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As a member of the New Hampshire Dental Society you will have access to the following benefits and services.
 

boat2LEGISLATIVE REPRESENTATION. The NHDS presents a unified voice to the state legislature through lobbying and educational activities related to dentistry and public oral health. We monitor all dental-related bills and work to protect the oral health of public and the profession.

 PUBLICATIONS AND RESOURCES. Stay informed with the Granite State Dentist, published quarterly. Get up-to-date information from the NHDS website (www.nhds.org) and enjoy member-only privileges.


CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMS. Members can participate in quality low-cost scientific programs, featuring topics such as periodontics, implants and esthetic restorative dentistry, practice management, and financial planning seminars while satisfying continuing education requirements. In addition, you can tap into the latest resources and information for the clinical and business sides of your practice during the NHDS annual meeting.

FINANCIAL SERVICES
Member can access personal credit card and merchant services for office acceptance of credit cards at below market rates.

 INSURANCE SERVICES
Members can secure high quality insurance programs for professional and personal use with access to competitively priced group products.
 

LOCAL COALITIONS/COMMUNITY ACTIVISM
Through your participation in the NHDS, you can take part in numerous community activities working towards optimum oral health for all the citizens of New Hampshire.

boatmeetingDENTAL COMMUNITY
Meet other dentists, network with colleagues, find employment opportunities, enjoy social gatherings and participate in other community events as a member of NHDS.

 ANNUAL MEETING
The NHDS meeting is a conveniently located alternative to the crowds at regional and national conventions, with many top dental suppliers exhibiting state-of-the-art materials and technology, as well as top-level CE opportunities, all of which enable members to keep up-to-date on professional and clinical issues. Time and site will vary annually.

 

COMPONENT SOCIETIES
New to the area? Recent graduate? Looking for an organization where you can network with your colleagues and contribute your unique interests and skills in supporting your chosen profession? Join your local dental society, one of nine component societies around the state:

Greater Concord Dental Society
Grafton-Sullivan Dental Society
Lakes Region Dental Society
Greater Manchester Dental Society
Monadnock Region Dental Society
Greater Nashua Dental Society
North Country Dental Society
Greater Salem Dental Society
Greater Southeast Dental Society

   
To find a contact for the Component Dental Society in your area, call (603) 225-5961.

 

As a member of the American Dental Association, you also will have access to:

INFORMATION YOU CAN USE
Make full use of ADA resources by contacting knowledgeable staff on the members-only toll-free line, get up-to-date information from the ADA's website, and enjoy full ADA library privileges.

PREMIER PUBLICATIONS
Keep up-to-date with the latest scientific and practice information, as well as news, current events and changes affecting the dental profession, through The Journal of the American Dental Association and the ADA News.

ADA WEBSITE
The ADA's website contains invaluable resources for you and your patients. Links to ADA's FIND A DENTIST help market your practice. You will find areas related to events, continuing education, Medline, practice tips, ADA Library, ADA News, JADA, Legal Adviser, member discussion area, oral health topics, dental societies, regulatory issues, product discounts and more.

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT RESOURCES
Attract and retain patients while honing your business management skills with ADA publications, seminars and resources, available at member rates.

INSURANCE AND RETIREMENT PLANS
ADA group term life, term plus universal life, disability income protection, disability overhead expense, and family hospital income insurance are available exclusively to member dentists. The ADA Members Retirement Program offers tax-qualified profit sharing, pension, 401(k) and defined benefit plans.

ADA MEMBER ADVANTAGE
Through the ADA's for-profit subsidiary, members have access to products and services to meet their professional and personal needs, including credit cards, practice financing, home mortgages, fee recovery, patients financing and on-line payroll. For product information, call (800) ADA-2308, or go to www.adamemberadvantage.com. To request a catalog, call (800) 621-8099, ext. 4700.

LEGAL INFORMATION
Obtain up-to-date legal information regarding analyses of third-party provider contracts, federal regulations and federal law issues that impact the practice of dentistry.

LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY
Support ADPAC the voice of the dental profession, your voice in Congress- addressing critical issues and legislation that could affect your practice and your patients.

THE ADA ANNUAL SESSION
Join your colleagues at this premier dental meeting. Fulfill CE requirements by attending educational programs that address the latest clinical and technical developments in the field; visit exhibits at one of the largest dental exhibitions in the world.

American Dental Association
211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago IL 60611-2678
Phone: (312) 440.2500 Fax: (312) 440.7494
Website: www.ada.org

  

 

 

 
 
NH Dental Society • 23 South State St., Concord NH 03301 • Ph. (603) 225-5961 • Fx. (603) 226-4880