Benefits of ADA/KDA Membership:

  • Strength in numbers with Congress
  • Online exposure with Find-A-Dentist
  • Networking with colleagues through
  • Helpful tools at
  • Influence oral health policy at state level
  • Enhanced patient communications with member logo
  • Reliable CE at ADA & KDA annual sessions
  • ADA Professional Product Review plus survey research
  • Stay informed with print & electronic publications
  • Support when you need it most

Fifth District members receive all the membership benefits under the umbrella of the KDA and ADA, plus…

  • Quality CE offered locally as part of your annual dues
  • Social opportunities to build camaraderie and network with local colleagues
  • Leadership opportunities beginning on the local level and expanding to state and national levels
  • Safety net programs (Peer Review and Emergency Practice Aid)
  • Classified advertising through the Fifth District monthly newsletter

Health Policy Institute

Healthy Policy Institute, a thought leader and trusted resource for critical policy knowledge, produces research briefs and survey reports on the dental profession and U.S. health care system. Visit to learn more and download information.

Stay current with respected information.

Capture the latest developments in dental research, practice and issues affecting the profession.

  • The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA), mailed monthly, and online
  • ADA News, mailed biweekly, and online
  • ADA Facebook
  • ADA Twitter

Be confident with endorsed financial programs.

ADA Members Insurance Plans and ADA Business Resources offer members options that have been researched and endorsed by the ADA and ADA Business Resources. Learn more at and ADA Member Advantage.

Save money with member discounts.

Save money when you travel with the ADA Member Travel Program. Visit and save on hotels, car rentals and air fare to ADA meetings. Members also receive significant discounts and special product offers on practice and patient materials through the ADA Catalog at

Build your community of colleagues and friends – and earn CE.

Meetings at the local and state level, as well as national meetings such as ADA annual meeting give you a variety of ways to learn, network with your peers and have fun. And if you want to earn CE when it’s convenient for you, check out and

Your patients trust you.  And when you recommend oral care products with the ADA Seal of Acceptance, you can trust that an independent scientific organization has evaluated the safety and efficacy of those products based on the latest scientific knowledge. When was the last time you reviewed the list of Accepted products? Do it today.

Submit and maintain your credentials in one central place.

The ADA and CAQH have teamed up to help streamline the paperwork process so you can spend more time with patients – and your family! Learn more about The ADA® credentialing service, powered by CAQH ProView® by visiting