ASDA is the largest student dental association that connects students with their peers and professionals in the dental field; supports our members’ personal and professional goals through leadership experiences; and advances the profession through our grassroots advocacy efforts. ASDA enriches our members by providing:
Benefits and Discounts
ADA Insurance Plans
Complimentary $50,000 life insurance and discounted disability insurance
United Healthcare Student Resources
Low cost health insurance plans
20% discount on all dental manuals and software
Book, music and DVD discounts
Bank of America ASDA MasterCard
No-annual fee program with WorldPoints Rewards
Student debt management services including a free personalized assessment
Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions
10% discount on classroom and online NBDE preparation courses
10% discount on monthly wireless plan and exclusive discounts on devices
Discounted auto insurance, low cost motorcycle, renters and homeowner’s insurance
ADA Student Membership
JADA and ADA News
Free access to publications included in ASDA membership.
ADA Professional Product Review
Included in membership, four times per year with JADA.
Access to online catalog and assistance. Many services are free, some services for members with nominal fee.
Monthly newspaper dedicated to dental, association and student news.
Quarterly Journal of the American Student Dental Association featuring comprehensive articles on the issues facing students today.
Word of Mouth
ASDA’s monthly e-newsletter for up-to-date news and info.
Getting Through Dental School: ASDA’s Guide for Dental Students
Handbook including recommendations for navigating dental school and helpful information on scholarships loans and career guidance.