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Registration Categories 

Dentist/FDA Member (FDA) – This registration category is for all FDA member dentists. Those registering in this category must ​register using their ADA number for ​membership verification, as well as their license number for CE reporting to the Florida Department of Health.

Dentist/ADA Member (ADA) – This registration category is for ADA member dentists that are not FDA members. Those registering in this category must ​register using their ADA number for membership ​​confirmation, as well as their license number for CE ​​verification. 

International Dentist/ADA Affiliate Member (IAM) – This registration category is for international dentists that are ADA affiliate members. Those registering in this category must register using their ADA number for membership confirmation, as well as their license number for CE ​​verification. 

International Dentist/Non-ADA Affiliate Member (INM) – This registration category is for international dentists that are not ADA affiliate members.Those registering in this category must enter their license number for CE verification.

Dentist/Non-ADA/FDA Member (DNM) – This registration category is for all dentists that are not members of ADA or FDA. Those registering in this category must enter their license number for CE verification. If you are interested in becoming a FDA member dentist and receiving FREE pre-registration for FDC, please contact Ashley Merrill, Member Relations Coordinator, at 850.681.3629. 

Dental Student/ASDA Member (ASD) – This registration category is for all dental students that are ASDA members. Dental residents and interns are no longer dental students, and therefore cannot register for FDC under this category. If eligible, dental residents and interns are urged to apply for FDA membership under the graduate student membership category for just $55. For more information on FDA membership, contact Ashley Merrill, Member Relations Coordinator, at 850.681.3629.

Dental Student/Non-ASDA Member (ANM) – This registration category is for all dental students that are not members of ASDA. Dental residents and interns are no longer dental students, and therefore cannot register for FDC under this category. If eligible, dental residents and interns are urged to apply for FDA membership under the graduate student membership category for just $55. For more information on FDA membership, contact Ashley Merrill, Member Relations Coordinator, at 850.681.3629.

Dentist/ADA/FDA Life Member (DLM) – This registration category is for all Life Members of ADA and/or FDA. Those registering in this category must ​register using their ADA number for membership ​​verification, as well as their license number for CE​ reporting to the Florida Department of Health.

FDA Past President (FPP) – This registration category is for all Past Presidents of the FDA. Those registering in this category must ​register using their ADA number for membership ​​verification, as well as their license number for CE​ reporting to the Florida Department of Health.

FDA Past President Spouse/Family (FPS) – This registration category is for any spouse or family member of an FDA Past President.

Guest (GST) – This registration category is for any spouse, relative or child (over the age of 18) of a registered attendee. A guest must be included ​in the attendee’s registration. Guests over the age of 18 must be registered as a Guest and have a badge to enter the ​Exhibit Hall and to attend the nightly social events. Registered guests are unable to receive CE credit for any courses attended. Guests who want CE credit should register as their appropriate professional category.

Child (CHD) – This registration category is for any child or relative ages 8 to 18 of a registered attendee. A child must be included ​in the attendee's registration. Children or relatives ages ​8 to 18 must be registered as a Child and have a badge to enter the Exhibit Hall and to attend the nightly social events.

Section Hygienist (SDH) – This registration category is for all dental hygienists employed by an FDA member dentist. The employing dentist’s ​ADA number must be provided when registering for membership verification. For CE reporting to the Florida Department of Health, these registrants must ​provide their license number in their registration.

Section Chairside Assistant (SDA) – This registration category is for all dental assistants employed by an FDA member dentist. The employing dentist’s ​ADA number must be provided when registering for membership verification.

Section Business Assistant (SBA) – This registration category is for any office staff or managers employed by an FDA member dentist. The employing dentist’s ​ADA number must be provided when registering for membership verification.

Non-section Hygienist (NSH) – This registration category is for all dental hygienists not employed by an FDA member dentist. For CE verification, these registrants must provide their license number in thier registration. 

Non-section Chairside Assistant (NSA) – This registration category is for all dental assistants not employed by an FDA member dentist.

Non-section Business Assistant (NSB) – This registration category is for any office staff or managers not employed by an FDA member dentist.

Lab Technician (NSL) – This registration category is for any lab technician. 

Dental Auxiliary Student (DAS) – This registration category is for any currently enrolled dental assisting or dental hygiene student. Individuals who wish to register in this category should contact their faculty advisers to register. Faculty advisers will ​complete a ​registration form of individuals from their school who will attend, and then submit that form to FDC staff. There is no cost to pre-register in this category. If your faculty needs the form, they may contact FDC Meeting Coordinator, Brooke Martin at bmartin@floridadental.org

Three-day Exhibit Hall Pass (TEH)- This registration category is for non-FDA member dentists who wish to attend only the Exhibit Hall during the convention. Individuals can attend the Exhibit Hall all three days of the convention but cannot register for courses or events with this registration category. If a non-FDA member dentist wishes to register for and attend courses or events, they would register an a Dentist/Non-ADA/FDA Member Dentist. To register as this category, please contact FDC Meeting Coordinator, Brooke Martin, at ​850.681.3692.

Saturday-only Exhibit Hall Pass (SEH)- This registration category is for team members and non-FDA member dentists who wish to attend only the Exhibit Hall during the Saturday of FDC. Individuals can attend the Exhibit Hall on Saturday only and cannot register for courses or events with this registration category.  If a team member or non-FDA member dentist wishes to register for and attend courses or events, they would register an a Dentist/Non-ADA/FDA Member Dentist or your appropriate professional category. To register as this category, please contact FDC Meeting Coordinator, Brooke Martin, at ​850.681.3692.

Non-exhibiting Manufacture/Non-dentist (NEM)- This registration category is for companies or organization that wish to attend the convention without exhibiting. Individuals will be able to attend the Exhibit Hall only and cannot register for courses or events with this registration category. To register as this category, please contact FDC Exhibits Coordinator, Elizabeth Bassett, at 850.681.3629. 

Children

Children under ​​8 years of age do not need to be registered for the convention and do not need a badge. Children are only allowed in the ​Exhibit Hall if accompanied by a registered parent or guardian. Infant strollers and carriages are not allowed in the Exhibit Hall, unless medically necessary. For the safety and convenience of others, the use of baby carriers is strongly encouraged. 
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