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ADA Presidents Album


Doctor Saporito, of Newark, New Jersey, became the one­hundred-and-ninth president of the Association at the 1972 meeting in San Francisco. The House of Delegates adopted policies regarding Health Maintenance Organizations and the use of radiographs in dental care programs. Doctor Saporito served the Association for six years as a member of the Board of Trustees and for eight years as a member of the House of Delegates. He was first vice president during 1963-1964. Doctor Saporito was a general practitioner and an educator. He was an instructor in dentistry and oral surgery at Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery from 1922 to 1948, and later was assistant clinical pro­fessor in dentistry at the university. He was born in 1899 in New Jersey.

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Content comprises text (a brief biography and historical highlights), facsimile of autograph and a photographic portrait for each ADA President from 1860 to 1977.