General Membership

You don't have to be a California dentist to directly enjoy CDA membership benefits.

If you’re engaged in the future of your profession, we welcome you to be a part of the association’s innovation, growth and shared strength.

Benefit from more education, more advocacy, more protection and more support. Apply online and join CDA to access innovative C.E., dentist-focused resources and valuable tools for navigating the business side of practice right away.

Membership for the whole dental team
As a dental hygienist, laboratory technician, assistant or business administration team member, you can apply now and enjoy member benefits right away.

Membership for dentists outside of California
Even if you’re not practicing in California, you can apply now to become a member and benefit from CDA’s expertise and support.

  • Attend the convention of the year. Once you join, be sure to save your spot at CDA Presents. As a member, your convention registration fees are waived (an $890 value).
  • Tap into hundreds of business tools. CDA Practice Support provides specialized expertise and a full library of resources, like customizable employee manuals. 
  • Stay on top of the latest news. Learn the latest approaches to practice management and clinical care through award-winning publications.
Join now