Join CSPD

If you are interested in joining the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, please download an Application for Membership and mail it with a one time $25 application fee to:

Dr. Soderstrom
Executive Director
700 R Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95811

Telephone: (916) 231-2142
Fax: (916) 231-2141

Application Form for Membership

CSPD MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

Active
$310

An applicant for Active membership shall be a member of or an applicant to the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry; he/she shall either be in practice, dental administration, teaching, research, or retired from practice in the State of California.

Active First Year
$155

An applicant for Active membership shall be a member of or an applicant to the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry; he/she shall be a first year graduate from an accredited pediatric dental post doctoral or residency program. Dues for first year following graduation are 50% of Active Member dues.

Associate
$155

An applicant for Associate membership shall be a pediatric dentist qualified for Society membership who is a member of or an applicant to the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry; he/she shall either be in practice, dental administration, teaching, research, or retired from practice but does not reside, practice, teach or do research in the State of California.

Affiliate
$155

An applicant for Affiliate membership shall be non-pediatric dentists or physicians residing in California whose interests are consistent with the mission of the Society. Affiliate members may not use the Society name, membership status or logo, nor imply special expertise or training in pediatric dentistry.

Allied Professional
$155

An applicant for Allied Professional membership includes all non-dentists residing in California whose interests are consistent with the mission of the Society. Allied Professional members may not use the Society name, membership status or logo, nor imply special expertise or training in pediatric dentistry.

Postdoctoral Student
No Dues

An applicant for Postdoctoral Student membership shall be enrolled full time in any American Dental Association approved advance education program in dentistry and be a member of, a student member of, or an applicant for membership in both the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. CSPD membership will terminate for non-pediatric Postdoctoral Student members following completion of the advance education program.

Faculty
$155

An applicant for Faculty Membership must be a member of or an applicant to the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry; he/she shall be a full time dental school or hospital faculty to be entitled to a 50% reduction in annual dues and assessments. Individuals eligible for this dues reduction must (a) teach a minimum of four full days per week in a university or hospital or (b) expend at least 100% of their professional activity in teaching.