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Joining the MDA

Membership in the Michigan Dental Association, American Dental Association and your local dental society links you to a powerful partnership of people and programs to help you protect your career investment so you can focus on your patients' oral health.

Listed below are links to some questions and answers about membership in the Michigan Dental Association. We hope this information demonstrates why 77 percent of dentists in Michigan belong to organized dentistry. To join, simply fill out the Membership Application

How Does Membership Help?

Membership investment dollars help support the Michigan Dental Association, the American Dental Association and local dental societies. Investment dollars are vitally important in maintaining the effectiveness of organized dentistry as the profession faces challenges in the marketplace, government and regulatory areas. The MDA membership value videos appearing below offer testimonials from dentists like yourself about why MDA membership has been vital to their success.

Graduate Students

For graduate students, a special Graduate Student/Resident Membership Application should be downloaded, filled out and returned to.the MDA, c/o Joanne Floyd, 3657 Okemos Road, Suite 200, Okemos, MI 48864. Graduate student membership is available to any dentist who is engaged full-time in a residency or advanced education program of not less than one academic year’s duration.

If you have other questions, please call the MDA membership or accounting staff at (517) 372-9070, or (800) 589-2632 toll-free in Michigan. You can also e-mail Angie Kanazeh, MDA director of membership and strategic initiatives, or phone (800) 589-2632, ext. 415.