Member Benefits

The BCDS is an independent district dental society, a component of the New York State Dental Association and the American Dental Association. Enjoy the benefits of all three. 

Membership in the New York State Dental Association is all about bringing you value. You have made a significant investment in yourself and your career. NYSDA helps you protect that investment. Becoming a member elevates the profession and unites dentists. Whether you're a new dentist who is just starting out, or a seasoned professional on the verge of retirement, we're ready to provide you the tools and information you need to be successful!

Our members are a diverse group of professionals held to the highest ethical standards. Ranging in age from 25 to 95, our members come from all over the world to practice in the State of New York. A few membership highlights are listed below. Explore our website for complete membership details!

Membership for Licensed Dentists

All dentists licensed to practice in New York are invited to become members of NYSDA. Joining our state-focused organization also includes your national membership with the American Dental Association, as well as your local component dental society. This powerful, three-tiered structure ensures quality resources are always at your fingertips.

Membership for Students and Residents

Whether you're a student member of the American Student Dental Association or a graduate student entering your residency, NYSDA offers benefits specifically for you. NYSDA offers $0 dues for residents.

The first few years out of dental school are exciting, but also filled with questions and anxieties. You've got a lot on your plate. NYSDA recognizes the challenges New Dentists face, and has created a Survival Guide Series of webinars to address the topics on your mind. NYSDA hosted a series of five interactive sessions with experts in each field, including colleagues who have been in your shoes. View recordings and tip sheets of past programs.

Member Support

NYSDA members have access to a full support staff, including your Membership ConciergeAs a member, you can contact us with questions on continuing education, licensure or simply anything related to the business of being a dentist. We offer many services specifically tailored for dentists in New York such as:

These support options are offered to help our members solve problems, reduce stress, stay educated on latest techniques and network within our community.