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Connecticut State Dental Association

Affinity Programs

CSDA Membership Affinity Programs

The Connecticut State Dental Association leverages the buying power of our members to help them obtain discounts and special offers on a wide range of products or services. Our first responsibility is to our members, so we stipulate that these providers must be responsive to your needs. This includes having enough staff available to answer your calls and getting back to you with a solution in a timely manner as well as having managers who work directly with the CSDA if you are not satisfied with how a problem was resolved. In exchange for our endorsement, these providers agree to give discounts or other special benefits to our members so you can save money or earn rewards on the following products or services.

You may click on the name of the company to go directly to that section:

Association Gloves - Disposables Program
Bank of America - Practice Finance Solutions
CareCredit - Patient Financing
CyraCom - Interpreting Services
Mercedes-Benz: Luxury Vehicles
Officite - Website Development/Internet Marketing
Southridge Technology - Full Service IT Support
US Bank - Credit Card

Association Gloves & Supplies Program

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CSDA’s endorsed disposables program, administered by Association Gloves & Supplies, brings you high-quality products at an exceptional value, access to an easy recurring order program and great personal service. Reduce the cost of high-use products like gloves, masks, and dental supplies such as headrest covers, tray liners, bibs, prophy angles and paste, saliva ejectors, air/water syringe tips, sterilization bags, surface wipes and much, much more!

You’ll find national brands like Crosstex, Microflex, Halyard Health, Sempermed, Innovative Healthcare Corp, Cranberry, BeeSure and PlakSmaker at solid values. Association Gloves is endorsed by 23 dental associations. The CSDA now makes this purchasing option available to you as a member benefit.

Our program delivers value. Compare prices and see for yourself. Earn a $5 gift card as a thank-you for your first order.

Association Gloves & Supplies saves you money and provides non-dues revenue to the CSDA to support the activities and member services you value. Make your purchasing power do more for you.

Score with the Home Run Combo offer, good April 1 to June 30
Score 1 free box of Dream prophy paste when you buy 1 case of sterilization pouches, 2 cases of masks and 3 cases of gloves! You choose the flavor and grit. Naturally, everything is delivered to you free. And your entire order is risk-free. If you’re disappointed in anything you purchase, call for a refund and return shipping labels. In addition to the Home Run Combo explained above, you’ll want to know about these amazing specials available through June 30.

Check out the great prices on these products:

Exam gloves specials

  • Micro-Touch Denta-Glove Blue nitrile, super soft and stretchy with a superb grip. 100 per box/1,000 per case. Was $64.25 per case, now just $52.50 per case!
  • Microflex UltraForm nitrile, available in half-sizes for the hard-to-fit hand, outstanding grip and ergonomically certified to support hand health, 300 per box/3,000 per case was $196.50 per case, now just $157.20 per case!
  • BeeSure Glacier Blue and the new Forest Green nitrile gloves, textured and comfortable, 300/box/3,000 per case. Was $141.25 per case, now only $128.75 per case! Buy them with matching BeeSure Naturals masks, level 2-equivalent, 50 per box/8 boxes per case. Reduced to $55.00 per case.
  • Cranberry Revo200, textured, blue nitrile, 200 per box/2,000 per case. Was $116.25 per case, reduced to $106.25 per case.
  • Cranberry Transcend, a low-dermatitis-potential glove, textured, low odor, 300 per box/3,000 per case. Originally $144 per case, on sale for $124.75 per case.
  • Halyard Health Lavender, AquaSoft, SafeSkin Purple and Sterling: Buy 9 get 1 box free. Refer to website for pricing.

Mask specials: Get great savings on Halyard Health, BeeSure and Cranberry masks. See website for prices.

Disposable Product Discounts: Save 10% on BeeSure disposable products like saliva ejectors, air/water syringe tips, gauze, sterilization pouches and more. Refer to the website for prices.

Products by the Bag, Box or Pouch
To help members save even more, we have introduced many new products that dentists use every day in high quantities, and are offering them by the bag, box or pouch. Be sure to try these items and see how much you can save. Compare our pediatric stainless steel crowns, priced at $21 for a box of 5, to similar products costing many times more.

All sale products are eligible for the Home Run Combo, saving you even more money.
Enter promo code Q2 HOMERUN on the web, or call 877-484-6149 and give the code Q2 HOMERUN to your customer service representative to take advantage of our free-goods offer.

Easy ordering and all your purchases from Association Gloves & Supplies are risk free.
To shop our entire product line, please visit associationgloves.com. Create an account to see all the products available in your state. Our new website is super user-friendly and should be your go-to resource to explore our newly-expanded product line. Now selling items by the bag, box, pack, carton or case! If you are dissatisfied, simply call us for a refund. Shipping is always free and your satisfaction is guaranteed.

Shipping is always free! Free samples on gloves, masks and some supplies!

Solmetex Amalgam Separators Now Available from Association Gloves & Supplies
CSDA members now have another resource from which to purchase the number-one selling amalgam separator system and its original replacement containers. Association Gloves & Supplies is now an authorized distributor of Solmetex amalgam separator systems and Practice Waste Management solutions. Whether you need a new Solmetex amalgam separator, want to upgrade your legacy system to the new, easier-to-use NXT Hg5 system that boasts a smaller footprint, or simply purchase replacement containers and recycling, you can call our endorsed glove and supplies program 877.484.6149 for immediate assistance. Purchases from Association Gloves & Supplies create non-dues revenue for the CSDA.

Bank of America

When you need financing for your dental practice, you want to work with someone who understands your industry. For almost two decades, Bank of America Practice Solutions has helped dentists across the nation reach their goals through smart financial solutions* and expert guidance. Whether you own a practice or are just getting started, we can provide customized financial solutions for your short-term needs and long-term aspirations.

Purchase and Start-Up:

  • Practice sales and purchases
  • New practice start-ups
  • Owner-occupied commercial real estate products§

Growth & Restructuring:

  • Improvement and expansion financing
  • Equipment financing
  • Practice debt consolidation

Expert guidance. Personal attention. Real solutions.

Association members receive 50% reduction in loan administration fees.‡ To learn more, call us toll free at 800.497.6076 Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST.  You can also visit bankofamerica.com/practicesolutions for more information or to schedule a phone consultation.

* All programs are subject to credit approval and loan amounts are subject to credit worthiness. Some restrictions may apply.
§   51% owner occupancy required.
†   Bank of America may prohibit use of account to pay off or pay down another Bank of America account.
  To be eligible for this reduction, applicants must provide association name and membership number at time of approval.
Bank of America is a registered trademark of Bank of America Corporation. Bank of America Practice Solutions is a division of Bank of America, N.A. ©2016 Bank of America Corporation  |  ARJQRYXH

 

Care Credit

When patients have an out-of-pocket cost for their dental needs, having special financing available through the CareCredit healthcare credit card may help more accept recommended care.

To help make great financial conversations easier, CareCredit provides free training and resources, many developed in conjunction with leading dental educators, including:

  • Insights, ideas and proven strategies that help solve key practice issues such as failed appointments, overhead and attracting new patients.
  • FREE Script Kit:Let’s Talk – Tips for Great Patient Financial Conversations.
  • And more.

Ready to enroll?  Call 800-800-5759 or visit carecredit.com/dental.

Already accept CareCredit?  Get connected to free resources by calling your Practice Development Team at 800-859-9975, option 1, then 6.




CyraCom

Be compliant with the Section 1557 regulation

CyraCom provides phone and video interpretation, enabling dentists to communicate with their non-English-speaking patients in seconds. CyraCom services are fully compliant with Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act.

CyraCom supports hundreds of languages, including ASL. Interpreters in CyraCom's large-scale US contact centers complete a 120-hour certification course and specialize in healthcare interpreting. 

CyraCom provides dental offices:

  • Easy online sign-up with no startup costs or minimum fees
  • Compliance with Section 1557 language service requirements
  • Access to certified interpreters in hundreds of languages through phones, laptops, or even an interpretation app

CSDA members receive preferred pricing off of interpretation services. There's also no minimums and no set-up fees!

Questions: 844-737-0781
Sign Up: http://www.cyracom.com/ada   


Mercedes

A Luxury Offer Guaranteed to Make You Smile 

Receive Star AccessSM – save up to $5,500 toward the down payment or cash due at signing on a new Mercedes-Benz vehicle. *

Membership has its privileges. 

Imagine yourself behind the wheel of the sporty, sleek C-Class sedan. Take on tough with the GLC midsize SUV that’s all lean muscle. Experience class leading safety with the technically brilliant, physically invigorating E-Class Sedan. Or discover the luxury SUV that invented its segment with the GLE.

Whatever your heart and driving style desire, you can make it yours at significant savings. 

Choose from over 80 vehicles for purchase or lease. Models start at $32,700.

View the latest model lineup for member incentives available on each.

ada.org/mercedes
866.628.7232

*Available to qualified customers only.



Officite
Officite, the leading provider of dental websites and Internet marketing is the official practice website provider for the Connecticut State Dental Association. Since 2002, Officite has built thousands of websites that have delivered hundreds of thousands of new patient appointments for the dental community. As the endorsed website company for the CSDA, members can launch their online presence with a professional website and Internet marketing plan at a special member rate. 
  • Pre-designed layouts & editable pre-written Web page content, with option to create completely custom site
  • Search marketing programs for first page Google ranking
  • Social media and blogs for increased referrals
  • Practice reputation management for increased patient reviews and new appointments
  • Online patient education for increased treatment awareness
  • New Mobile Website solution— your website built for complete functionality on smartphones & tablets.

The following checklist is from Don McKenzie’s course Attracting New Patients from the Internet: How to Launch Your Online Presence, which was offered at the Mohegan Sun during the 2012 CSDA Annual Meeting. 


Start getting found online by new patients immediately. To learn more, contact 877.895.4037 or visit www.officite.com/.





Southridge
Southridge Technology, a full service IT Support Company specializing in dental technology and compliance is the endorsed technology provider for the Connecticut State Dental Association. Southridge has been serving the Connecticut Dental Community for the past 14 years and now as an endorsed provider for the CSDA we are offering special packages and pricing for all members in areas that include:
  • Backup Services
  • Business Continuity
  • Email Solutions
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Network Security
  • Technology Procurement
  • Virus/Malware Protection
  • and more…

 

Ask Southridge about our complimentary technology assessment, step one in helping practices integrate the right technology to meet their business needs. To learn more about our services and CSDA member benefits, please call 203.431.8324 or 860.426.8221 or visit us at www.southridgetech.com.


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The ADA® Preferred Rewards Visa® Card is the card Connecticut State Dental Association member dentists count on for great benefits and valuable rewards

  • Earn 20,000 Bonus Points after you spend $5,000 on the card in 90 days1
  • Only 25,000 points equals up to a $450 ticket
  • No Annual Fee!
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees!
  • Points add up fast – earn 2 points per net $1 spent on all eligible Connecticut State Dental Associaiton purchases and one point per $1 spent on eligible net purchases everywhere else Visa cards are accepted
  • Earn an additional 20,000 Bonus Points after $125,000 annual net spend2
  • No travel blackout dates on more than 150 airlines
  • Visa Signature Travel Benefits including Travel Accident Insurance & Auto Rental Insurance3

To apply, call 888-327-2265 ext. 36991 or visit adavisa.com/36991  

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Accounts must be open and in good standing to earn and redeem rewards and benefits. Upon approval, please refer to your Cardmember Agreement for additional information. Net purchases are purchases minus credits and returns. Not all transactions are eligible to earn rewards, such as Advances, Balance Transfers, and Convenience Checks. Upon approval, please refer to your Cardmember Agreement for additional information. Rewards points expire five (5) years from the end of the calendar month during which they were earned.

1To earn first use bonus, eligible net purchases must be made within 90 days of account open date. Bonus will be credited to your account 6-8 weeks after the end of the promotion period.

2The $125,000 spend must be on eligible net purchases, and is per calendar year. The annual spend bonus eligibility timeframe is January 1 through December 31. Bonus will be credited to your account 6-8 weeks after the end of the promotion period.

3Certain limitations and restrictions may apply. Refer to your Visa "Guide to Benefits" terms for details.

The creditor and issuer of the ADA® Visa Signature® Card is U.S. Bank National Association, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. ©2018 U.S. Bank

 


Interested in becoming a CSDA Affinity Program Member click here for more information.

Please contact Jesse Dennehy, Manager of Membership and Professional Services, if you experience any problems with the firm(s) listed above that are not resolved to your satisfaction. Jesse may be contacted at (860) 378-1800 or jdennehy@csda.com.