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How to Join CSPD

If you are interested in joining the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, please download an Application for Membership and ensure you select the appropriate membership category (see descriptions below). 

Send Applications to:
CSPD
700 R Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95811
Fax: (916) 231-2141
E-mail: admin@cspd.org

Questions?
Telephone: (916) 231-2142

Download Application by clicking here!

Dues

Membership year as of July 1, 2015 is from July 1 to June 30
Active Member: $310
Active Member first year after completion of pediatric dental residency: $155
Associate, Affiliate and Allied Member dues are 50% of CSPD Active Member dues: $155
Full time dental school or hospital teaching faculty dues are 50% of CSPD Dues: $155
There are no dues associated with Post or Pre Doctoral Residents and Students.
There will be a one time $25 application fee for paying members. If you are paying with a check please be sure to include this fee in your total.


CSPD Membership Categories

Active
An applicant for Active membership shall be a member of or an applicant to the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry; he/she shall either be in practice, dental administration, teaching, research, or retired from practice in the State of California.

Active First Year
An applicant for Active membership shall be a member of or an applicant to the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry; he/she shall be a first year graduate from an accredited pediatric dental post doctoral or residency program. Dues for first year following graduation are 50% of Active Member dues.

Faculty
An applicant for Faculty Membership must be a member of or an applicant to the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry; he/she shall be a full time dental school or hospital faculty to be entitled to a 50% reduction in annual dues and assessments. Individuals eligible for this dues reduction must (a) teach a minimum of four full days per week in a university or hospital or (b) expend at least 100% of their professional activity in teaching.

Associate
An applicant for Associate membership shall be a pediatric dentist qualified for Society membership who is a member of or an applicant to the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry; he/she shall either be in practice, dental administration, teaching, research, or retired from practice but does not reside, practice, teach or do research in the State of California.

Affiliate
An applicant for Affiliate membership shall be non-pediatric dentists or physicians residing in California whose interests are consistent with the mission of the Society. Affiliate members may not use the Society name, membership status or logo, nor imply special expertise or training in pediatric dentistry.

Allied Professional
An applicant for Allied Professional membership includes all non-dentists residing in California whose interests are consistent with the mission of the Society. Allied Professional members may not use the Society name, membership status or logo, nor imply special expertise or training in pediatric dentistry.

Postdoctoral Student
An applicant for Postdoctoral Student membership shall be enrolled full time in any American Dental Association approved advance education program in dentistry and be a member of, a student member of, or an applicant for membership in both the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. CSPD membership will terminate for non-pediatric Postdoctoral Student members following completion of the advance education program.

Predoctoral Student
This category of membership is available, upon application, to predoctoral students enrolled in an educational program in dentistry approved by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association, or its equivalent in a foreign country.

 

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