MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES AND APPLICATIONS

ADA Direct Member (Dental School Faculty, Administrators, Consultants)

Direct membership in the American Dental Association is available to a nonpracticing dentist serving on the faculty of a dental school or receiving compensation as a dental administrator or consultant within the jurisdiction of the constituent society, but who is licensed in another jurisdiction. Forward this document to American Dental Association for approval.

Graduate Student Membership

Graduate student membership is available in the ADA to any dentist who is engaged full-time in a residency or advanced education program of not less than one academic year’s duration in a program accredited by the ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation. If you are entering a graduate program immediately following dental school graduation, graduate student membership maintains your eligibility for the ADA Recent Graduate Reduced Dues Program. Forward this document to American Dental Association for approval.

Life Members

Life members are those members who have been a member for thirty (30) consecutive years or forty (40) total years and are age sixty-five (65) years or older. Members must meet both of the requirements in order to qualify for life membership status. Life members are notified by mail when they have been elected to Life membership in the ADA.

Retired Life Members

Retired Life members are life members who are retired from a constituent society and are no longer earning any income from private practice, the performance of service as a member of the faculty of a dental school, as a dental administrator or consultant, or as a practitioner of any activity for which a license to practice dentistry is required by the state. Forward this document to Nevada Dental Association for approval. Retired Member Membership

Retired Membership is available to an active member in good standing who has been an active member and is now a retired member of a constituent society, if such exists, and is no longer earning an income from the performance of service as a member of the faculty of a dental school, as a dental administrator or consultant, or as a practitioner of any activity for which a license to practice dentistry or dental hygiene is required by the state. Forward this document to Nevada Dental Association for approval.

Tripartite Membership

Dentists in private practice in the United States and other licensed dentists. Forward this document to Nevada Dental Association for approval.

Waiver of Dues

A full or partial waiver is available to a member in good standing whose circumstances have resulted in a significant financial hardship—including disability, catastrophe, parental leave or medical illness. Charitable organization practitioners may also apply for a dues waiver if they are earning a subsistence income. Forward this document to Nevada Dental Association for approval.