San Mateo County Dental Society (CA)

Business Membership

Benefits & Privileges of SMCDS Business Memberships Program

A Business Member …

  • Is a business that supports the San Mateo County Dental Society and its members through advertising, special product offers / pricing discounts, sponsorship of speakers, hosting exhibitor table clinics at study clubs, CE seminars, and/or general membership meetings
  • Is a preferred provider SMCDS members are encouraged to support as often as possible when in the market for products and services

We Count on our Business Members to …

  • Provide members with timely dental industry and small business information as well as products/services relevant to their needs
  • Engage professionally with our members -- as consultants focused on identifying and fulfilling their needs

We Welcome our Business Members to …

  • Write timely and relevant articles for our publications
  • Be involved in developing and delivering SMCDS continuing education programs

We Offer 4 Business Membership Levels with Special Opportunities for Connecting with our Members via …

  • Advertising / special acknowledgements in The Mouthpiece, Member Directory, Website, Facebook, Twitter, SMCDS eNews, New Member Welcome Kits
  • Use of our seminar room
  • Table clinics at our clinical and practice management continuing education seminars
  • Exhibit  tables at monthly general membership meetings
  • Periodic use of our updated member mailing list

View Sample Benefit Packages Here:




Our Business Memberships are designed to expand your contact with and exposure across multiple media to our membership in exchange for your financial support and professional / collegial engagement with our members.   Our highest level - Premier Business Membership - benefits illustrate the full range of offerings; Platinum, Gold, and Silver levels reflect reduced benefits commensurate with lower Membership fees. 

Half-Page Ad in The Mouthpiece newsletter distributed to  675+ members + 150 non-member dentists in San Mateo County in hardcopy and digital formats

Exhibit Table at Seven General Membership Meetings typically 75 – 90 attendees; excludes joint, full- , and half-day CE meetings

Quarterly SMCDS Mailing List Use

SMCDS Website Professional Services Directory Listing with Preferred Business Designation and link to your company website – Preferred Business designation exclusive to Business Members

Preferred Business Designation for your SMCDS Member Directory Professional Services Directory Listing – Preferred Business designation exclusive to Business Members; 20% discount on advertising in the SMCDS Member Directory

Business Member Spotlight  a half-page* on your company’s relationship with SMCDS / SMCDS Members in The Mouthpiece; *a 500-word article about how your company serves our members (cannot be general corporate promo; i.e., must be specifically for or about our members)

Business Member Badge displayed on the Business Member Wall of Fame  in all issues of The Mouthpiece and flagged in each New Member
Kit during your membership period

The Mouthpiece Newsletter and SMCDS Member eNews Annual Subscriptions

Global Business Member Status ID  All mentions of your company name in SMCDS publications and at meetings you attend will honor your SMCDS Business Member status

SMCDS Website Presence  Logo placement in our Thank You Business Members slideshow; SMCDS Supporters link to SMCDS Professional Services Directory

Periodic Acknowledgement of SMCDS Relationship via Social Media  our website, Facebook page, and Twitter feed

1-Hour Seminar Room Use plus 20% Discount on additional SMCDS Seminar Room Use

Exclusive to Premier Membership Level

Positioning as Topic Expert / Speaker:  Two-hour topical presentation in our seminar room 2x/yr – 15 to 35 attendeespractice management and professional success topics welcome

Opportunity to Sponsor or Co-Sponsor:  for Shredathon, New Dentist Social,  or other social event (open to ideas)

Periodic Newsletter Column as topic expert with referral to Professional Success Resources Expert FAQs – your area of expertise pop-out 

SMCDS Website Members-Only Section Professional Success Resources FAQs – your area of expertise pop-out; invite members to submit questions for individual response and, with member permission, add to our library of FAQs

SMCDS Homepage Presence  Premium homepage ad placement linked to your website or your SMCDS Professional Services Directory listing; Logo placement in our Thank You Business Members slideshow; SMCDS Supporters link to SMCDS Professional Services Directory

SMCDS Business Membership Offers





2018 Membership Fee for a 12-Month Cycle





2018 Discounted Renewal Rate











For additional information or to become an SMCDS Business Member, contact

Etta Kinney - Executive Director         650.637.1121