John J. Snyder, DMD, completed his dental education at Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry in 1986. After completing 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 CEO for Permanente Dental Associates. He is currently serving in his second term.
He has remained a strong advocate for evidence-based dental practice, oral health research and medical-dental integration throughout his career, and has enjoyed numerous national and international speaking opportunities to share his passion for expanding total health and wellness.