The Association of Dental Implant Auxiliaries (ADIA) is a component society of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI), the world’s largest dental implant society and is dedicated to the education and advancement of every auxiliary member of the dental implant team. The ADIA is open to all office management and clinical team members and provides a vehicle for auxiliaries to advance their education and contribute to the field of implant dentistry.


Be part of the ADIA

Implants are one of the most successful treatment modalities in dentistry and the number of implants being placed is growing annually.  As such, the need for highly trained and qualified dental implant auxiliaries is also growing.  The ADIA will provide you with the training, motivation and confidence to enhance and expand your career.



  • Continuing Education Units
  • Certification Programs
  • ADIA Webinars
  • Access to archive of implant dentistry articles
  • ICOI’s Digital Glossary of Implant Dentistry, a comprehensive guide to implant terminology
  • ADIA’s Guide to Simplifying Implant Dentistry – a digital handbook
  • Newsletters and digital journals
  • Discounted Tuition to all ADIA and ICOI sponsored programs
  • Mentoring by experienced professionals in the field of implant dentistry
  • ICOI/ADIA website membership listing at
  • Lecturing and publishing opportunities
  • A network of colleagues to associate with and share experiences


Advanced credentials

The ADIA values every team member’s contribution to implant dentistry and offers its members the opportunity to distinguish themselves by recognizing their educational and professional achievements.  The ADIA offers three different levels of advanced credentials: Certified Implant Auxiliary, Advanced Certified Implant Auxiliary and Fellowship.


The distinction of being a credentialed member of the ADIA offers:

  • Higher level of skill which benefits your career, your patients, your practice and your profession
  • Increased confidence in your capabilities as an auxiliary
  • Public recognition of professional achievement
  • Higher professional status and distinction among your peers
  • Satisfaction of advanced education
  • Increased value to your implant team
  • Access to special programs and benefits offered only to credentialed members