Benefits of Membership
Required Courses - Free to CFDDA Members and their dental hygienists.
2019 Membership Renewal to the ADA, FDA and CFDDA is required for tests to be accepted
If you have not yet renewed go to: www.floridadental.org
To access the test page on this website, you must have your ADA # available and your personal password. If you do not have this, go to: ADA log in assistance or 312-440-2500.
Please look to your left at the column of pages listed, click on Required Courses.
Thank you to Digital Resource, a CFDDA Gold Meeting Sponsor, for providing assistance in getting the online tests onsite. For more information about Digital Resource, click here.
Below and throughout this page are just a few of the outstanding membership benefits you enjoy as a member of the ADA, Florida Dental Association and the Central Florida District Dental Association.
Advocacy – The ADA and FDA lobbyists monitor bills and issues that affect dentistry. Visit ada.org/advocacy for info on issues impacting dentistry.
FREE Continuing Education — Central Florida District Dental Association’s Annual Meeting, May 3-4, 2019. 12 CEUs available at no cost to CFDDA Members and their dental team members. The 2019 CFDDA Annual Meeting Brochure will be posted January 2019.
Peer Review - Avoid costly litigation by utilizing the members' only peer review service. Contact the CFDDA office for more information.
Free Online Continuing Education — FDA’s online CE program and the CFDDA online required courses are now available.
Course credits posted to CE Broker on your behalf after course attendance at the FDA, CFDDA and affiliate levels.
Promotion of the Profession — Press Releases, Events, Social Media …
Affiliate (local dental societies) Dental Association Membership and Meetings.
Publications — JADA, Today’s FDA, the FDA’s News Bites, the FDA's Capitol Report, the CFDDA Newsletter, CFDDA E-News, and more!
FDA Services, Inc., providing a variety of high quality insurance programs at competitive rates.
FDA’s Crown Savings Program — save time and money to grow and run your practice.
FDASupplies.com — check it out and save money: fdaservices.com/affiliate/fdasupplies
Peer Review — avoid costly legal fees and malpractice suits.
Three websites to visit with current and informative information: www.ada.org, www.floridadental.org and
Contract Analysis – The ADA Contract Analysis Service analyzes third-party managed-care contracts to inform you in clear language about the provisions of the contracts so you can make informed decisions.
Legal Resources – Legal questions and answers are an educational service of the FDA for members only. They have been prepared by FDA legal staff based on years of experience.
Volunteer leadership opportunities – we need YOU! Go to: Area of Interest Form
Opportunities to give back to community both locally and statewide. Coming up: FLA MOM – March 24-25, 2017 – Pensacola, Florida.
Free Florida and HIPAA Compliance Forms.
Networking and social opportunities with your peers. Attend one of our University of Florida events for a great opportunity to meet a your potential future associate!
For a comprehensive list of benefits from the Florida Dental Association - Member Benefits.
A Unifed Profession … the Power of Three!!
Build a successful practice.
ADA Center for Professional Success at Success.ADA.org
provides practical, member-only content to help you manage your career, expand your knowledge and balance your life.
ADA Find-a-Dentist® helps promote your practice to potential patients. Visit ADA.org/MyADA
and upload a photo, add a practice description and inform potential patients of accepted insurance plans, languages spoken and practice hours.
Make informed decisions.
The ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry at EBD.ADA.org offers you a practical approach to integrating evidence into your patient care.
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 ADA.org/HPI 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 Insurance.ADA.org
and ADA Member Advantage
Save money with member discounts.
Save money when you travel with the ADA Member Travel Program. Visit ADA.org/travel
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 ADA.org/store
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 JADA.ADA.org
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.
Access the ADA Dental Library.
With thousands of resources at your fingertips, the ADA Library and Archives allows you to access unique and extensive collections of electronic, print, and archival material related to dentistry. Search on your own or utilize the team of experienced library professionals to assist you. You can also access an extensive array of studies and research through database portals such as DynaMed, Dental & Oral Science Source (DOSS) and the Cochrane Library.
Visit ADA.org/library or Ask Your ADA Librarian to begin your research.
Link to Library and Archives: http://www.ada.org/en/member-center/ada-library/
Ask your ADA Librarian who will direct them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 ada.org/credentialing