The Memphis Dental Society (MDS) is a professional organization representing nearly 400 licensed dentists in the greater Memphis area. Our mission is to to encourage the improvement of the oral health of the public, to promote the art and science of dentistry, and to represent the interests of its members and the public, which it serves. MDS is a component society of the Tennessee Dental Association (TDA) and the American Dental Association(ADA) meaning our members have tripartite membership.