- Your Tripartite dues, including ADA, RIDA and Component, will be calculated upon acceptance of membership
- Your invoice will be sent to you and will provide payment instructions
- RIDA offers reduced fees for new graduates and retired dentists
Types of Membership
Application for Tripartite Membership - Almost all members are tripartite ("three part" - local, state, and national levels) members. Please fill out the application and send it to the address or email below.
Application for Graduate Students & Residents - Available in the American Dental Association to any dentist who is engaged full-time in a residency or advanced education program of not less than one academic year’s duration. If you are in a full-time residency in the state of Rhode Island, please send your applications to the Rhode Island Dental Association at the address or email below, we will assist in covering the $30 application fee and will send the application to the ADA for you.
Application for RI Affiliate Membership - Available to any dentist practicing in any other state than Rhode Island, who is a member of the American Dental Association in such state, may apply for an affiliate membership.
Retired Membership Affidavit - Retired membership is available to an active member in good standing who is no longer earning an income from dentistry. For dentists retiring from tripartite membership, the Retired Member Membership Affidavit Form must be approved by your local dental society.
Rhode Island Dental Association
875 Centerville Rd.
Bldg. 4, Unit 12
Warwick, RI 02886
If you have any questions or concerns regarding membership please contact Madeline at email@example.com or call the Executive Office at 401.825.7700 - we're here to help!