Dr. David J. Manzanares was announced as the new second vice president of the ADA. Manzanares was elected at the ADA House of Delegates meeting at the 2022 ADA SmileCon annual meeting in Houston on October 15.
Manzanares has been a member of the ADA since 2009 and has served as a representative to the ADA Council on Communications from 2016 to 2020. He also served as chair of the Volunteer Engagement Program and the Council Self-Assessment Committee, as well as serving on the Spokesperson Review Committee and the Integrated Marketing Work Group. Manzanares is a graduate of the ADA Institute for Diversity in Leadership.
Manzanares is involved with other dental organizations, including the New Mexico Dental Association, the Albuquerque District Dental Society, the American Equilibration Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Manzanares graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry.