Benefits of Membership

Value of Membership

As a member of the Western Los Angeles Dental Society, California Dental Association, and American Dental Association, you have access to a wealth of resources to support you in the clinical practice of dentistry, managing your dental career, and in working in or managing a dental practice. You have the power of local, state, and national experts and leaders within our profession working to provide you with the highest quality services available.


In Western Los Angeles

WLADS provides you with community resources to support your practice, build your network of colleagues, and navigate local regulations. Our major annual activities and services include: online directory/referral services for patients looking for dentists, community service projects to newsletters.

The Western Los Angeles Dental Society covers a large area in Los Angeles County. Our members reside in three regions:

  • Northern: Malibu, Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, Westwood, Century City, Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, Rancho
  • Central: Mar Vista, Venice, Culver City, Palms, Marina Del Rey, Playa Del Rey, Westchester, Inglewood, El Segundo, Hawthorne
  • Southern: Manhattan Beach, Lawndale, Gardena (portion of), Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Torrance (portion of), Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills


In California

CDA works to ensure that your voice and the needs of the profession are being represented in California through education, practice support, protection, and in advocating for oral health issues in government. For more specifics on the value of membership at the state level, visit CDA’s website (



The ADA is the leading national source of oral health related information for dentists and their patients. The vision of the ADA is to be the recognized leader on oral health with its mission to help all members succeed. For an understanding of national benefits and value, visit the ADA website (