Resources and Programs

 

PDA offers a wide variety of resources and programs to its members, including award-winning publications, insurance resources, practice management resources, endorsed vendors and much more.

  Publications
We offer a variety of publications to keep you abreast of issues affecting you and your profession, including the award-winning Pennsylvania Dental Journal.
   
Statewide Mentoring Program
This program is geared toward dental students and new dentists located in Pennsylvania, and designed to foster and encourage their participation in the organized dentistry.
         
 
The PDA Social Network 
This members-only network offers peer-to-peer interaction and professional development through discussion boards, blogs, private and public groups, resource libraries and more.   
   
Placement Service
This online service directly connects dentists who have available job opportunities or practices for sale with dentists seeking employment or to purchase a practice. Electronic enrollment is free for members. 

         
  Practice Management Resources
Browse through a variety of practice management resources, such as sample contracts, informed consent forms and PDA logo usage guidelines.
    Insurance Resources
View information regarding ADA's Contract Analysis Program, HIPAA, insurance company contacts, laws and regulations, third-party complaints and more. 
         
  The Pennsylvania Dental Foundation
PDF is PDA's philanthropic and charitable organization that enhances health by providing grants for programs in education, access to care and assistance for dentists and their families in need.
   
National Children’s Dental Health Month
PDA's award-winning NCDHM program, held each February, is an oral health campaign aimed at educating Pennsylvania youths about the importance of good oral health. 
 
 



  News Releases
PDA sends monthly news releases to more than 450 Pennsylvania publications, as well as 4,000 news-related websites. View our archive, dating back to 2003.
    Frequently Asked Questions 
Get answers to a variety of FAQs, all categorized by topic. Topics include anesthesia, consent for treatment, dental law, dental records and licensure.
         
  Component Relations Outreach Program
CROP is a program designed to both assist component societies that are struggling or in need, as well as resurrect components that are no longer in existence.
    Endorsed Vendors
PDA members benefit from exclusive discounts on many high-quality products and services, including credit card processing, patient payment plans, dental office and equipment financing. 
         
  Classified Advertisements
Reach out to dental professionals across Pennsylvania by placing a classified ad in the Pennsylvania Dental Journal. Ads also are complimentary posted online.
    Helpful Links 
Find links to dental organizations, government agencies, and information on relicensure and the loan repayment program.