Frequent Questions about AAID membership

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 Credentials tab.

Q. What are the dues?

A. General member dues are $345 annually. AAID's membership year is January 1 - December 31.

Q. What if I join mid-year?

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

Q. Do I get a certificate?

A. Membership certificates are mailed to new members 6 - 8 weeks after the application is processed. For renewing members, a seal is sent 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 (JOI)?

A. Any publications publish prior to joining the AAID are available in the digital archives but are not sent in hard copy for prorated members.

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

A. AAID's membership year is January 1 - 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 membership application.

If you graduated during the previous calendar year, you can take advantage of the recent graduate rates. The annual dues are $50 for the first three years after graduation, $100 for the fourth year and $200 for the fifth year. To receive the recent graduate rates, send a copy or photo of your diploma with your membership application.