Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity

Alpha Omega is the oldest international dental organization and was founded in Baltimore, Maryland in 1907 by a group of dental students originally to fight discrimination in dental schools. Today it is primarily an educational and philanthropic organization. There are chapters and members in cities and dental schools in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Israel, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. Alpha Omega represents about 5,000 active dentists and dental students worldwide and has its headquarters in Rockville, Maryland. Website: www.ao.org