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Join the IDA

The Indiana Dental Association (IDA) is a tripartite organization consisting of the IDA, the American Dental Association (ADA) and your local dental society. When you become a member of IDA, you also become a member of ADA and your local component. For more information on IDA/ADA membership, refer to the Frequently Asked Questions about Membership at the ADA website.


Checklist for Joining

To successfully complete our easy online membership application, you will need the following:

  • your ADA number, located on your gold ADA card OR
  • the year you graduated dental school

Click Here to access the membership application located at the ADA website. Simply enter your ADA number or your name and the year you graduated dental school. This will start the membership application process for IDA/ADA and your local component.


If you have difficulty during any point of the online membership process, contact Jody Cleary, Director of Membership & Financial Services, at 800.562.5646 or Jody@indental.org.