Join SDA

SDA represents close to 90% of the dental fraternity in Singapore.  We have been around for over 75 years and is the largest association of dentists in Singapore.

Membership has it’s privileges, and these includes:

Personal advice on such matters as:

  • Management of disputes with patients
  • Liaison with professional indemnity organisation (DPL)

and many more.

  • Provision and co-ordination of professional indemnity and at preferential annual rate
  • Advice from our experts in the Ethics Committee for disputes with patients
  • Access to Dental classified advertisements & preferential advertising rates
  • Regular access to mailers & email announcements
  • Exclusive access to Singapore Dental Journal & The DentalSurgeon
  • Preferential registration rates for scientific lectures & conventions
  • Exclusive invitations to social networking events.

Membership rates

The SDA membership rates are inclusive of prevailing Goods & Services Tax (GST).
The renewal is every 2 years, 2020-2021, 2022-2023, 2024-2025 etc
The subscription will be pro-rated to half a year if membership start from July onward.

Membership Category

Entrance Fee
(for new application only)

1st year

2nd or subsequent year subscription

(New Grad)

SGD 53.50

SGD 107.00

SGD 214.00


SGD 53.50

SGD 214.00

SGD 214.00

(New Grad)

SGD 53.50

SGD 58.85

SGD 139.10


SGD 53.50

SGD 139.10

SGD 139.10


No cost for joining SDA as a student member


No application - only for Ordinary member who lives overseas

SGD 139.10

SGD 139.10

Types of Membership

1)    Ordinary Membership

Open to all persons who are registered with the Singapore Dental Council (SDC) & practice in Singapore, including voting right during the Annual General Meeting (AGM). Ordinary Membership enjoy the full benefits.

Cost: $53.50 one time entrance fee, $214 subscription fee per year

2)    Associate Membership

Associate Membership is open to all who are unable to register with SDC, and include but not limited as follows:
(a) Members of the Malaysian Dental Association;
(c) Members of the allied professions who are interested in the advancement of dentistry;
(d) Accredited members of any foreign national dental association that extends reciprocal membership to Members without the need for any application process; and
(e) Postgraduate students who are accredited by the Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore.
Associate Members will enjoy the same benefits as  Ordinary Members but will not have any voting rights at AGM.

Cost: $53.50 one time entrance fee, $139.10 subscription fee per year

3)    Student Membership

Student Membership is open to all dental undergraduate.
Student Members enjoy the same benefits as Ordinary Members but will not have any voting rights at AGM. SDA announcement / newsletter will only be available via emails.

There will be no cost for joining SDA as a student member.

Come join us and be part of the Singapore Dental Family!

Click here for the SDA membership application form

Supporting documents required

– Photo (in JPEG format, if by email)

– Photocopy of practicing card (gray) (Front only) (in PDF format, if by email)

– Proposer’s signature (at the bottom right hand corner)
(It can be the dentist employer, colleagues or friends but they must be SDA Life or Ordinary members.)

For enquiry, please contact us at 6258 9252 or email us at:


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