Why Join

Best Practice

Achieving compliance with regulations in dental practives

Book CPD Events

Book CPD events and access the IDA online learning Management system

Practice Management

Guides for the challenges and rewards of practice management

Starting Dentistry in Ireland

A guide to starting Dentistry in Ireland from the IDA 

Mentoring Programme

Professional Mentoring Programme for members

Member Communications

Regular e-Newsletter with news on dentistry and dental practice

Why Join

Services Offered to Members

Representation of the profession in negotiations with Government Departments, HSE and other relevant bodies

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Practice Management Advice (Associate Agreements, Partnership Agreements, Hygienist Agreements, Advice on Buying and Selling a Practice, Advice on Marketing a Dental Practice)

Employment Relations Service - Advice for Dentists as Employers and Employees

Journal of the Irish Dental Association

Regular Email Updates and Newsletter  

Exclusive 'Members Only' area on IDA website - access to the Members' Discussion Forum, Best Practice area, CPD Assist system and much more!

Free listing in the 'Find a Dentist' - members of the public can search and find YOUR practice.

Credit Union, Benevolent Society and Golf Society

Participation in International Dental Affairs, including membership  Council of European Dentists (CED)

Financial Benefits

Being a member of the Irish Dental Association makes financial sense! On your behalf, we have negotiated a range of very cost effective commercial services which have proven to be financially rewarding for our members.

These deals are exclusive to IDA members and cannot be availed of if you are not a member:

Up to €1,005 discount on Professional Indemnity fee (in association with https://www.dentalprotection.org/ireland/join)

Income Protection in association with Omega Financial Management. The only provider of Day One Income Protection with DG Mutual and Dentists Provident.

Motor Insurance/Home Insurance/Dental Surgery in association with Doyle Mahon Insurance log onto www.doylemahon.ie

CPD - 50% reduction on all IDA courses

Credit Card Merchant Services discounted rates in association with AIB Bank

Reduced advertising rates - 50% reduction in our Journal and Website

IDA Credit Union

Discounted magazine subscription rates with DLT Magazines 


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