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Canadian Dental Assistant Association News

The Canadian Dental Assistants Association (CDAA) is very pleased to announce that on June 1, 2017, the Association of Alberta Dental Assistants (AADA) joined the CDAA as the voice for Alberta dental assistants at the national level. 

The CDAA is looking towards the future of dental assisting in Canada with commitment, determination and a positive approach to meet our challenges as we strive for unity across the country.  CDAA is proud be able to work together with our colleagues from Alberta to advance the profession of dental assisting in Canada.

Following the results of the Healthy and Respectful Workplace survey and the FREEDAC study, the Canadian Dental Assistants Association has developed a Vision for a Healthy and Respectful Workplace, based on the responses of CDN DAA members.

2020 CDN DAA Vision for Healthy Workplace

2020 American DAA Journal Pres Message and CDN DAA article

2020 July CDN DAA COVID-19 Return to Practice Survey Results

Covid 19 Survey Findings


Infographic – DA Mental Health Survey 2022

Infographic – Resilience ENG December 2021


Infographic-CDAA Response to COVID-19[2]

Infographic – Coping Tips July 2020

Infographic-Stress and Burnout July 2020

Infographic on Privacy Breaches 2020

Caries Risks Assessment Tool


Certificate of Appreciation received from The Canadian Dental Assistants’ Association: