Dental Student Interest Group (DSIG)

This program gives predoctoral dental students who have an interest in periodontics online access to all AAP member-only content, including the Journal of Periodontology and a multitude of research and practice info.

Eligibility for DSIG Participation

A predoctoral dental student is entitled to join the AAP Dental Student Interest Group (DSIG) if the following requirements are met:

  • Current enrollment in a U.S. dental school accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association
  • Current membership in the American Student Dental Association (ASDA)
  • Submission of a complete and accurate DSIG online application
  • Payment of first year's DSIG fee ($61) via credit card with application

If you have completed periodontal training and you are enrolling in another specialty training program or a DDS/DMD program you do not qualify for DSIG however you may qualify for student membership. Please review the student membership section of our website for full details.

Benefits of DSIG Participation

DSIG Related Links

Members Only Content: 
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