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National Societies represent the practice of Paediatric Dentistry of their country. National Societies’ representatives are members of the Council of the IAPD and participate in all decisions of the Association.
National Society Membership
The IAPD has 80 National-Member Societies and through them represents over 30,000 dentists working with children, adolescents and patients with special needs worldwide.
Be a part of the largest international body of Paediatric Dentistry and join us now to give the children of the world a future full of bright smiles!
National Societies’ representatives have the opportunity to interact and network, raise awareness on issues regarding Paediatric Dentistry, improve education and clinical practice in their region.
Each country can be represented only by one Society.
National Societies' Benefits
Interested in Joining the IAPD Family?
Fill out the National Society Membership Application Form below. We will verify that you are a current individual member before proceeding to review your society’s application. Please have your the society constitution, list of officers and logo at hand to upload at the end of the form.
Alternatively, click on the button below to download the National Society Membership Application Form and send it to the IAPD Secretariat at [email protected] accompanied by the society constitution, list of officers and logo (if applicable).
After receiving your application, the IAPD Secretariat will contact you if any further information is needed to proceed.
The Secretary General will review and present the new application at the first Board of Directors Meeting following your application.
If the Board votes in favor of your application, the society will achieve Interim National Society Membership* which will enables the society to apply for regional meetings and Teach the Teachers’ Educational Workshops.
*Your society’s status until the Council decision is an Interim National-Member Society, which enables you to apply for hosting an IAPD Regional Meeting and Teach the Teachers’ Educational Workshops. You will only be an official member after the Council votes to accept the Board of Directors’ recommendation. Our secretariat will contact you and announce the Council’s decision.
National-Member Society dues will be requested by our Secretariat at the time of application and can be settled until three months before the following Congress.