Benefits of becoming a Member

  • Create   a   sustainable   and   professional   association   adopting   best business practice and management at all levels
  • Attain full membership of all registered dental therapists in South Africa
  • To facilitate  the  development  and  progression  of  the  dental  therapy profession and dental therapists
  • To eliminate professional discrimination and foster healthier relationships in the dental fraternity
  • To protect  the  interest  of  dental  therapy and  dental  therapists  in  South Africa
  • To build relationships with dental professional associations around the world for the recognition of South African dental therapy profession as an accredited profession
  • To facilitate  the  progression  of  dental  therapy  training  and  educational development and expanded functions of therapists
  • To protect dental therapists from unfair labour practice and discrimination in the work environment
  • To promote dental therapy to all oral healthcare role players
  • To facilitate  the  involvement  of  dental  therapists  in  community  oral healthcare programmes
  • To facilitate  recognition  of  the  profession  to  financial  institutions  and promote dental therapists requiring financial assistance or start up capital
  • To attain PPS accreditation for all dental therapists
  • To ensure equal pay for procedures as rendered by other dental professionals and prevent discrimination by medical funders
  • To build a unified dental association in South Africa with a general dental council in the long term
  • To encourage research and development initiatives in the dental therapy profession in South Africa
  • To encourage the recruitment and training of more dental therapists as per the white paper on the transformation of healthcare in South Africa
  • To create an environment suitable for effective communication between members and the executive of the association
  • To empower dental therapists and assist where necessary making representations on behalf of members at all levels of governance , ethics and best practice
  • To engage all members in Continued  Professional  Development  (CPD) and stay ahead with the developments in dental technology
  • To provide dental solutions to all South Africans by creating unique business relations with dental partners and members in making dentistry affordable and dental treatment attainable
  • To establish the sovereignty of dental therapy in South Africa

 

 

Annual SADTA Full Membership:

Paid on or before 28 February 2018:

Dental Assistant: R500-00

Dental Therapist: R980

Oral Hygienists: R980-00

Dentist: R1200.00

Paid after 28 February 2018 *additional Administration fee*R150.00

Dental Assistant: R650.00

Dental Therapist: R1130.00

Oral Hygienists: R1130.00

Dentist: R1350.00

 

3 Month subscription 

Dental Assistant: R260-00

Dental Therapist: R350-00

Oral Hygienists: R350-00

Dentist: R560-00

 

Membership fee 

▪ Full-day / Half day CPD Seminars organised by your SADTA Branch or National Executive Committee at a reduced rate of R350 per event
Dental Assistants pay R250 per CPD event…only
▪ 4 Journal free of charge
(4 x 3 CEU’s per Questionnaire = 12 CEU’s)

 

Full Membership

Any person who is registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a DENTAL THERAPIST shall be eligible for full membership.
Full Members pay membership fees and have full voting rights , access to 4 Journals per year free of charge and Discounted rates are applied to CPD events hosted by Branch and National executive committee.

 

Associate Membership

Any person who is not registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as DENTAL THERAPIST but has a qualification in field of Dental Therapy is eligible for associate membership.
Associate Members pay membership fees and have NO voting rights, but have access to 4 Journals per year free of charge and Discounted rates are applied to CPD events hosted by Branch and National executive committee.

 

Student Membership

Any student registered to study DENTAL THERAPY at a training institution within the Republic of South Africa approved by the Health Professions Council of South Africa shall be eligible for student membership.
Student Members pay no membership fees and have NO voting rights, but have access to 4 Journals per year free of charge and Discounted rates ARE applied to CPD events hosted by Branch and National executive committee.

 

Donor Membership

The National Executive Committee may on application grant donor membership to any person for a period specified by the National Executive Committee.
Donor Members are exempted from paying membership fees and have NO voting rights. but have access to 4 Journals per year free of charge and Discounted rates are applied to CPD events hosted by Branch and National executive committee.

 

Allied Membership

Any person holding a degree or diploma in the Dental field other than a Dental Therapy degree and is registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a Dental Assistant, an oral hygienist or Dentist and/or specialist dentist and is interested in the in the field of Dental Therapy shall be eligible for allied membership.
Allied Members pay membership fees and have NO voting rights, but have access to 4 Journals per year free of charge and Discounted rates are applied to CPD events hosted by Branch and National executive

 

SADTA Members get a 20% discount on all purchases over R6500 per month

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