College of Alberta Dental Assistants


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Membership Benefits


All College members receive the following benefits:

  • College Highlights updates
  • notice of learning opportunities
  • a voice in policy decisions and the future direction of dental assisting
  • the opportunity to become involved in committees and positions that promote personal growth and leadership qualities
  • an Awards Program that recognizes excellence in dental assisting, personal achievement and contributions to the advancement of the profession
  • a united voice for members promoting: public awareness, cordial relations with health professional organizations, the expansion of the role of the dental assistant within the dental environment

Registered Dental Assistants also receive the following benefits:

  • Malpractice Insurance coverage
  • recognized professional status through legislation, which includes use of protected titles and initials
  • direct vote at Annual General Meetings (AGM)
  • eligibility to run for elected Council positions

Registration is mandatory for all dental assistants practicing in Alberta.