Member Benefits

Knowledge, Resources and Connections to make your professional life a whole lot easier.
Second District Dental Society is here to serve as your first point of contact on all matters dental, whether you are an established practitioner or a new graduate that recently completed training. We offer a range of valuable benefits in addition to those offered by the New York State Dental Association and the American Dental Association

Continuing Education

An unsurpassed schedule of relevant continuing education courses offered at three convenient venues throughout the year. Attend at members-only rates and in some cases no tuition at all! Any course sponsored by Second District that you take will be automatically recorded for you with the NYSDA Continuing Education Registry.

Sponsored Programs

Peer Review, malpractice claims review, health, life and disability insurance plans, members-only malpractice insurance through MLMIC, and various other sponsored programs and services to help you in your dental practice.

Membership Meetings

Attend our four annual General Membership Meetings for members free of charge and earn up to four hours of continuing education hours a year toward your licensure requirement.

News and Publications

Receive timely information and regulatory updates through SDDS email newsletters and the SDDS Bulletin.


Information and advocacy on regulatory matters affecting your practice in Brooklyn and Staten Island.

Leadership and Volunteer Opportunites

Key volunteer opportunities to serve on an SDDS committee, participate in our volunteer-driven community education programs, or volunteer with our co-sponsored Greater New York Dental Meeting – the largest dental meeting in the country.

Low Local Dues

The lowest local dues structure of any component dental society in the State of New York. New dentists are eligible for reduced membership dues for the first five years immediately after completion of residency or specialty training.

State and National Benefits

Membership in Second District Dental Society also gives you access to the benefits of the American Dental Association and New York State Dental Association.

ADA Benefits

ADA Member Advantage

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NYSDA Benefits

Additional Benefits

Need more reasons why you may want to become a member? Check out link below about how ADA membership delivers value to their members.

ADA Membership Delivers