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Details of your benefits and how to take advantage of them are listed below. If you are not yet an ASDA member, join here. Dental students pay only $80/year, predentals just $63/year and international dental students just $93/year.


 

Professional Services 

Advocacy 

Complimentary Publications 

NBDE Reprints 

ADA Student Membership 

 
 
 
 
 
 
† available to predoctoral and international members only 
 
 

Credit Card
BankAmericard Cash Rewards™ Visa Signature® credit card

BankAmericacard Cash Rewards

Get a $100 cash rewards bonus offer with the only American Student Dental Association credit card. 

Apply for the new American Student Dental Association BankAmericard Cash Rewards™ Visa Signature® credit card that rewards customers with up to 3% cash back on certain purchases, all while helping to support ASDA initiatives. In addition to earning cash back rewards for yourself, use of this card benefits ASDA at no extra cost to you!

Here are some of the features of the new ASDA BankAmericard Cash Rewards Visa Signature credit card:
  • 1% cash back on all purchases.
  • 2% cash back at grocery stores.
  • 3% cash back on gas.
  • You can earn the 2% cash back on grocery store purchases and 3% cash back on gas purchases up to the first $1,500 in combined purchases in these categories per quarter. After that, you will continue to earn 1 percent on these purchases.
  • Get a $100 cash rewards bonus when you make at least $500 in purchases within the first 90 days.

For information about the rates, fees, other costs and benefits associated with the use of this credit card, or to apply, Click Here and refer to the disclosures accompanying the online credit application. This credit card program is issued and administered by Bank of America, N.A. BankAmericard Cash Rewards is a trademark and Bank of America and the Bank of America logo are registered trademarks of Bank of America Corporation. Visa and Visa Signature are registered trademarks of Visa International Service Association, and are used by the issuer pursuant to license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. © 2015 Bank of America Corporation.  

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Checking Account
Bank of America 

Bank of America Checking Account    Bank of America Debit Card 

You can now get the American Student Dental Association logo on your checks1 and debit card with eligible checking accounts2, plus the features you need for better banking, including:

  • Secure access to your accounts anytime, almost anywhere.
  • The Mobile Banking App for your smartphone means smarter banking in one place, from almost any place3.
  • View and manage your accounts with Online Banking. Check balances, transfer money4, pay bills, locate ATMs and set up email and text alerts5.
  • Easy deposits, with the proof in your hand, at our Deposit Image ATMs. Simply feed checks and cash right into the ATM. It reads your check, counts cash and adds up your total deposit. No deposit slips. No envelopes.
 
1. Check order fees may apply.  
2. American Student Dental Association checking is available on eligible checking accounts.  
3. Mobile Banking requires enrollment through the Mobile Banking app, mobile website or Online Banking. View the Online Banking Service Agreement for more information. Data connection required. Wireless carrier fees may apply. The Mobile Banking app is available on iPad, iPhone, and Android devices. 
4. Fees apply to wires and certain transfers. See the Online Banking Service agreement for details. 
5. Alerts received as text messages on your mobile access device may incur a charge from your mobile access service provider. The Mobile Banking app and Mobile Banking app alerts are not available on select devices. Mobile Banking app alerts are not available on the mobile website. 
 

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Disability Insurance *
ADA Members Insurance Plans From Great West Financial - Disability Insurance  
*available only to predoctoral members 

ADA Insurance 

As a dental student, the ADA offers no-cost ADA-sponsored Student Members Disability Insurance to you during school and residency as a benefit of ADA student membership. This important coverage includes:
  • $2,000/month disability income insurance for up to seven years to help pay living expenses during a period of disability due to injury or illness
  • Up to $150,000 to help repay student loans
  • Coverage renews automatically each academic year for ADA student members

Eligible ADA student members can create a login at www.insurance.ada.org/RegisterNow and follow the prompts to request activation of this disability insurance.

After you complete your dental education, the coverage remains at no cost through December 31st of the year of graduation. You then have the option to convert your student member disability coverage to two types of ADA-sponsored disability insurance for practicing ADA member dentists:

  • $2,000/month of ADA Members Disability Income Protection Plan: This plan helps replace lost income and members can apply for additional insurance, up to $15,000/month.
  • $2,000/month of ADA Members Office Overhead Expense Plan: This plan helps repay student loans and members can apply for up to $25,000/month.
  • To convert, simply pay the premiums when you receive your invoice via mail in December following your graduation, and maintain active ADA membership.

Visit www.insurance.ada.org/, call 855-411-5197, or e-mail planspecialist@greatwest.com for more information and to learn about coverage provisions, limitations, terms for keeping coverage in force and the option to convert to member coverage after graduation at ADA member-only premiums.

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Life Insurance *
ADA Members Insurance Plans From Great West Financial - Life Insurance  
*available only to predoctoral members 

ADA Insurance Plans 

As a dental student, the ADA offers no-cost ADA-sponsored Student Members Term Life Insurance to you during school and residency as a benefit of ADA student membership. This important coverage includes:
  • $50,000 of Term Life insurance
  • $50,000 of Accidental Death insurance
  • Coverage renews automatically each academic year for ADA student members

Eligible ADA student members can create a login at www.insurance.ada.org/RegisterNow and follow the prompts to request activation of this life insurance. You can also apply for additional amounts up to $500,000 for yourself or your spouse at ADA member-only premiums.

After you complete your dental education, both the Term Life and Accidental Death coverage increases to $100,000 and remain at no cost through December 31st of the year of graduation. You then have the option to convert your student member life insurance to ADA Members Term Life Insurance for practicing dentists. Conversion is simple:

  • Pay the premium when you receive your invoice in December following your graduation
  • Maintain active ADA membership

Beginning in January of your D4 year and throughout your dental career, you can apply for up to $3 million of term life insurance to provide financial security for you and your family.

Visit www.insurance.ada.org/, call 855-411-5197, or e-mail planspecialist@greatwest.com for more information and to learn about coverage provisions, limitations, terms for keeping coverage in force and the option to convert to member coverage after graduation at ADA member-only premiums.

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ASDA members could receive a special discount off GEICO’s low auto insurance rates. Find out how much you could save today! Visit geico.com/stu/asda or call 1-800-368-2734 for a free, no-obligation rate quote. Remember that each quote helps support ASDA’s programs and events.

Not available for international members. 

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Malpractice Insurance
Medical Protective 

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ASDA members will receive an exclusive discount* on their malpractice insurance with Medical Protective, the nation’s oldest and largest dental malpractice insurance company. A Medical Protective malpractice insurance policy offers:

  • Choice of occurrence and claims made coverage
  • Pure consent to settle — no claim will be settled without the dentist’s consent (Product availability varies upon business and regulatory approval)
  • Experience of a Warren Buffett Berkshire Hathaway company that has specialized in malpractice insurance since 1899

For more information, please contact the Medical Protective dental student team at 800-463-3776, x. 3536, dentalstudents@MedPro.com or visit www.medpro.com/dental.

*Product availability varies upon business and regulatory approval 



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Crack the DAT 

Crack the DAT has been a trusted resource amongst predental students preparing for the Dental Admission Test for more than 10 years. Simulate DAT exams with the same look and feel while learning from video explanations and interactive tutorials. Find out why predentals rely and depend on Crack the DAT towards achieving an outstanding DAT score.

ASDA predental members save 10% on Crack the DAT preparation packages. Click here to access the members-only discount (your member number is required).



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Test Prep Services
CourseSaver DAT & NBDE Prep  

CourseSaver 

CourseSaver is a leading DAT & NDBE prep company offering Chad's Videos, on-demand video lectures and practice materials. Hosting a world class instructor, hundreds of Chad's videos are broken down into individual topics which are reinforced by quizzes, each of which contain complete video or written solutions. CourseSaver enables students to get a consistent, high quality learning experience at an affordable price. ASDA members receive 25% off Chad's Videos and quizzes. Go to www.coursesaver.com and enter your ASDA membership number during checkout to receive the discount.

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Continuing Education
DrBicuspid.com  

Dr Bicuspid 

DrBicuspid.com provides daily dental news, information and education for the dental industry. ASDA members receive a complimentary unlimited CE subscription for one year on all of the courses in the DrBicuspid.com online CE library. There are more than 110 courses featuring topics such as general dentistry, handling dental emergencies, endodontics, orthodontics, periodontics, materials and more.

  1. Register for your free one-year CE subscription using the checkout process;
  2. Select the CE courses you want to take by clicking the start button.

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Educational Resource
Canopy Medical Translator App 

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Canopy is supported by the National Institute of Health to create a next-gen translator app for medicine and dentistry, enabling you to communicate with patients in Spanish, Chinese, Arabic and more. Watch the video here.

ASDA members will get access to the app for free (value of $250). Use this access code to unlock the app after downloading.

Click here to download for iOS 

Click here to download for Android 

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Shopping
ADA Catalog  

ADA Catalog 

You can get 25% off the member price of ADA catalog products just by being an ASDA member. Visit the ADA catalog by clicking here. Log in and use this promo code at checkout to get your special discount on ADA catalog products (excluding Kindle and Nook books) through the end of 2015. ASDA member discount cannot be combined with any other offers.

Products include The ADA Practical Guides on topics like associateships, valuing a practice, dental office design, frequently asked legal questions and more. You can purchase separate guides or the entire ADA Practice Starter Kit. There are also resources available on HIPAA, coding and OSHA. Visit the ADA catalog now to see what's available.

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Shopping
Amazon  

ASDA is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

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Shopping
Office Depot 

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Office Depot and OfficeMax are now ONE company! ASDA Members can save up to 80% off on over 93,000 products. Great for your printing, cleaning and office needs. Shop online or in stores. Enjoy FREE next-day delivery on online orders over $50! Click here to shop online or print off a FREE Store Purchasing Card.

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Professional Services
Career Transitions Center  

Career Transitions Center 

The Career Transitions Center (CTC) offers expert resume services to ASDA members very affordably. CTC has helped thousands of professionals position themselves for job opportunities and interviews over the last 16 years. CTC is a non-profit organization that provides coaching and programming to recent college graduates and mid-career professionals. Their strategic approach to resume/CV development combines education, experience, strengths and interest to build a candidate's compelling case. CTC also provides ASDA members this downloadable resume tip sheet.

For more information, visit www.ctcchicago.org/resumes.

Click here to watch our helpful career related videos.

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