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, Learning Management system and much more!
Free listing in the 'Find a Dentist' - members of the public can search and find YOUR practice.
Benevolent Society and Golf Society
Participation in International Dental Affairs, including membership Council of European Dentists (CED)
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:
Over €700 discount (on average) on Professional Indemnity fee (in association with https://www.dentalprotection.org/ireland/join), (higher discount for specialist practice)
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: 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
Dubco formally IDA Credit Union
Discount on supply of Medical Oxygen (irish Oxygen)
Discount on purchae of AED (Heart Safety)