Membership

MDLA Member Benefits

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the Midwest Dental Laboratory Association. MDLA is an organization comprised of labs, individual CDTs, and product & service suppliers from Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.There are many benefits in being a member of MDLA, but probably the most advantageous is our Northland Exhibition held the spring of each year. We offer two full days of educational programs, an opportunity to network with peers, and the chance to meet with vendors and see new products on the market.List of BenefitsDirectory Listing — MDLA annually publishes a member directory complete with contact information so you can have instant access to other MDLA members when you need advice or assistance. An Added membership benefit is that the MDLA Membership Directory will be distributed to members of the Minnesota Dental Association.Vendor Discounts — MDLA members may receive a discount by purchasing product through the various affinity programs we have in place to benefit you, and MDLA. Our program includes:

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Educational Program Discounts — The MDLA Northland Exhibition and Annual Meeting each spring gives lab owners and technicians an opportunity to learn from experts from across the country, see the latest techniques and view the newest products on the market. This meeting is an excellent way to stay up-to-date on key issues, exchange ideas and information, and network with others from the industry. All courses offered at the Northland Exhibition are approved for C.D.T. credits, and MDLA members receive the benefit of greatly reduced registration rates.

Special Events — In addition to the Northland Exhibition, MDLA offers other educational and social opportunities throughout the year.

Website — The website it a resource for all members with access to a member’s only resources page, archived publications, job postings, and more.

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The Membership Dues & Northland Exhibition registration cannot be completed online at this time.