member benefits

Becoming a member is easy and the benefits are vast! Below are some reasons to become a member today.

Why Become a Member?

Articles/ information in Outlook and Bulletin (Southern Dental Society’s online journal).

Articles/ information in both the NJDA Journal and the NJDA Advocate, an online newsletter.

Direct telephone access to Southern Dental Society & New Jersey Dental Association staff who are knowledgeable on issues like dental education, dental benefits programs, practice management, legislative and regulatory initiatives.

Peer Review – an expeditious way to resolve patient complaints concerning the appropriateness of the care they have received without going to the State Board. Member dentists may also submit cases involving disputes with a third party dental consultant involving quality/ appropriateness of care.

Volunteer opportunities both within organized dentistry and through networking with other members, community service opportunities.

Legal Assistance – direct access to NJDA attorneys for free legal advice on any matter affecting your practice.

Free advice on dental benefits programs including contracts, claims submission, and through the Claims resolution Program help with individual claim payments.

Educational opportunities both on the local level (Southern Dental Society) and the state & national level (NJDA & ADA).

Dues payment options – they are not due in a “lump sum”.

Annual “Garden State Dental Expo” – the annual meeting that brings together dental professionals from all over the state of new Jersey for educational opportunities, fellowship, networking, practice management assistance as well as direct one on one access to NJDA staff.

Access to the political process as it relates to the dental profession. NJDA has a full-time government affairs team that is dedicated to working for you, the dental professional. Membership gives you direct access to this team.

You must be a paid NJDA member to join our site. There is no additional fee to join our site. If you are not currently an NJDA Member, please click here.

To become a Southern Dental Society member, click here or call 856-768-7786.