Becoming an Active Member

To transfer from Student Membership to Active Membership, complete the formal application, indicating the new category of membership. An application fee is not required for current members changing classification of membership; the current annual dues are required upon approval.

Recent graduate are afforded one year dues-waived and two years of reduced membership dues at 50 percent off the full active membership dues rate if they have maintained continuous membership. They must convert your membership to Active Status by Dec 31 in the year of graduation.


Early Career Pediatric Dentist Events

Early Career Pediatric Dentists have several opportunities at AAPD 2022 to network. Click here to learn more.

Helpful AAPD Links

AAPD Career Center AAPD is pleased to announce that AAPD Career Center has launched with a new look and enhanced features to help employers post jobs and job seekers find jobs.  This updated version of our classified ads streamlines the process and matches the best candidates with the best jobs quicker than ever before. Please take a few moments to create an account on the new AAPD Career Center by going to to post your profile and resume for employers to search.

Practice Management Archives This online archive gathers links to articles on risk management, practice managment and marketing, financial strategies, issues in dental coding, and legal matters impacting the practice of pediatric dentistry.