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Why is the ADA so Valuable to its Members?

The ADA supports its members at the national, state and local levels.

From helping you manage your practice more efficiently and advocating on your behalf in Washington, D.C., to offering you tools and resources to find the answers you’re looking for, we’re there every step of the way.

If you're thinking about membership, you're in the right place. We're glad you're here!

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We Help Our Members Succeed

Take a tour of the ADA Center for Professional Success website.

ADA member resources can save you time, money and effort. Featured resources include:

The Center for Professional Success, a website that provides members with practice-management content.
Discounted items from the ADA Catalog, like the latest CDT products.
Endorsed-provider benefits from ADA Business Resources, which offers members preferred pricing on business products and services.

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We've Got Your Back

Watch a video about the ADA's dedication to dentistry and its members.

We champion the profession in your hometown, your state capitol and Washington, D.C. Our advocacy efforts include:

Lobbying for the dental profession and monitoring key issues at the federal and local levels.
Creating programs like Action for Dental Health, a nationwide, community-based movement aimed at ending the dental health crisis facing America today.
Promoting high standards of professionalism with the ADA Principles of Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct.

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We Keep Our Members Informed

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With award-winning publications and timely email communications, the ADA provides members with current and relevant dental news. ADA publications include:

ADA News, the leading source of important news affecting dentistry.
The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA), a reliable, peer-reviewed source of information on dentistry and dental science.
ADA Professional Product Review, which features reviews of dental products conducted by ADA members.

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We Provide Value at Every Level

ADA Member Testimonial Video: Click to play.
Watch testimonials from ADA members about their experience with organized dentistry.

ADA members receive value at every level — local, state and national. Here’s how:

Ensuring that dentistry has a voice in your state capital.
Making a difference in the lives of your patients, from peer review to volunteer opportunities.
Helping you keep your practice running smoothly, from balancing the books to keeping your schedule full.
Connecting you with other dental professionals at state and local dental society meetings to help build your network of colleagues.

Find Your State and Local Dental Society