Membership Application

AO Offers Unique Advantages

The Academy of Osseointegration (AO) is recognized as the premier association for professionals working in the field of implant dentistry. AO has been at the forefront of scientific advances in dental implant and tissue replacement therapy since its inception in 1986. Because membership represents more than 70 countries, AO offers the unique advantage of sharing information on a global basis.

Membership Categories

Categories of membership are not permanent classifications. As experience is gained or education completed, an individual can apply or transfer from one membership category to another.

Active ($495) – available to any dentist, physician or other basic scientist in implant dentistry.
Affiliate ($150) – includes dental technicians, nurses, auxiliary personnel and technical representatives of manufacturing companies who have an interest in implant dentistry.
Student ($95) – includes students or residents enrolled in dental school, medical school, pre-doctoral or post-doctoral advanced education programs.
Associate ($100) – a new category of membership offered to individuals from developing nations which meet certain economic criteria. This is an online only membership category that offers specialty selected benefits.

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If you have any questions about membership, contact us at or call 847-725-2267.