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State of the Dental Profession

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The ADA is here to help you understand the changing landscape of the dental profession and know what to expect as you prepare for graduation and begin your practice life.

Here you’ll find an overview of everything presented at the ADA Success program, as well as links to further resources.

Didn’t attend an ADA Success program at your school? Learn more about ADA Success or request a program by contacting

  • Choosing a Career Path
  • Dentist Earnings
  • Dental Utilization Trends
  • Looking Forward

Membership Info

ADA and ASDA Student Membership - Most dental students are members of the ADA and ASDA. You join both organizations at the same time. Members receive special benefits and resources to support you during school and help you prepare for your dental career. Learn more about your ADA student membership. You can find information on ASDA at

Stay in touch with the ADA after graduation. Contact us at or complete the Member Profile.

ADA Membership After Graduation - After graduation, you can continue your membership with the ADA. The first year is free and most state and local societies also offer reduced dues. If you’re going into a residency, you receive a special student rate and then pick up the free year after your program. Get on your feet and connect with your professional association to help you get there. Learn more