Welcome to the Greater Houston Dental Society
The Greater Houston Dental Society (GHDS) is the local component of the Texas Dental Association (TDA) and the American Dental Association (ADA). Founded in 1904, the GHDS is the fourth largest component (local) society in the United States with over 1,600 member dentists. Our members are committed to providing the highest quality oral health care to the Greater Houston community and are dedicated to the principles of ethics, professional advancement, and advocacy.
The mission of the Greater Houston Dental Society through education, services, and advocacy supports the area's dental profession in providing quality and ethical oral health care.
The purpose of the Greater Houston Dental Society is to unite the dentists of the greater Houston district, to promote and maintain high professional and moral standards, to advance the science of dentistry by research and cooperation with allied professional organizations, to protect the interests of its members and of the general public, and to act in a representative capacity for the profession.