Why join ADA?

The ADA is the only body devoted to your interests throughout your entire professional career.  By belonging, we ensure that the conditions under which we practise dentistry are those which we would want for the profession as a whole, ourselves individually, and the public.  ADA Membership can offer:



  • Member Assistance Program - FREE phone or face to face counselling
  • HR Advisory Service - FREE advice on employment contracts, industrial relations etc. from a HR team.
  • PharmaAdvice - FREE expert pharmaceutical advice.
  • AusDI - Comprehensive medication database.
  • Practice Accreditation - discounted registration.  ADA has developed a compendium of supporting resources to assist a members' practice to achieve accreditation.
  • Infection Control Program - FREE access to advice, education and assessment with an Infection Control Officer.  Infection control checklist (self audit tool) available to members.
  • Publications - FREE publications including Dental Insights, News Bulletin, Practical Guides, Infection Control Guidelines, Dental Journal, library and research service - FREE access to a broad range of international journals and publications.
  • Representation of dentists to Government, Heath Funds and more.
  • Updates and Guidance on regular legislative changes affecting the practice of dentistry.
  • Professional Prestige, collegiality with fellow dentists and networking opportunities.
  • Mentorship Scheme - A long standing scheme that has provided valuable support to mentees over many years.

Discounts and Incentives


  • Car servicing - Access to discounted or free servicing on a range of luxury vehicles including Audi, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Lexus, Jaguar and Land Rover.
  • Car purchase - Choose the car you want and we will find the best price for you.
  • Qantas Club - Discounted membership.
  • Discounted goods and services - Through our benefits partner, you can access discounts on leading brands including JB Hi-Fi, The Good Guys, Harvey Norman, Sheridan,
  • MiniJumbuk, Scanpan, Panasonic, Specsavers, Adidas, Bolle, Toga Hotels, Getaway Golf Australia.


Additional discounts and incentives available to ADASA members through:

  • Jones Harley Toole
  • Data Vision Australia
  • Hood Sweeney
  • Guild Insurance
  • Austbrokers Terrace Insurance Brokers
  • Members Benefits Program

Courses and Seminars


  • Exclusive access to Study Clubs
  • Discounted registration to ADASA events
  • Discounted registration for ADA Congress
  • Members rates to attend ADANSW CPD courses.

Annual Events Hosted by ADASA


  • CPD events
  • Infection Control Seminar
  • Limestone Coast Conference
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Recent Graduates Committee Study Clubs
  • Mentorship Evening
  • Relative Analgesia (RA) Courses
  • Practice Accreditation Seminars
  • Practice Managers Network Seminars

Online CPD Resources

Video & Audio
Access to hundreds of hours of video and audio education, covering an extensive array of subject matter to enhance clinical practice and excel in your profession.

Australian Dental Journal
Members online access to the Australian Dental Journal, the official journal of the Australian Dental Association, which publishes research, clinical developments, and issues relevant to the practise of dentistry in Australia.

National Library
This free online resource centre gives you access to a wide range of information and DVDs, downloadable articles and e-books.