Membership Transfers

Just moved into the D.C. area?  Already a member of another dental society, and want to transfer your membership?  It couldn't be easier!

Simply fill out the application below, which provides us with your updated information and gives us permission to transfer your membership from your current dental society. 

If you have any questions, contact DCDS staff at or call (202) 367-1163. 

Welcome to D.C.!
Please submit this DC Dental Society member application only under these circumstances:
  • You wish to transfer your current dental society membership to DCDS 
  • You wish to become a Metropolitan Member, and you are already a member in good standing of the ADA and your home state dental society. 
  • You wish to join during the Half-Year Dues Promotion. 
For all other circumstances, click here to fill out an on-line Tripartite Membership Application

To become a member, you must have DDS or DMD degree, and be engaged in dental activity in the District of Columbia. 

Personal Information

Please provide Street Address, Suite, City, State and Zip Code
Please provide Area Code and Phone Number
Do you wish to become a Metropolitan Member, transfer your membership to DCDS, or join during the Quarter Year Dues Promotion?

Did a DCDS member refer you to join the Society? If yes, please provide the member's name.
Full name of Dental School

Personal Background

Have you ever been denied a dental license?*

Have you ever had your license suspended or revoked?*

Have you ever been censored, suspended or expelled by a dentally related organization (i.e., dental society)?*

Have you ever been convicted of a felony or criminal offense, including driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, but excluding minor traffic violations and parking tickets? (A conviction record will not automatically bar you from membership. Each application will be individually considered on its merits.)*

I hereby affirm that all statements are true and correct.*
By clicking the Submit button, I hereby apply for DC Dental Society membership and resolve to abide by the Bylaws and Principles of Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct if accepted into membership, and to pay all required dues. 

If I am transferring from another Society, I hereby grant permission to DCDS staff to update my ADA database record accordingly.