Florida Dentist Elected ADA’s Second Vice President
CHICAGO, Oct. 23, 2017 – Richard A. Huot, DDS, a general dentist and practice management consultant in Vero Beach, Florida, was elected second vice president of the American Dental Association (ADA) during a meeting of the ADA House of Delegates in Atlanta.
The ADA Board of Trustees formulates and reviews policies and programs and makes recommendations to the members of the ADA’s governing body, the House of Delegates. As a member of the ADA Board, Huot will play a major role in the ADA’s efforts to be America’s leading advocate for oral health.
An ADA member for 35 years, Huot has served in many leadership positions within the Association, including 21 years as a delegate to the ADA House of Delegates. After three years of active duty in the US Air Force Dental Corps, he spent the initial years of his career in Maine, and is a past president of the Maine Dental Association. He later relocated to Florida, where he practiced dentistry for 14 years. He has served as president of the Atlantic Coast District Dental Association, and is currently on the Florida Dental Association Board of Trustees.
Huot is a graduate of Boston College and obtained his dental degree at Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago.