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Information Resources for UofT Alumni and other Practising Dentists


This is a list of some Canadian associations and the membership benefits they offer. In some cases, these resources are free for members, members can get access to parts of the resource for free or member discounts may apply. Please visit the association website for more details:

Canadian Dental Association

Canadian Academy of Periodontology (CAP)

Canadian Dental Hygienist Association

Ontario Dental Association

The Association of Prosthodontists of Canada

The Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics (CARDP)

Canadian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Indigenous Dental Association of Canada 

  • Open to anyone in the dental community that wants to join. Includes a Knowledge Exchange, student chapter, resources for Reconciliation in Dentistry, and a listing of events.

United States

(The following content is adapted with permission from Bibby Dental Library University of Rochester Medical Center)

Many dental organizations offer discounts and other privileges as part of the membership fee. Below is a list of some organizations and a list of some of the resources that have been included in memberships for free, available to members online or at a lower subscription rate. Please visit the individual websites for more details:

Academy of Laser Dentistry

Academy of Osseointegration

Academy for Sports Dentistry

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

American Academy of Craniofacial Pain

American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry

  • Education database (Online)
  • Access to articles posted by members
  • EP magazine

American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics

American Academy of Implant Dentistry

American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology

American Academy of Oral Medicine

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

American Academy of Periodontology

American Association of Endodontists

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

American Association of Public Health Dentistry

American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association

American College of Prosthodontists

American Dental Association

  • DynaMed Plus (member login) is an evidence-based information database for use at the point of care.
  • Dental & Oral Sciences Source (DOSS) (member login) offers an extensive collection of important full-text journals, as well as full-text monographs for online dental literature research.
  • Cochrane Library (member login), a full-text source of systematic reviews, clinical trials, and summaries of reviews.

American Dental Education Association

  • Journal of Dental Education (Online)
  • Bulletin of Dental Education (Online)
  • The JDE is online through HighWire Press. HighWire hosts more than 1,000 other journals and provides Inter-Journal Toll-Free Citation Linking. For example, you may find an article in the JDE and want to pursue the references. If the cited articles are from journals hosted on HighWire, you can read the full text even if you are not a subscriber, provided you follow citation links from the JDE.

American Prosthodontic Society

International Association for Dental Research

International Association of Dento-Maxillo-Facial Radiology

Special Care Dentistry Association