Dentist Membership

ADA offers all registered dentists and dentist specialists to join the Association.

The Association offers concessional membership rates for:
  • Graduand - Dentist joining within 6 months of successful completion of the primary degree. 
  • 1st year - A dentist who is in the first complete subscription year after completion of the primary degree.
  • 2nd year - A dentist who is in the second complete subscription year after completion of the primary degree.
  • 14.8 hrs - A dentist who expects to work less than 770 hours per subscription year (14.8 hours per week), including any and all paid duties where being a registered dentist is a prerequisite.
  • Full-time Postgraduate (working) - A dentist undertaking full-time postgraduate study leading to a formal degree or qualification and working 7.4 hours per week  (385 hours per subscription year).


Student Membership

The Association offers FREE membership to the following categories of students, studying at The Adelaide University:
  • BDS student - A dental student who is studying dentistry in years 1-5.
  • Full-time Post-graduate (non-working) - A dentist who is a full-time graduate or undergraduate student proceeding to a formal higher degree or qualification related to dentistry and who is not engaged in paid dental employment exceeding 385 hours per subscription year (7.4 hours per week)
  • ADC candidates - A candidate actively participating in the Australian Dental Council examination programme provided always that the candidate is resident in Australia and has passed the Part A Assessment.

If you prefer, you can download an application from here and email ( , fax (08 8272 4357) or post (Po Box 858, Unley SA 5061) to ADASA

Download Dentist Application

Download New Graduate Dentist Application

Download BDS Student Application

Download ADC Student Application

Download Full-time Postgraduate Student Application

Please note:

  • All fees published on this site are in Australian Dollars (AUD).
  • Membership is paid annually covering the period 1 July to 30 June.  Monthly payment instalments may be available.
  • Payment must be received no later than 30 days from date of invoice. Once payment is received your membership will remain current until the end of the membership period.
  • ADASA does not offer refunds on membership. 
  • Membership can be transferred to another state (August - May) at no additional charge.
  • ADA Constitution states a dentist MUST be a member of both Branch and Federal Associations.