ADA Theatre

The Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry will be closed to the public Monday, September 2nd, in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. We will reopen Tuesday, September, 3rd at our normal time. Enjoy your holiday weekend!

American Dental Association Exhibit Panel

Enjoy a variety of fun movies about oral health in our very own personal theater.


Dental PSAs -Travel through time to see the Public Service Announcements of different generations.

Teeth in Popular Culture - Watch these video clips to see how dentistry and oral health have been incorporated into some of the media's most well known programming.

Dental Associations and Organizations - Learn about the different associations and organizations that someone in the oral health field can be a part of, and what they are doing for the public.

How and Why You Should Take Care of Your Mouth - Discover the methods and the reasoning behind taking care of your mouth. Follow along with videos for brushing and flossing.

Being a Dentist - Ever wonder what it takes to be an oral health professional? Watch these videos to discover the career path and responsibility of an oral health professional.

Dental Health - Watch these videos for a general overview on the questions your dentist would be happy to explain. From teeth grinding to severe toothaches, learn the basics of dental health.


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Smithsonian Affiliate Membership
The University of Maryland, Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry is a proud affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.