ADA Presidents Album
Doctor Alstadt, of Little Rock, became the ninety-fourth president of the Association at the 1957 meeting in Miami Beach. He was one of the most active presidents, speaking to dental societies in more than 40 states. Doctor Alstadt, an orthodontist, was the Twelfth District trustee from 1951 to 1956. He had been a member of the House of Delegates for several years. He was active in the American Association of Orthodontists and was a member of its Board of Directors. Doctor Alstadt served as president of the Arkansas board of dental examiners in 1949-1950. He served as a consultant to the Secretary of Defense and to the surgeon general of the Navy. Doctor Alstadt was prominent as a lecturer and author of articles on dentistry. He was born in Illinois in 1916.
American Dental Association, "ADA President 1957-1958: William Robert Alstadt" (1977). ADA Presidents. 5.