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By becoming a member of organized dentistry, you will enjoy unique benefits, be part of the dental community within our region and beyond, have the opportunity to engage, network, and meet new friends and colleagues. Becoming a member of SDDS is easy; apply online at www.cda.org. One application handles your membership for SDDS, The California Dental Association (CDA) and the American Dental Association (ADA).
Who is Eligible?
A dentist shall be classified as an active member of this association who subscribes to, adheres to and is bound by the ethics and Bylaws of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, and the Sacramento District Dental Society, and who qualifies for membership under one or more of the following criteria:
Why Join SDDS, CDA and ADA?
An active member in good standing shall receive the following benefits of membership: attendance at all SDDS events at member pricing; weekly e-blasts and updates of current news, events and notifications; a subscription to the bi-monthly Nugget magazine and such other services as are provided by the SDDS, CDA and ADA.
An active member in good standing shall be eligible for election or appointment to any office, position, chairmanship, committee, delegate to the CDA and ADA House of Delegates or any such agency of this Society. An active member under a disciplinary sentence of suspension shall not be privileged to hold office, either elective or appointive, including delegate in the Sacramento District Dental Society or CDA, or to vote or otherwise participate in the election of officials of the SDDS or CDA.
Dues rates vary based on number of years practicing as a dentist (new dentists receive discounts for the first six years of membership after graduation) and the category of membership classification. Upon application, dues quotes will be provided and the member may elect to pay in a lump sum or on a monthly basis.
To apply, use the link below.
Additional Membership Options
Dual, Affiliate, Student and DHP Members in good standing shall receive the following benefits of membership: attendance at all SDDS events at member pricing; weekly e-blasts and updates of current news, events and notifications; a subscription to the bi-monthly Nugget magazine and such other services as are provided by the SDDS, CDA and ADA. Dual, Affiliate, Student and DHP Members have all the rights and privileges of active membership except the rights to hold elected office, Board positions, serve as a CDA delegate/alternate, and/or vote in any election, referendum, or meeting.
The Sacramento District Dental Society (SDDS) is here to serve you and your profession. As a part of this supportive community of dentists and dental professionals, you gain special access and pricing to continuing education, publications and media, community involvement programs, professional services and fun SDDS events!
- Human Resources Hotline (provided by the CEA): 1-888-784-4031
- Job Bank (job placement assistance)
- Guidance on ethics
- Discounts and benefits provided by our Vendor Members
- TDIC Insurance Services
- Overall camaraderie and peer networking
- The Nugget
- One Complimentary Classified Ad Per Calendar Year in the Nugget
- Discount on Display Advertising in the Nugget
- SDDS Online Membership Directory
- SDDS Vendor Member Directory