Welcome to dentistry. 

We are here to celebrate your success and help you transition from residency to practice life with ease. The ADA, NYSDA and your local dental society are united in our mission to advance dentistry and to protect the investment you have made in this great profession. 

We Are Here for YOU at Every Stage of Your Career

Through organized dentistry, you have access to valuable benefits through dental school, residency, your early years in practice and beyond. Be sure to update your profile so we can connect you to the dental society that’s associated with the county where you’ll practice.

We understand that you’re just getting started, so here are few resources to make it easier to navigate your new profession. 

Professional Liability
Take advantage of valuable savings with MLMIC. MLMIC, offers, new graduates a cost-effective way to obtain malpractice insurance. New dentist discount – first year policy at a flat rate premium of $50 and discounts for up to 4 years. Plus, NYSDA will reimburse your $50 premium with proof of policy. 

Dental Supplies

You'll also benefit from big savings and free shipping on an expansive selection of dental supplies and small equipment from trusted brands. Shop tdsc.com/newyork to see 20 percent average savings compared to MSRP.


Whether you've just finished residency or you have just recently moved to New York, you can turn to the Concierge for information including starting a practice, continuing education, networking opportunities and more! Your NYSDA membership concierge can help you maximize your benefits or direct you to the right resource. Call 800.255.2100 or email concierge@nysdental.org

Access to “The Starting Out Guide: An Essential Guide to Practicing in New York”

This guide provides dentists with valuable information about operating a dental practice in New York State. 

Get Involved

During the 2019 Meeting of the NYSDA House of Delegates, a resolution was passed to include one new dentist member of the Association on each council.  Learn more about each Council.  Would you like to get involved? Let us know!

New Dentist Survival Guide Series

The first few years out of dental school are exciting, but also filled with questions and anxieties. You've got a lot on your plate. NYSDA recognizes the challenges New Dentists face, and are offering a Survival Guide Series of webinars to address the topics on your mind.View past webinars and grab your tip sheet to "Build Your Survival Guide."
  • Leveraging Online Reviews to Grow Your Practice
  • Financial Success
  • Starting Out in Dentistry
  • Wellness & Mental Health

Explore additional New Dentist resources​ from the American Dental Association.