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New Graduates

Welcome to the Profession

There are so many unknowns right now, but one known you can count on – the ADA stands with you. Your 163,000 member colleagues congratulate you on your extraordinary accomplishment and are excited to welcome you to the profession.

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Explore resources and information developed to help the dental profession with the impact of Covid-19.

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2020 Graduates

ADA membership is free for 18 months after graduation. Sign up at

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New Dental Graduate

One Dental Community

Staying connected matters now more than ever. Take advantage of valuable resources and up-to-date news affecting dentistry. ADA national dues are $0 for your first 18 months after you graduate and $0 for the duration of a graduate program*.


Get Licensed

Keep track of state licensing as it responds to Covid-19.

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Connect with Colleagues

Follow the New Dentist Now blog to read stories from your peers.

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Claim your Gift

To celebrate your graduation, 2020 graduates get free access to ADA Dental Drug eBook.

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Access ADA Library

Access eJournals, eBooks, evidence-based tools, including MEDLINE, Cochrane Library, DynaMed® and one-one-one research help.

Explore the library.

Congrats from the ADA President

Check out Dr. Gehani’s words of wisdom for our newest colleagues

New Graduate

Build the Career You Want

Regardless of your next career step – creating a strong foundation is imperative. Check out resources that can help you build the career you want.


Access Free CE

New graduates can access free online education 24/7 at

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Save Money

Refinance with Laurel Road and save money on student loan repayment.

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Find a Job

Work with ADA Practice Transitions to find your ideal job (or practice to purchase) with support from your ADA Advisor.

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Make Informed Decisions

Explore resources on wellness and practice management and use the ADA® Third Party Payer Concierge™.

Discover practice resources.

Accelerate Your Career with our online, on-demand hub for access to financial, leadership and work/life balance tools that can help you accelerate your life, your way. Check out

Your state and local dental societies offer even more resources and services for dentists. Connect with your state today.

*state and local dues may apply