Individual Membership

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DENTIST ($395).
Any practicing dentist, with a current unrestricted license shall be eligible to be an active Dentist member. A Dentist Member shall have full membership rights as recognized under customary parliamentary practice, including the right to attend membership meetings, to participate in discussion, to vote, to be a candidate for elective office and to accept appointment to committees.

 

RECENT GRADUATE ($150)
Any practicing dentist, with a current unrestricted license, within the first 3 years of graduation from dental school or residency programs, shall be eligible as a Recent Graduate Member. The purpose of this category is to offer reduced membership fees to recent dental school graduates for the 3 years following graduation or completion of a residency program. A Recent Graduate Member shall have full membership rights as recognized under customary parliamentary practice including, but not by way of limitation, the right to attend membership meetings, to participate in discussion, to vote, to be a candidate for elective office and to accept appointment to committees. Recent Grad Members shall be obligated to pay all dues and assessments imposed under Chapter VIII of these Bylaws and shall be obligated to observe the Bylaws and the Administrative Manual of the Academy.

 

INSTITUTIONAL ($395).
Any dental professional whose sole or primary activity is academic instruction or dental research and is on staff of an institution with an accredited dental school program. Institutional Members have the same rights and responsibilities as defined for Dentist Members.

 

NON-PRACTICING ($150).
Any retired or disabled dentist who is no longer practicing dentistry is eligible for this category. Non-Practicing Members shall have full voting rights and are eligible for elective office. Non-Practicing Members have the same rights and responsibilities as defined for Dentist Members.

 

ASSOCIATE ($150) (NON-DENTIST).
Any dental auxiliary who is interested in obtaining knowledge about laser dentistry. Associate Members are eligible to attend regular meetings of the Academy and accept appointment to Committees. Associate Members are not eligible to vote and are not eligible to hold executive office.

 

AFFILIATE ($150).
Any qualified health care professional, scientist, or physician not eligible for membership in other membership classes shall be eligible to be an Affiliate Member. An Affiliate Member shall have full membership rights except the right of voting and except the right to hold an elective office in the Academy.

 

STUDENT** ($50).
Any full-time registered student shall be eligible for Student Member status. Student members are eligible to attend regular meetings of the Academy and accept appointment to committees. Student Members are not eligible to vote and are not eligible to hold elective office.

 

CORPORATE ($950).
Any for-profit and not-for-profit company that seeks information, affiliation, or interaction with the laser dentistry community shall be eligible for Corporate Member status. Corporate Members shall have membership rights as recognized under customary parliamentary practice. Corporate members are eligible to attend regular meetings of the Academy, but are not eligible to vote nor hold elective office. Separate application required.