National Signing Day

Congratulations 2022 dental school grads! It's time to Level Up your membership from student to dentist. 

Regardless of where you are - taking time off, continuing your education, going into the military, or going into practice, we want to ensure you have the support, knowledge and voice to thrive as an oral health champion.

Take less than 5 minutes to complete your dentist profile and receive complimentary membership for the remainder of 2022 and while you are a resident in NYS or certain other states.* Use your ADA number OR email address to sign in. Complete the application with a email address, so we can stay in touch after graduation.
By participating, not only will you enjoy FREE membership,* you will also receive the Chairside Instructor from the ADA!
ADA Chairside Instructor 2022

We are hosting events at NYS Dental Schools

Missed the event at your school? There is still time to apply online and get your Chairside Instructor

Touro College of Dental Medicine

Who: All D4s
When: Wednesday, March 2
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Where: Skyline Cafeteria, ground floor dining room

Missed the event? Complete your application and pick up your Chairside Instructor in Student Affairs.

Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Who: All D4s
When: Thursday, March 10
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Where: PH7W317 (the conference room next to Jary's office)
Lunch will be provided from Mike's Bagels!

Missed the event? Complete your application and pick up your Chairside Instructor in Jary’s office (next to Conference Room PH7W317) on May 2. You will also be entered to win a $250 VISA gift card! 

Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine

Who: All D4s
When: Thursday, April 7
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Where: Oaks Conference Room

University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine

Who: All D4s
When: By Friday, April 22
What: Complete your application online to automatically be entered into our Level Up Tier Raffle for cash prizes of $400, $300, $200 or $100.
Where: Student Affairs. Pick up your Chairside Instructor from Dr. Gambacorta's office after your application is complete.

NYU College of Dentistry

Who: All D4s
When: By Monday, May 16
What: Complete your application online to automatically be entered into a raffle for one of three $250 VISA gift cards.
Where: Online

Stay Connected During the Most Critical Stage of Your Career

There are so many unique transition resources at the national (ADA) and your state and local dental societies. ADA Practice Transitions (ADAPT) and the ADA New Dentist blog are just two! ADAPT is now matching dentists in every state. When you create a profile, you get a dedicated Advisor to help you explore your options, then find the practice that fits your goals.

There are so many more benefits of membership. Check out NYSDA's Member Benefit Guide for a look into all we offer.

A snapshot includes:
  • Trusted Source of Information. NYSDA is your trusted source of information for monthly news, practice resources, breaking news, and
  • Advocacy. NYSDA works hard to represent you in the halls of government and influence public policies affecting the practice of dentistry in NYS and the oral health of the American public. We keep you up-to-date on our political advocacy efforts with daily legislative
  • Connect and Network. Follow us across social media and check out the NYSDA Events Calendar to connect with your dental community.
  • Practice Resources. Start sleeping better with our entire suite of ready-to-use dental insurance solutions at
  • The new Class Pass. ADA members get free on-demand workouts and discounted in-person classes with new member perk ClassPass.
  • ADA Accelerator Series. Your hub for financial, leadership and work/life balance tools to accelerate your life, your way.

Have questions? Reach out to Heather Relation (, your Membership Concierge at NYSDA.

*ADA and NYSDA dues are $0 for 18 months after graduation, and $0 for the duration of a graduate program. Other states may vary.