College of Alberta Dental Assistants

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September 17, 2019 Entry and Advanced Practices
To help patients, employers and other dental team members understand what dental assistants can do in a patient's mouth, we are changing to a common entry practice for all dental assistants.
September 17, 2019 Provide Your Input – Proposed Code of Ethics Changes
Our proposed changes add responsibilities to colleagues and responsibilities to self, and separate responsibilities to the profession and responsibilities to the College.
September 3, 2019 Vaccination and the Dental Assistant’s Role
Dental assistants do not have the necessary education, training and experience to discuss vaccination with patients.
June 19, 2019 CDA Public Statement on Direct-to-Consumer Dental Appliances
The Canadian Dental Association (CDA) encourages patients to make informed decisions before purchasing or using direct-to-consumer dental appliances.
May 7, 2019 Coming this fall... Online Practice Permits!
Dental assistants will be able to get and print their practice permits online.
April 23, 2019 Caution recommended with use of CPP-ACP
People with an allergy to milk protein should avoid products containing RECALDENTTM(CPP-ACP).
March 26, 2019 New Standards of Practice and Other Bill 21 Updates
It is important to us that you receive safe, quality care from Dental Assistants.
November 1, 2018 Proof of Registration and Practice Rights
Do you need to verify if someone is a dental assistant?