When you join the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) you’re also joining the American Dental Association (ADA), the Minnesota Dental Association (MDA), and the Minnesota Student District ASDA Chapter.
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Exclusive ASDA and MDA Benefits
- Eligibility to participate in group insurance programs
- Subscriptions to Northwest Dentistry Journal, member e-newsletters, and MDA News, the Association’s monthly member newsletter
- Free attendance at the nationally-known Star of the North Meeting, with a wealth of continuing education programs
- Access to restricted areas of the MDA website, exclusively for members
- Dental Decks Cards to help you study for the National Board Exam Part 1 and Part 2, available for loan up to three months
Beyond the Classroom Education
Your career starts in the classroom, but dentistry is a profession that extends well beyond the dental school. It is a profession of on-going education and economics, of government and politics, of colleagues and mentors, and of new ideas and strategies for working effectively with patients. It is a profession of new trends in management and third-party payments, as well as real-life needs like insurance and finding jobs. For all of this, resources are available to you as a student member.
Have a Voice
Dentistry is a profession in the process of constant change. As a student member, you can have a voice in directing that change. Student members participate on committees of the Minnesota Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the ASDA Chapter, representing student interests and concerns.