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.

  • Access to local and international networking opportunities, mentoring circles, and study groups.
  • Full access to SADA online dental resources.
  • Achieve full CPD requirement through SADA's learning circles.
  • Generate your CPD Report for the HPCSA audit at the click of a button
  • Personalized advice on clinical, legal, and practice management as well as telephone and email support.
  • Access to the only fully accredited scientific dental journal in South Africa, The South African Dental Journal (SADJ) online. (Available in hard copy at additional cost.)
  • Get preferential rates on Dental Protection (DP) Indemnity Membership.
  • Receive substantial discounts on SADA branch events and congresses.
  • Advertise your employment vacancies and other practice requirements for free on the SADA classifieds.
  • Advice on South African health and safety compliance.
  • Access exclusive online practice-related templates, and contract examples.
  • Receive regular up-to-date dentistry information and news.
  • Access independent, unbiased and superior dental mediation services.
  • Access to the only dental coding book in South Africa.
  • Eligibility for research grants from the Dental Development Foundation Trust (DDFT).
  • Full-time academic practitioners are eligible for an IADR membership rebate.
  • Members in full-time academic employment are eligible to publish in the SADJ.
  • Assistance on medical aid authorization parameters and risk management.
  • Access to relevant dental Professional Bulletins.
  • Assistance with unresolved medical scheme matters.
  • Purchase the Profitability Assessment tool, D-Calc™ at more than 50% discount as a SADA member.
  • Benefit from SADA's advocacy in respect of the regulatory environment as well as regulatory bodies such as the HPCSA.
  • Contribute to and enjoy professional submission with respect to dental policies and funding.
  • Be part of monitoring and influencing the practice scope of various oral health care practitioners.