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Allied Dental Staff

Any dental staff member in South Dakota may become a member of the South Dakota Dental Association. 

Any dental hygienist or advanced dental assistant licensed in South Dakota or any dental assistant or dental office employee who is employed in a dental office in South Dakota is eligible to become an Allied Member of the SDDA

Membership in the SDDA provides allied staff with a number of member benefits, including:

  • Reduced registration rates for all continuing education courses offered by the SDDA, including annual session (to qualify for the Annual Session reduced registration rate you MUST be a member by March 1).
  • A statewide network of dental professionals who share common goals and concerns.
  • A subscription to Allied Staff News, a newsletter for allied staff in South Dakota.
  • Reduced fees for listings on the Placement Service (on-line employment listings).
  • Free use of prevention and education resources and materials from the SDDA.
  • Reduced Disability Insurance rates for purchase by members.

If you have any questions about allied staff membership, please feel free to contact ​Tia Hertel at 605-224-9133.

To receive a copy of your 2018 SDDA Allied Staff Membership Renewal, email Tia Hertel.

New Members: Print and submit a SDDA Allied Staff Membership Application.
Annual dues for Allied Staff are $35.00. 

Student Allied Membership: 
Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting students are now able to become Allied Staff members also.

Print and submit a SDDA Allied Student Membership Application.
Annual dues for Student Allied Staff are $35.00.

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