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The ADAA is a professional organization for dental assistants. It celebrates its 97th year in 2022. President Mary Beth Sjoka identifies its mission as advancing the careers of dental assistants and advocating for the dental assisting profession in matters of education, professional activities, credentialing, and legislation. To promote the ideals and growth of the Association which aid in the accessibility and delivery of quality oral health care to the public. Dental Assistants perform highly technical skilled work under the supervision of dentists in a wide variety of tasks in the dental office, ranging from patient care to administrative duties to laboratory functions.

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Letter From Leadership: Mary Beth Sojka

November 2022

Fall is the season when we see many beautiful changes. The leaves paint the landscape with beautiful colors, the air gets a bit crisper, and thoughts of holidays are with us. We always know this change will come, yet we must accept it each year and many people relish it.

Letter From Leadership: Mary Beth Sojka

Letter From Leadership: Sue Camizzi

October 2022

As dental assistants, what skills do we possess to become leaders? Whether we are an office chairside DA, a dental office manager, or a member or officer on the National, State, or Local level of the American Dental Assistants Association?

Letter From Leadership: Sue Camizzi

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 November 2022 
December 10, 2022
8:30AM - 12:30PM PDT

Diablo Dental Assistants Society

Education Extravaganza Live CEU


December 15, 2022
7:00PM - 8:00PM EDT

Enhancing Patient Education Using Digital Technology

Anna Nelson Webinar


Join us as we explore how utilizing digital technology can make a difference in your patient's education interactions and bring a higher level of self-awareness to their dental treatment needs.