He is a former president of the Massachusetts Dental Society. Faiella has two Bachelor's degrees from Villanova University and a D.M.D. degree from Fairleigh Dickenson University School of Dental Medicine. He earned his graduate training in periodontology as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, as well as a Masters of Medical Science degree from Harvard Medical School.
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