Dr. Chris Bogue Installed as 161st IDA President

Congratulations to Dr. Chris Bogue (Carroll), who was installed as the 161st IDA President. He and fellow board members were sworn in by ADA President Dr. Linda Edgar on May 1.

2024 Legislative Successful for Dentists and Patients

From dental insurance reform to maintaining the current structure of the Iowa Dental Board is was a busy legislative session marked with multiple successes for dentists and patients.

IMOM Receives Missouri River Historical Development Grant

Thank you to the Missouri River Historical Development for providing IMOM with a $25,000 grant and the Sioux City Dental Society for partnering with IMOM!

IDEAS24 Recap

IDEAS24 in Coralville was a successful annual session! More than 1,070 dentists, hygienists, assistants, students, other office staff, and exhibitors attended the three-day session in Coralville. We can’t wait to see you next year at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines for IDEAS25, May 8-10, 2025.

Siouxland Embracing IMOM 2024

IMOM was selected by 100+ Men & Women Who Care: Siouxland Chapter, a group that meets quarterly to select a nonprofit organization to support, and then each member of the group makes a donation of $100 to the selected nonprofit. In total, 100+ Men & Women Who Care: Siouxland Chapter donated $12,000 to IMOM 2024

IDPAC Needs Your Support

While the IDA’s presence at the Iowa Statehouse continues to grow, we need to ensure we can continue to build relationships with key legislators. Our BEST advocacy tool is IDPAC. By contributing to IDPAC, you are investing in our advocacy work and the future of dentistry in Iowa. Help us continue protecting your ability to practice and serve your patients.

IMOM Volunteer Registration Open

Be a part of the Iowa Mission of Mercy (IMOM) 15th Anniversary! Sign up today to volunteer at IMOM on October 4-5 in Sioux City!

Welcome to the Iowa Dental Association

The Iowa Dental Association (IDA) is the premier professional association representing dentists in the state of Iowa. In existence since 1863, the IDA is home to over 1,800 Iowa dentists, which represents approximately 80% of the licensed dentists in the state.  

All IDA member dentists are not only members of the IDA, but also the American Dental Association (ADA) and their local district society.

IDA’s mission is to encourage the improvement of the health of the public, to promote the art and science of dentistry, and to represent the interests of the members of the dental profession and the public which it serves.  

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