American Association of Dental Boards Appoints New Director


Bobby J. Carmen, DDS, MAGD

The American Association of Dental Boards

The newest addition to the AADB Board of Directors is Bobby J. Carmen, DDS, MAGD from Oklahoma.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, USA, March 31, 2022 / — The newest addition to the AADB Board of Directors is Bobby J. Carmen, DDS, MAGD of Oklahoma. Effective today, he has been appointed to the post of secretary.

Chairman James A. Sparks, DDS, who also served on the Oklahoma Board of Dentistry, knows some of the local regulatory challenges and notes “Dr. Carmen will bring a wealth of experience and perspective to this important national position to help our members in their mission to protect the public.

Dr. Carmen has a long list of unique qualifications and experiences to prepare him for his new role. He served as an assistant dental officer where he provided dental services to shore establishments and task forces of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force and other authorized personnel. He also completed a six-week freelance assignment providing comprehensive dental services to 250 Marines and Sailors at Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif. Additionally, Dr. Carmen completed a general medicine residency with the United States Navy where he provided health care services and health promotion activities to a population of 67,000 and an annual average of 90,000. trainees at the Navy’s largest training base. Additionally, Dr. Carmen has also completed rotations in Anesthesia, Oral Surgery, Exodontics, Endodontics, Periodontics, Prosthodontics, and Comprehensive Dentistry. Dr. Carmen is currently working in private practice.

AADB Executive Director Dr. Tonia Socha-Mower notes “Dr. Carmen has impressed many AADB members over the years with her leadership on the AADB Program Committee and the AADB Board of Directors is delighted to welcome Dr. Carmen to our leadership team. . The American Association of Dental Boards is a national association that encourages the highest standards of dental education by promoting higher and uniform standards of qualification for dental practitioners. Members are made up of boards of dentistry, boards of higher education, current and past members of these boards, board administrators, board attorneys, educators, practitioners, and other stakeholders in oral health.

You can view Dr. Bobby Carmen’s Letter of Intent here.
You can consult the Curriculum Vitae of Dr. Bobby Carmen by clicking on this link.

Tonia Socha Mower
American Association of Dental Boards
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