The practice of clinical dentistry is physically, mentally and emotionally demanding. Run your practice more efficiently and treat your patients more effectively with IDA's dental practice support --- a reference guide for all things pertaining to dentistry. Join IDA for networking, continuing education, camaraderie and to access unique resources which help you master the business side of dentistry.
We have developed a concept called Stages of Practice, based on the number of years you’ve been in practice, as a method to providing you a more customized membership experience. We have gathered key resources for each stage to help you get started in managing the business side of dentistry.
New dentists (less than 10 years out of Dental College) face challenges and opportunities that are different from colleagues who are more established in their careers. IDA provides you with tools and resources to help your smooth transition to efficient practice and thrive during different stages of your career.
We provide a plethora of valuable resources to meet the educational, networking, clinical, professional issues and practice management, continuing education courses, as well as leadership development programmes for each four distinct career stages --- you will experience in your practice. Road-maps are designed to assist you in making a smooth transition as you move into the next stage of your career in dentistry. To get started, refer to the section below that is the closest at defining your stage of practice: