AADOM Diplomate (DAADOM)

Becoming a Diplomate of the American Association of Dental Office Management rises you above the ranks of Fellowship and Mastership.

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The Professional Distinction for Practice Administrators

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Do you have what it takes to become a DAADOM?

Becoming an AADOM Diplomate, (DAADOM), is the ultimate achievement in becoming the top in dental office management.

It’s the next level after achieving Fellowship and Mastership where you can show the dental industry you are THE best of the best as a practice administrator.

The investment is well worth the outcome for yourself and your career!

What's In It For You to Become an AADOM Diplomate?

At every AADOM Conference, we induct our members into the Diplomate Program. You’ll be honored with a traditional cap and gown ceremony as you receive your award.

Being a Diplomate distinguishes your skills and leadership from the competition. AADOM Diplomate establishes your expertise and commitment in dental office management, making you the expert’s expert.

AADOM Diplomates form a lasting bond of support along this educational journey. Imagine a network of peers sharing your dedication to professional development and celebrating success!

What are the Diplomate Program requirements?

AADOM provides you with the resources to attain and maintain your DAADOM designation. Reach out to an AADOM team member if you have any questions about the requirements below.
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You must complete the following:

  • Must be an AADOM Member in Good Standing.
  • Candidate must hold current AADOM Mastership, (MAADOM) designation.
  • Complete at least 16 hours of community service—dental or medical related.
  • Attend at least three AADOM Annual Conferences in five year period and must attend the conference the year they are being inducted.

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You must complete the following:

  • Agree to continue to adhere to AADOM’s Code of Conduct.
  • Submit and have published three articles in AADOM publications.  The deadline for article submissions is Friday, May 10, 2024 for the 2024 inductee class.
  • Have one article published in another industry publication.
  • Accrue a minimum of 150 CE credits within five years of enrollment from submission date. 75 CE must be AADOM approved. The remaining 75 CE may be ADA/CERP or AGD/PACE approved.

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You must complete the following:

  • Complete both modules of AADOM’s on-demand HIPAA Training
  • Complete AADOM’s Leadership 3.0 Educational Module
  • Submit the AADOM Diplomate Application and Fee
  • Must maintain 25 AADOM approved CE each year. These 25 CE may include up to 12 AGD-PACE and/or ADA-CERP approved CE.
  • Must attend at least three AADOM conferences within a five year period.

Submit For DAADOM

Applications for the 2024 class of Diplomates will be accepted March 1 - July 5, 2024
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Diplomate FAQs

Download our PDF to our most asked questions about the AADOM Diplomate Program.

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DAADOM Enrollment

DAADOM candidates must enroll in the program to begin the process.

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Diplomate Requirements

Download our PDF for a criteria list to complete the Dental Management Diplomate.

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DAADOM Application

Applications for the 2024 class of Diplomates will be accepted March 1 through July 5, 2024

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Take AADOM for a Test Drive

  • Download some free resources and test drive AADOM on your time. Your test drive includes:
    • 3 webcast recordings

    • 1 issue of the Observer Magazine

    • A private link to our Facebook community

    • A complimentary Q&A session with an AADOM Success Strategist

    • 1 practice management podcast

    • Bonus whitepaper from our sponsor