Joining the Dental Society

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the Durham-Orange Dental Society.

Membership requirements are as follows:

  1. All dentists that are active in clinical practice and/or teaching dentistry and whose professional residence is in Durham or Orange counties are welcome to join. Dentists in adjoining counties which have no active local societies are also welcome to join.
  2. Any Dentist interested in becoming a member of the society may attend one meeting at no charge. Please contact an executive committee member or a society member for sponsorship!
  3. Agreement to the bylaws of the society and payment of the annual dues (fee schedule below)

applicationTo join the Durham-Orange Dental Society, please submit your application here, and then send payment as outlined below.

Annual dues are for those members who will be able to be with us both Spring (January-April) and Fall (September-December) sessions. Semi-Annual dues are for those members who are joining only for January-April.

Membership Type Annual Dues  
Regular Membership No fee for paying members of 2021; $300 fee will resume in 2023  
4th year Dental Student* FREE  
1st year out of school/residency $100  
2nd year out of school/residency $200  
Dental Resident FREE  
UNC Dental Faculty $200  

*Number of dental students able to register may be limited. RSVP is necessary at least one week prior to the event.

Please send payments to: (Online payments are an option through PayPal. If interested, please email us at and we will send an online invoice)
Credle A. Harris DDS
1721 E Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Memo: DODS DUES 2022

Make checks payable to: Durham-Orange Counties Dental Society