Member Resources:
Member Benefits and Discounts

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 $75/year, predentals just $58/year.


 
 

Credit Card
BankAmericard Cash Rewards™ Visa Signature® credit card

 BankAmericacard Cash Rewards     

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 on grocery store purchases.
  • 3% on gas station purchases.
  • You can earn the 2% cash back on grocery story purchases and 3% cash back on gas purchases up to the first $1,500 in these combined categories per quarter. After that, you will continue to earn 1 percent on these purchases.

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 FIA Card Services, 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. © 2013 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 checks and debit card with eligible checking accounts, 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 place.
  • View and manage your accounts with Online Banking. Check balances, transfer money, pay bills, locate ATMs and set up email and text Alerts.
  • 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.

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Disability Insurance
ADA-sponsored Disability Insurance Plans 

ADA Insurance 

Beginning in 2014, all eligible ASDA and ADA student members are automatically enrolled in the no-cost ADA-sponsored Student Disability Insurance Plan! For more information, including auto-enrollment details and the option to decline coverage, click here.

Disability insurance provides monthly income to help pay student loans and living expenses during a period of disability due to injury or illness, and is generally required as collateral for a dental practice loan. It is important to protect the investment you have made in your dental career!

Key Features of the ADA-sponsored Student Disability Insurance Plan Include:
  • $2,000/month disability income insurance for up to 7 years
  • Up to $150,000 to help repay student loans
  • Coverage renews automatically each academic year as long as ASDA and ADA student membership is maintained.
In January following graduation, you have the option to convert your student member disability coverage to the ADA Members Insurance Plans at member-only, low cost premiums—without having to apply or take a medical exam! Conversion coverage options include $2,000/month of ADA-sponsored Disability Income Protection insurance and $2,000/month of ADA-sponsored Office Overhead Expense insurance. As a new active ADA member dentist, you are eligible to apply for additional disability insurance, up to $15,000 per month to protect your future practice earnings.

Visit ADA Members Insurance Plans, call 855-411-5197, or e-mail ada@greatwest.com for more information.

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Life Insurance
ADA-sponsored Student Life Insurance Plans 

ADA Insurance Plans 

Beginning in 2014, all eligible ASDA and ADA student members are automatically enrolled in the no-cost ADA-sponsored Student Life Insurance Plan! For more information, including auto-enrollment details and the option to decline coverage, click here.

Life insurance helps manage long-term financial risk and is the cornerstone of a solid financial plan. It provides debt-protection for your family and loan collateral to finance your dental practice.

Key features of the ADA-sponsored Student Life Insurance Plan include:
  • $50,000 of Term Life insurance
  • $50,000 of Accidental Death insurance
    • Both automatically increase to $100,000 July 1 following dental school graduation
     
  • Ability to apply for additional amounts of insurance (up to $500,000) for yourself or your spouse at ADA member-only, low cost premiums.
  • Coverage renews automatically each academic year as long as ASDA and ADA student membership is maintained.
In January following graduation, you have the option to convert your ADA student member life insurance coverage to the ADA Members Insurance Plans at member-only, low cost premiums - without having to apply or take a medical exam! As a new active ADA member dentist, you are eligible to apply for additional life insurance protection up to $3 million, to provide financial security to you and your family.

Visit ADA Members Insurance Plans, call 855-411-5197, or e-mail ada@greatwest.com for more information.

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GEICO Logo 

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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Renter’s & Homeowner’s Insurance
GEICO 

GEICO can help you with homeowners, renters, condo insurance and more. Visit geico.com/stu/asda or call 800-841-3005 for a free quote today.

Not available for international members. 

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Malpractice Insurance
Medical Protective 

MedPro tagline 

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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GL Advisor

GL Advisor offers financial advisory services to dental students and recent graduates that have accumulated a significant amount of student loan debt, but have neither the time nor the tools to manage it effectively.

As part of GL Advisor's service, clients receive:

  • A Personalized Financial Plan
  • An assigned Financial Advisor
  • Loan Form and Document Management
  • Preparation of Federal and State Tax Returns
  • Professional Investment Advice*
  • Insurance Evaluation Support*

To get started, ASDA members can sign up for a free personalized student debt assessment and a complimentary one-on-one consultation. ASDA members can then retain GL Advisor's services at a discounted fee for the first 12 months of service. For more information please call 877-552-9907 or visit https://clientportal.gladvisor.com/registration.aspx.

*Investment services are provided by GL Investment Services, LLC and insurance services are provided by Graduate Leverage Insurance Services, LLC. 

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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 promo code.

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Test Prep Services
CourseSaver DAT & NBDE Prep  

CourseSaver 

CourseSaver is a leading DAT & NDBE prep company specializing in on-demand video lectures and practice materials. Hosting a world class instructor, hundreds of 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 CourseSaver videos. Go to www.coursesaver.com and enter your ASDA membership number during checkout to receive the discount.

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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.

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