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Welcome to the dental profession in South Dakota!

We would like to invite you to become a member of the American Dental Association, South Dakota Dental Association (SDDA) and the component society in your new area.

The ADA, along with the SDDA, has a gradual dues rate for newly graduated dental students. The first and second years out of dental school, dues are waived. The third year out of school, dues are 25% of the full rate; fourth year out, dues are 50%; and fifth year out, dues are 75%. Full dues apply after five years out of dental school.

As a member of organized dentistry in South Dakota, you will be kept informed of what's happening in your profession and how it may affect you and your practice. Please complete the membership application below and return it to SDDA, PO Box 1194, Pierre SD 57501 or fax it to 605-224-9168.

For a South Dakota Dental Association membership application, Click here.

For additional new dentist information go to the ADA's site at New Dentist Information.

 

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Should Dentists Enroll in Medicare?

 

To ensure that patients on Medicare receive the services and supplies ordered for them by their dentist (or referral to a specialist) the dentist should do one of three things: 1. Enroll as a provider; 2.opt out of Medicare; or, 3. enroll as an ordering and referring provider.

For more information SDDA Members should go to: http://success.ada.org/en/practice/medicare/medicare

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