As part of the tripartite membership system, SACDS, along with California Dental Association (CDA) and the American Dental Association (ADA) offer members a multitude of resources. Everything from practice management, continuing education, legislative advocacy, student loan assistance, professional liability and personal insurance coverage, and discounts on hundreds of services and items are available to our members.
Locally SACDS provides members with patient referrals, continuing education courses several times a year, social networking opportunities with fellow members, invitations to meet with local legislators, and many others.
Did you know?
ADA offers a multitude of member benefits. For instance you can order a FREE dental fee structure survey. (a $200 value) Click here to get yours today!
Build a successful practice.
ADA Center for Professional Success at Success.ADA.org
provides practical, member-only content to help you manage your career, expand your knowledge and balance your life.
ADA Find-a-Dentist® helps promote your practice to potential patients. Visit ADA.org/MyADA
and upload a photo, add a practice description and inform potential patients of accepted insurance plans, languages spoken and practice hours.
Make informed decisions.
The ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry at EBD.ADA.org offers you a practical approach to integrating evidence into your patient care.
Healthy Policy Institute, a thought leader and trusted resource for critical policy knowledge, produces research briefs and survey reports on the dental profession and U.S. health care system. Visit ADA.org/HPI to learn more and download information.
Stay current with respected information.
Capture the latest developments in dental research, practice and issues affecting the profession.
- The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA), mailed monthly, and online
- ADA News, mailed biweekly, and online
- ADA Facebook
- ADA Twitter
Be confident with endorsed financial programs.
ADA Members Insurance Plans and ADA Business Resources offer members options that have been researched and endorsed by the ADA and ADA Business Resources. Learn more at Insurance.ADA.org
and ADA Member Advantage
Save money with member discounts.
Save money when you travel with the ADA Member Travel Program. Visit ADA.org/travel
and save on hotels, car rentals and air fare to ADA meetings. Members also receive significant discounts and special product offers on practice and patient materials through the ADA Catalog at ADA.org/store
Build your community of colleagues and friends – and earn CE.
Meetings at the local and state level, as well as national meetings such as ADA annual meeting give you a variety of ways to learn, network with your peers and have fun. And if you want to earn CE when it’s convenient for you, check out JADA.ADA.org
Your patients trust you. And when you recommend oral care products with the ADA Seal of Acceptance, you can trust that an independent scientific organization has evaluated the safety and efficacy of those products based on the latest scientific knowledge. When was the last time you reviewed the list of Accepted products? Do it today.
Access the ADA Dental Library.
With thousands of resources at your fingertips, the ADA Library and Archives allows you to access unique and extensive collections of electronic, print, and archival material related to dentistry. Search on your own or utilize the team of experienced library professionals to assist you. You can also access an extensive array of studies and research through database portals such as DynaMed, Dental & Oral Science Source (DOSS) and the Cochrane Library.
Visit ADA.org/library or Ask Your ADA Librarian to begin your research.
Link to Library and Archives: http://www.ada.org/en/member-center/ada-library/
Ask your ADA Librarian who will direct them to email@example.com.
Submit and maintain your credentials in one central place.
The ADA and CAQH have teamed up to help streamline the paperwork process so you can spend more time with patients – and your family! Learn more about The ADA® credentialing service, powered by CAQH ProView® by visiting ada.org/credentialing