Membership Classifications

 

Membership Category

Annual Dues

Active Member (includes Academic and Active Duty Military)

Limited to periodontists, including Academic and Active Duty Military who are licensed to practice in the United States and who reside in the states of Arkansas, Colorado, Nebraska, Oklahoma or Texas, and who meet the qualifications for Active Member as listed in Article III of the By-laws of the Southwest Society of Periodontists.

$175

Academic Non-Periodontist Member

Limited to individuals residing in the states of Arkansas, Colorado, Nebraska, Oklahoma or Texas, who do not meet the qualifications for Active membership, but who are engaged in full-time research and/or teaching in periodontics in accredited dental schools at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. Has all of the privileges and responsibilities of Active Members except the rights to vote, to make nominations and to hold office. May serve on special committees.

$175

Student Member

Student members do not pay annual dues and dues are waive for the first year after graduation from their training program. During the first year after graduation, graduates should request transfer to Active or Non-Resident membership status and pay the appropriate dues. Please contact the SWSP to request transfer to Active or Non-Resident status and/or to notify SWSP of address, phone, fax, e-mail changes.

$0

Non-Resident Member

Members residing outside of the geographic boundaries of the Southwest Society of Periodontists. The SWSP region includes the States of Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas.

$135

Life Active Member

An Active Member for the preceding 25 years and attained the age of 65 years of age. Retains all of the privileges and responsibilities of Active Members, including the rights to vote, to make nominations, to hold office and to serve on special committees.

$125

Life Non-Active Member

Active Member for preceding 25 years and attained the age of 65 years of age. Retains all of the privileges and responsibilities of Active Members except the rights to vote, to make nominations and to hold office. May serve on special committees. Life Non-Active Members do not pay annual dues.

$0

Retired Member

Members in good standing in any dues-paying category who completely retire from practice or teaching. Retain all of the privileges and responsibilities of Active Members except the rights to vote, to make nominations and to hold office. May serve on special committees. Retired Members do not pay annual dues.

$0

Honorary Member

Honorary Members do not pay annual dues.

$0

 

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