2020 Speakers


Dr. John Snyder

Executive Dental Director & CEO, Permanente Dental Associates, P.C.


Dr. John Snyder completed his dental education at Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry in 1986, followed by a General Practice Residency at Hartford Hospital in Connecticut. Dr. Snyder returned to Oregon and joined Permanente Dental Associates (PDA) in 1987. Since that time he has served PDA in multiple leadership roles and in 2008 he was elected by PDA Shareholders to serve as the Dental Director and Chief Executive Officer for Permanente Dental Associates. He is currently serving in his third term.

He remains a strong advocate for evidence-based dental practice, oral health research, and medical-dental integration, and has enjoyed numerous national and international speaking opportunities to share his passion for expanding total health and wellness.