The Northern District Dental Society is an 1300 member organization representing the dental profession in the twelve county greater Atlanta area. The counties covered by NDDS are: Barrow, Clayton, Dekalb, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Henry, Morgan, Newton, Rockdale, and Walton. The Society is divided into seven Branches to offer more services at the grassroots level.
NDDS is a component of the Georgia Dental Association, which along with the American Dental Association, form the three levels of organized dentistry.
The programs and services offered by the Northern District to the public and the dental profession it serves include: dental health education projects and activities, continuing dental education programs, legislative involvement with issues impacting the quality of dental care, bi-monthly newsletter, membership recognition programs, involvement in and support of other community organizations, placement service for positions in dental offices, grievance mediation and peer review and, of course, this web page.