David J. Manzanares, D.D.S., elected ADA second vice president

General dentist hails from Albuquerque, New Mexico

ADA second vice president: David J. Manzanares, D.D.S., addresses the House of Delegates Oct. 15. Photo by EZ Event Photography

Houston - David J. Manzanares, D.D.S., was declared elected as the second vice president of the ADA Oct. 15 at the House of Delegates.

Dr. Manzanares, a general dentist in Albuquerque, New Mexico, ran unopposed for the position. He most recently served on the ADA Council on Communications from 2016-20 where he was also chair of the Volunteer Engagement Program, chair of the Council Self-Assessment Committee, part of the Spokesperson Review Committee and a member of the Integrated Marketing Workgroup.

"I am the next generation of dentists, and I will carry that voice," Dr. Manzanares told the House of Delegates.

Dr. Manzanares graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City for dental school in 2009. He has also served as the pre-dental adviser at New Mexico State University and was a faculty member at Dona Ana Community College, teaching radiology to dental hygiene students.

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