Membership Information

Membership Classifications

Active Member 

A person who is licensed to practice dentistry in North Carolina and resides in Wake County or whose professional practice site is in Wake County may be elected to Active Membership. Current Dues $360.00 *

A person who holds a professional dental degree and is currently practicing may be elected to Associate Membership. Current Dues $360.00 *

A dentist who has reached age 65 and has been a member of the Raleigh-Wake County Dental Society for the previous 10 consecutive years. Upon application in writing to the Treasurer, dues will be assessed at fifty percent (50%) of the regular Active Member fee. Life Members approved prior to December 6, 2018 will remain exempt from dues payment, however contributions and assessment payments are encouraged. Current Dues $217.50*

A member in good standing who has incurred or developed a physical condition that renders the
person incapable of performing clinical dentistry for an extended period of time or permanently. Application must be made in writing to the Executive Board. There is no fee for this classification $75.00*

A dentist who has reached age 65 and has been a member of the Raleigh-Wake County Dental
Society for the previous 25 consecutive years. Upon application in writing to the Treasurer, dues will be waived, however a $75 dinner fee is charged. $75.00*

Membership to the Raleigh-Wake County Dental Society is free during the calendar year of graduation from dental school, including advanced graduate dental programs.

*A $75 voluntary contribution to the RWCDS Foundation is included. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization and donations are tax deductible. Among other dental health related endeavors, the Foundation is supportive of Wake Tech’s Hygiene & Assisting programs, Poe Center for Health Education, Wake Smiles, Wake County’s Children’s Dental Health Month, UNC SOD, NC MOM, and Give Kids A Smile Day. Please increase or decrease the amount of your donation as you deem appropriate.

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