Benefits of SADA Membership

image-20230116170201-1Benefits 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. SADA as the provider of a CPD activity submits your CPD activities through SADA online, or physical attendance of events to the HPCSA monthly. There is no need for practitioners to be concerned with this task.
  5. Personalized 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. SADA are Dental Protection (DP) Indemnity Membership agents in Southern Africa for all oral healthcare professionals.
  8. Receive substantial discounts on SADA branch events and congresses.
  9. Advertise your employment vacancies and other practice requirements for free via SADA Classifieds or MyGlue SADA Member Community.
  10. Advice on South African health and safety compliance.
  11. Access exclusive online practice-related templates and contract examples.
  12. Receive regular up-to-date dentistry information and news.
  13. Access independent, unbiased and superior dental mediation services.
  14. Access to the only dental coding book in South Africa.
  15. Eligibility for research grants from the Dental Development Foundation Trust (DDFT).
  16. Full-time academic practitioners are eligible for an IADR membership rebate.
  17. Members in full-time academic employment are eligible to publish in the SADJ.
  18. Assistance on medical aid authorization parameters and risk management.
  19. Access to relevant SADArite and Professional Development Bulletins.
  20. Assistance with unresolved medical schemes matters.
  21. Purchase the Profitability Assessment tool, D-Calc™ at more than 50% discount as a SADA member.
  22. Benefit from SADA’s advocacy concerning the regulatory environment as well as regulatory bodies such as the HPCSA.
  23. Contribute to and enjoy professional submissions concerning dental policies and funding.
  24. Be part of monitoring and influencing the practice scope of various oral health care practitioners.
  25. Exclusive free MyGlue Community membership is available to SADA Members at both the Branch and National level