University of BC student in 1st to 4th year
Post-graduate/Resident/Intern participating in full-time accredited CDA/ADA dental post-graduate, intern or residency programs and registered with the CDSBC
Graduating class outside BC
Dental Profession Advisory Program (DPAP) - a confidential counselling program available to members, staff and their families
Mediation support to help settle conflicts between parties
Dental students can receive a special package of no-cost life, disability and accident and dental instrument insurance while in school, with no medical required. For dental students to qualify for free CDSPI disability and life insurance while they are in dental school, the student must be: (1) enrolled at an accredited dental school in Canada, (2) a permanent resident in Canada; or, a Canadian citizen
BCDA offers on-demand and in-person courses
Complimentary registration to the Pacific Dental Conference prior to the early bird deadline (registration fee included in tuition for 3rd and 4th year UBC dental students)
Classified listings for associate positions and practice sales, etc.
Member website with locum and associate agreement templates, office management resources, templates and forms, etc.
the bridge member magazine and eBridge including coverage on current issues identified by the profession
Public education and annual advertising campaign to promote the profession in BC
Media relations support for all members
Community outreach resources for dentist presentations in the community
Government advocacy on numerous issues