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Benefits of Membership

Local Membership Benefits of the GKCDS Include:

*Continuing Education Courses with Internationally-Known Speakers with Extraordinarily Inexpensive Rates Only Available to Members
* Keeping Current with Kansas City Dental News with our Publication, the Midwestern Dentist News and Views
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Camaraderie with fellow colleagues at fun social events like our Annual Day at the K Royals tailgating event 
*Patient Referrals
*Job Bank
*Volunteer Opportunities including Missouri Mission of Mercy Summer 2017
*Reduced Dues Programs for Faculty and New Graduates
*Leadership Development


Plus much more!  Additionally, the national and state levels of your Tripartite membership offer their own unique benefits to its members.  Be sure to check out www.modental.org and www.ada.org to find out what else is offered at the ​Missouri Dental Association and American Dental Association!

Build a successful practice.

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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.  

Make informed decisions.

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The ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry at EBD.ADA.org offers you a practical approach to integrating evidence into your patient care. 

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.
 
Find-a-Dentist Sample Profile 
  

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ADA Professional Product Review at ADA.org/PPR helps you make thoughtful product choices that benefit your patients and your practice.  

 
ADA's Contract Analysis Service provides you with information concerning a proposed contract so you can better understand and analyze its terms. Find more information at ADA.org/legalresources.

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 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 ADABusinessResources.com
  

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 and ADACEonline.org.

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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 library@ada.org.

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