AAID Membership FAQs

Q. What are the requirements to be an AAID member?

A. General membership is open to anyone interested in implant dentistry, both foreign and domestic. For requirements to become a credentialed member, see the Credentialing tab.

Q. How much are the dues?

A. General member dues are $370 annually. The AAID membership year is January 1 to December 31. For the full breakdown of membership dues, view the corresponding page for more informaiton.

Q. What if I join mid-year?

A. Most of our benefits are available all year long but a few are more time sensitive. Most dues are prorated based on the Journal of Oral Implantology publication schedule. Pro-rated membership dues are not available to renewing members. Email membership@aaid.com to inquire about the current dues rate.

Q. Do I get a certificate?

A. Membership certificates are mailed to new members six to eight weeks after the application is processed. For renewing members, you will receive a seal to update your membership certificate annually after your renewal payment is received.

Q. Will I get any back issues of the Journal of Oral Implantology?

A. Any publications published prior to joining the AAID are available in the digital archives but printed copies are not sent for prorated members.

Q. I graduated from dental school (or a residency program) in May. Do you have a New Dentist rate?

A. The AAID membership year is January 1 to December 31. If you were a student or resident on January 1 of this year, you are eligible for Student membership for the remainder of the year. To receive the Student/Resident rate, you must submit documentation of full-time dental student or resident status with your online membership application.

If you graduated during the previous calendar year, you can take advantage of the recent graduate rates. The annual dues are $75 for the first three years after graduation, $150 for the fourth year, and $250 for the fifth year. To receive the recent graduate rates, send a copy or photo of your diploma/certificate with your online membership application.