Membership of ASDA runs from 01 July – 30 June (ie. the financial year) each year. Registration for the 2020 – 2021 FY is now open:
If you are attending the ASM on the Gold Coast 29-31 May 2020 are able to appy for or renew your membership at a discounted rate with your ASM registration here.
Otherwise, if you are not attending the ASM, you can apply for or renew your membership for 2020/21 by clicking here now: ASDA MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL 2020/21.
Associate members: If you are a general dental practitioner who has completed an ASDA Relative Analgesia Course in you are eligible for a complimentary period of registration as an ASDA Associate member for a one year period. To apply for this membership please use the attached form: ASDA-ASSOCIATE-MEMBERSHIP-APPLICATION
The Society promotes all areas of dentistry that relate to research into the prevention, control or elimination of pain and anxiety using local analgesia, relative analgesia, anxiolysis, conscious sedation, psychological behaviour modification, and other pharmacological and non-pharmacologic forms of treatment.
The Australian Society of Dental Anaesthesiology is an Australian Dental Association Affiliated Society. Therefore to join, you must first be a member of the ADA.
Benefits of Membership:
ASDA acts to improve patient safety and comfort by supporting and promoting education in pain and anxiety control and emergency management. We also support the ongoing Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Conscious Sedation and Pain Control) at the University of Sydney.
ASDA has delegates in the ADA sub-committees and Dental Board of Australia (Conscious Sedation Committee) advocating for patient safety and the ability to practice for appropriately qualified and trained sedationists. To ensure we have a valid voice, membership and the involvement in our society of as many Endorsed Sedationists as possible is needed.