Benefits of Joining SADA

SADA supports its members throughout their time in the profession - from their time as students in the field, straight through their professional careers, and into retirement. Our members benefit from the below advantages, amongst others.

  1. Access to local and international networking opportunities, mentoring circles and study groups.
  2. Full access to SADA online dental resources.
  3. Achieve full CPD requirement through SADA’s learning circles.
  4. Generate your CPD Report for the HPCSA audit at the click of a button
  5. Personalised advice on clinical, legal and practice management as well as telephone and email support.
  6. Access to the only fully accredited scientific dental journal in South Africa, The South African Dental Journal (SADJ), online and in hard copy.
  7. Get preferential rates on Dental Protection (DP) Indemnity Membership.
  8. Receive substantial discounts on SADA branch events and congresses.
  9. Advertise your employment vacancies and other practice requirements for free on the SADA classifieds.
  10. Advice on South African health and safety compliance.

  1. Access exclusive online practice related templates and contract examples.
  2. Receive regular up-to-date dentistry information and news.
  3. Access independent, unbiased and superior dental mediation services.
  4. Access to the only dental coding book in South Africa.
  5. Eligibility for research grants from the Dental Development Foundation Trust (DDFT).
  6. Full-time academic practitioners are eligible for an IADR membership rebate .
  7. Members in full-time academic employment eligible to publish in the SADJ.
  8. Assistance on medical aid authorisation parameters and risk management.
  9. Access to relevant dental Legal, Clinical and Professional Development Bulletins.
  10. Assistance with unresolved medical schemes matters.
  11. Purchase Profitability Assessment tool, D-Calc™ at more than 50% discount as a SADA member.
  12. Benefit from SADA’s advocacy in respect of regulatory environment as well as regulatory bodies such as the HPCSA.
  13. Contribute to and enjoy professional submission in respect to dental policies and funding.
  14. Be part of monitoring and influencing the practice scope of various oral health care practitioners.