FAQ


General Questions

Register (i.e. create a login account) by clicking here

Ensure you are logged in to our website or register to create a login account on our website by clicking here. Then, register to become a JDA member and pay your membership dues by clicking here. A JDA member number will be generated which may be used to access member benefits and member convention registration rates. Please keep this number for your records.

Yes, you have to register again as a member on our new website. If you have already paid your membership dues for the year, please email help.jda@gmail.com

No, the old member numbers are no longer valid. Our new and improved website will generate a new number once you have logged in to the website, registered as a member, and have paid your membership dues. Please keep this number for your records and to be able to access member benefits.

You may pay through our website using our secured payment platform or by submitting a cheque payable to “Jamaica Dental Association” and deliver to 28 Old Hope Road, Shop #14, Kingston 5. Email help.jda@gmail.com once cheque has been delivered so we may manually add membership due payment to your online profile. There may be a lengthy delay in processing if payment by cheque is chosen. We urge you to pay through online registration and payment to avoid delays.Click here.

Email us a .pdf and a word document of your authored work to help.jda@gmail.com and our executive will review your submission. Please also provide your citations and references.

Convention Questions

February 12- February 15, 2020 at Mélia Braco Resort, Trelawny, Jamaica.

You can register now! The earlier the better! See our Registration Rates by clicking here

We recommend staying at our host hotel for 2020, Mélia Braco Resort (an all-inclusive resort) to get the full immersion experience with the speakers and other attendees. This would also eliminate transportation hassle to an from the convention. Make sure to book early as space is limited.

If you choose to stay off property, you will have to purchase a day pass, which is currently $75 per day. (This pass will include daytime access to the property, food and beverage.)

Internationally, we suggest you fly into the Sangster International Airport. It is approximately a 50-minute drive to the host hotel. A Passport is required, so please ensure that your travel documents are organized in advance of the event.

Accommodation forms found here may be submitted by email to mbv.receivables@melia.com and Cc: jdaconvention@gmail.com. Room reservations may also be arranged by telephoning Mélia Braco Resort. Once you have reserved, please forward reservation confirmation to jdaconvention@gmail.com

Ensure you are logged in to our website or register to create a login account on our website by clicking here. Then register for the convention by clicking here.

To access JDA membership rates, register to become a JDA member (even if you have previously registered at the Dental House) and pay your membership dues by clicking . If you have already paid your membership dues, contact us by emailing help.jda@gmail.com

Yes, you can. Fill out the Member/ Non-member Convention Registration form with the credit card (Mastercard or Visa) information and send a scanned copy to jdaconvention@gmail.com. You may also pay by cheque made payable to “Jamaica Dental Association” and deliver to 28 Old Hope Road, Shop #14, Kingston 5.

Yes, you are required to register for all courses and events.

We are an ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program Provider (ADA CERP). Jamaica Dental Association offers one hour of credit for each hour of lecture, unless otherwise indicated in the course description. Computerized CE certificates can be printed out at the conclusion of the convention from any computer with Internet access. Click here to submit your CE codes and print CE certificate

Once you have your CE code(s), enter them into the CE section on our website here. This feature is available up to 6 weeks after the last day of the convention. A computerized CE certificate will be generated and can be printed or saved as a pdf. A CE credit submission form may be printed from our website, filled out, and submitted to Dental House but there may be a delay in receiving your CE certificate due to processing and delivery. We recommend that you submit your CE codes online on our website to avoid this delay.

For students and post-grads, provide a scanned letter from the dean or director from your educational institution stating you are currently enrolled in a dental program. For interns, provide a letter from your supervising consultant.

You can find all the documents pertaining to the convention here. You may submit the Convention Registration form by email to jdaconvention@gmail.com or delivery to 28 Old Hope Road, Shop #14, Kingston 5. We strongly urge you to register online to avoid processing delays.

Accommodation forms may be submitted by email to mbv.receivables@melia.com and Cc: jdaconvention@gmail.com or room reservations can be arranged by telephoning Mélia Braco Resort.

You may send queries to jdaconvention@gmail.com. Ms. Norma Christie is our Convention Planner for JDA Convention 2020.

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