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:
ADA TV Powered by PHBS - ADA TV AHI Travel - Small Group Travel Bank of America - Practice Finance Solutions CareCredit - Patient Financing Chase - Payment Processing CyraCom - Interpreting Services The Dentists Supply Company - Disposables Program InTouch - Messages On Hold Lands End - Apparel Mercedes-Benz: Luxury Vehicles Officite - Website Development/Internet Marketing Southridge Technology - Full Service IT Support UPS - Shipping US Bank - Credit Card Whirlpool - Appliances
ADA TV is a user-friendly, high-tech entertainment and marketing system for waiting rooms that empowers a dental practice to customize and stream content that will educate, entertain, and promote your services to patients on the TV located in your reception area.
A small Chromebit computer stick plugs into any flat screen TV HDMI port and connects to your WIFI network. ADA TV is configured to store, stream and receive broadcast presentations configured for your practice.
- Educate patients by streaming popular ADA Toothflix 2.0 patient education videos (English and Spanish) and other tutorials
- Promote your practice with digital marketing signage and information about elective procedures
- Entertain with localized news, weather, sports and entertainment clips from YouTube
- Customize the system with your own videos and promotions
- Includes real time news-feed tickers
Connecticut State Dental Association Members save over $900 in setup and subscription fees.
AHI Travel will send you on the trip of a lifetime. River, land and ocean journeys are based on itineraries that balance the must-see with the road less traveled and include enough flexibility to accommodate individual preferences. All of AHI's programs feature a strong educational component and the goal of presenting worry-free travel experiences that foster a deeper understanding of diverse cultures and natural phenomena by putting travelers in direct touch with local people and cultures.
- January 22-February 2, 2020 – Chilean Wonders: Lake District & Patagonia
- February 4-15, 2020 – Legends of the Nile
- March 17-April 1, 2020 – Southern Africa
- March 25-April 9, 2020 – New Zealand
- April 21-29, 2020 – Hill Towns of Italy
- May 30-June 7, 2020 – Basque Country: Spain & France
- June 6-14, 2020 – Grand Seine River & Normandy Passage
- June 22-July 6, 2020 – Iceland Cruise
- July 19-27, 2020 – Cruise the Rhine River
- August 2-12, 2020 – Nordic Magnificence
- September 9-17, 2020 – Sorrento: The Charm of the Amalfi Coast
- September 9-18, 2020 – Imperial Splendors of Russia
- September 26-October 4, 2020 – Cruise Provence & Burgundy
- October 3-10, 2020 – Hudson River Fall Foliage Cruise
- October 9-18, 2020 – Morocco: Land of Enchantment
- December 11-19, 2020 – Holiday Markets Cruise: The Festive Rhine River
With over 50 years of experience, AHI Travel is proud to have become one of the leading group travel companies in the world by establishing a reputation for excellence in service, quality and value.
CSDA members that book trips with AHI will receive a special $250 member discount, personalized customer service and assistance preparing for all aspects of the trip, plus the opportunity to attend a dentistry related reception.
When you need financing for your dental practice, you want to work with someone who understands your industry. For over twenty years, 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 help 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 and 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 | ARY5L9C6
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/dentistry/.
Already accept CareCredit? Get connected to free resources by calling your Practice Development Team at 800-859-9975, option 1, then 6.
Payment Processing That Keeps Your Practice Running Smoothly
CSDA Members can save an average of $1,900 a year on debit and credit card processing1 when they switch to Chase.
Whether you accept payments at the front desk, on the phone or online, Chase has the right solutions for your practice. Now you can accept payments securely and conveniently no matter how your patients choose to pay.
- Special rates based on the entire ADA membership
- Reduce fraud risk by accepting EMV chip cards
- Accept mobile wallets such as Apple Pay© and Google PayTM
- No account set up fees
- No long-term contracts2
- 24/7/365 in-house customer support and technical assistance
- Above all – an endorsed provider you can trust. Chase has processed credit cards for over 30 years.
Already have a payment processor? Get a complimentary account review to see if Chase can improve your bottom line.3 Contact a Chase specialist today at 800.618.1666 or visit ada.org/Chase.
Businesses are required to complete an application and agree to terms and conditions at the time of enrollment. All businesses are subject to credit approval. Merchant services are provided by Paymentech, LLC (“Chase”), a subsidiary of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. Certain restrictions may apply. 1Savings based on comparison of ADA members using Chase merchant services versus third party payment processing data (The Strawhecker Group, June 2018, Dentist/Orthodontist merchant type). Savings may vary based on processing volume. Merchants are required to complete an application and agree to terms and conditions at the time of enrolment. 2Certain restrictions may apply. Not all businesses may qualify for Month-to-month or No Long-Term Contract, such as businesses who: require processing capabilities in multiple currencies, process over $5 million in annual credit/debit card sales or have certain software or connectivity requirements. Qualifying businesses may terminate their contract at any time by providing 30 days’ written notice. Businesses who receive a promotional consideration from Chase may be required to repay all or a pro-rated portion of the value of such promotional consideration if the contract is terminated within the first 24 months. Businesses who do not qualify for the No Long-Term Contract may be subject to additional terms and conditions, including a defined initial term and early termination fees. Talk to a Chase Representative for more details. 3Cost comparison will be based on a calculation of the overall cost for comparable services, as determined by the processing statements you provide, and will exclude all one time fees. Cost comparison results are estimates only and do not guarantee savings. In addition, inaccuracies in the comparison may occur due to pricing variances and complexities in the statements provided. Apple Pay is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. Google Pay is a trademark of Google Inc. ©2019 JPMorgan Chase & Co. All rights reserved.
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!
Sign Up: http://www.cyracom.com/ada
Membership just keeps getting better! Your newest benefit? Significant savings on dental supplies. The Connecticut State Dental Association has affiliated with The Dentists Supply Company (TDSC) to offer members a new way to shop for dental supplies. TDSC is a member dentist led organization built to provide consistent, competitive pricing on dental supplies to members of organized dentistry regardless of practice size. When you buy from TDSC, you are joining a collective of visionary dental professionals who believe the profession should be shaped by those who practice it.
Dentists have already saved more than $4 million compared to MSRP on everything from adhesives to x-ray materials through tdsc.com. This is savings that can be reinvested back into the practice and patient care.
Ready to see how much you can save? Visit tdsc.com/connecticut to learn more and get started today with a custom price comparison on the products you buy today.
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Turn on-hold time into patient education time.
A personalized on-hold message not only promotes your practice, it also builds good will and appreciation among the patients who benefit from your messages. And InTouch Practice Communications makes it so easy. Their skilled writers understand the needs of dental practices like yours and will craft a custom demo just for you at no charge.
Save $300 on an InTouch System—an exclusive price for ADA Members only. Purchase the Flex Plan and benefit from unlimited message and music changes!
Promote your practice and help build awareness with beautifully logo’d apparel.
- Give your office a unified professional look and build brand awareness in your community.
- ADA Members always save up to 10% off products and logo application fees.
- No minimum order, and satisfaction is guaranteed.
- Exceptional customer service and easy to return policy.
First-time customers use promo code ADAFLSU to receive free logo set-up and embroidery on your order.
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Exclusive offers for CSDA members.
Receive Star AccessSM – save up to $2,500 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 the toughest roads with the GLC midsize SUV that’s all lean muscle. Drive with class-leading safety in the technically brilliant, physically invigorating E-Class Sedan. Discover the luxury SUV that invented its own segment with the GLE. Or experience the newest generation of the Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) with natural voice recognition inside the all-new A-Class Sedan.
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 $32,500.**
View the latest model lineup for member incentives available on each.
*Fleet incentives available only for qualified customers on all MY2019 and MY2020 Mercedes-Benz models listed above. Incentive must be used at time of purchase/lease. Eligible person must be the buyer/co-buyer or lessee/co-lessee. Fleet incentives cannot be used in conjunction with Diplomat, European Delivery, Special Demos, certificate programs, Seasonal Event Bonus Program and other Fleet Programs, or non-U.S. specification vehicles. All incentive amounts are subject to change without notice and should be confirmed with your dealer at the time of transaction.
**MSRP based on 2019 models. Suggested starting MSRP excludes all options, taxes, title, registration, transportation charge, and dealer prep fee. Actual prices may vary by dealer.
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 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.
Special Note from Southridge:
Ransomware can cripple your business. The cost, downtime and damage to your brand reputation are just for starters. Every day your business is put in a very vulnerable position. You need technologies that go beyond anti-virus. More importantly, you need to educate and train your employees to stop ransomware before it starts. Click here to download our Essential Cyber Security Toolkit to learn more.
UPS Took the Guesswork Out and Put the Easy In with New Flat Rate Discounts on Shipping
CSDA members now have access to new and improved flat rate pricing - no matter how much you ship, when you ship, or where it’s going. UPS can provide the reliability, scalability and security that your dental practice needs, so you can focus on what’s most important – your patients.
Members-Only Savings Include:
- 10%* on UPS Next Day Air® Early
- 45% on Domestic Next Day / Deferred
- 25% on Ground Commercial / Residential
- International: 50% on Export / 40% on Import / 25% Canada Standard
- In addition, members can take advantage of UPS Smart Pickup® service for free
Open a new account, switch your current account or if you are already taking advantage of the UPS savings program, re-enroll and apply the new discounts to your existing account by visiting: savewithups.com/ada or call 1-800-MEMBERS (1-800-636-2377), M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., ET.
*Visit savewithups.com/ada for specific services and discounts.
The ADA® Preferred Rewards Visa® Card is the card [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 [State Dental Association] 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
We may change APRs, fees and other Account Terms in the future based on your experience with U.S. Bank National Association and its affiliates as provided under the Cardmember Agreement and applicable law.
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. ©2019 U.S. Bank
Save on trusted household brands from Whirlpool Corporation for Your Home or Practice
As an ADA and CSDA member, you have an opportunity to receive substantial savings along with special promotions using the Inside Pass Program from Whirlpool® Corporation. You can choose from hundreds of popular consumer products for your home from recognized brands such as KitchenAid®, Maytag®, Amana®, Whirlpool® and Gladiator® GarageWorks.
With this program you’ll enjoy the following benefits:
- Everyday savings and exclusive member deals
- The largest selection of trusted household brands
- A dedicated customer care team
- In-home delivery and professional installation
You, your immediate family members and your staff can purchase up to 12 products every year.* Save on appliances, accessories and other products, all from the most popular brand names in the appliance industry. Plus receive free delivery on orders $599+* use code 599FREEDEL at checkout, offer ends 12/31/2019.
Ordering is easy!
- Log-in to ADA Member Advantage with your membership password or call ADA Member Advantage at 1.800.ADA.2308 to receive your ADA GROUP CODE
- Go to the website: http://www.whirlpoolinsidepass.com
- Select the “Create An Account” option
- Enter the ADA GROUP CODE
- Complete required fields
- Select “Submit” and begin shopping!
If you have any questions, or would like to place an order by phone, please have your ADA Group Code and call Whirlpool Inside Pass customer service at 1-866-808-9274. Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (ET).
*Terms and conditions apply, log onto www.whirlpoolinsidepass.com for complete program details. Program available in the Continental US.
Interested in becoming a CSDA Affinity Program Member click here for more information.
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