WELCOME TO THE WEBSITE OF THE PENNSYLVANIA DENTAL ASSISTANTS ASSOCIATION

     Mark your calendars!

PDAA Events:

  • April 10-11, 2015 - PDAA Spring Educational Seminars and Meeting hosted by the Northeast PA Dental Assisting Society.                     Friday topics: morning session - OSHA/HIPAA update and documentation; afternoon session: Cone beam technology/radiation health and safety. Friday night social includes  -"Cooking With Kate" at Mohegan Sun Casino. Saturday morning session: Infection Control round table followed by PDAA meeting and luncheon.
  • SAVE THE DATE - November 13-14, 2015 - PDAA Fall Educational Seminars and Meeting in Denver, PA (hosted by Lancaster DAS)




Local Dental Assisting Society Meetings: 

    Northeast Pennsylvania Dental Assistant Society

  • January 29, 2015 - meeting at Chili's in Wilkes-Barre 6:30pm
  • July 15, 2015 - meeting on the patio at red Robin in Wilkes-Barre 6:30pm
  • October 21, 2015 - annual planning meeting and election of officers - 6:30 pm Chili's in Wilkes-Barre 

Lancaster County Dental Assistants Society

Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting course

March 6, 2015

click here for course registration form 


visit our website at www.lancasterdentalassistants.org

e-mail us at pdaa.lcdas@comcast.net

Philadelphia Dental Assistants Society

CPR Renewal - February 13, 2015
registration fee: $55
course begins at 10am
for registration information please contact
DottieOkeefe@yahoo.com
or call
(610) 662-4729

Coronal polishing courses for EFDA's
February 27, 2015 
click here for registration form



continuing education courses are offered on a regular basis

contact  dottieokeefe@comcast.net  for details

BERKS COUNTY DENTAL ASSISTING SOCIETY

COMING SOON: CPR certification

PITTSBURGH DENTAL ASSISTING SOCIETY



University of Pittsburgh offers ongoing dental continuing education courses, on and off campus as well as online. Visit their website  www.dental.pitt.edu/ce  for the latest courses. 



CHILD ABUSE RECOGNITION AND REPORTING

All EFDA's must take an approved child abuse recognition and reporting course by March 31, 2015 in order to renew your EFDA license. The Pennsylvania Dental Association is an approved course sponsor. 
Click here for registration form. 

Cut and paste the link below for a complete list of approved child abuse and recognition courses:

http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/child_abuse_ce_providers/21920 

FREE ONLINE CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

Your active membership in the American Dental Assistants Association now entitles you to FREE and UNLIMITED online continuing education credits. Visit our national website link for continuing education at www.ADAA1.com  and login using your ADAA membership number and password. The ADAA will track your courses should you need to present them for a DANB or SBOD audit. 

Remember DANB certificate holders need 12 hours of approved continuing education every year and Pennsylvania EFDA's need 10 hours every renewal period. DEP requires 4 hours of radiation health and safety education every 4 years for any dental personnel who takes radiographs.

OTHER COURSES, SEMINARS AND MEETINGS


March 4-6, 2015 - Valley Forge Dental Convention - www.vfdc.org 

March 7, 2015 - Harcum College Dental Expo - click here for registration information

April 16-18, 2015 - Pennsylvania Academy of General Dentistry seminars

May 8, 2015 - Luzerne County Community College Dental Health Alumni Day.  www.luzerne.edu/alumni

May 15, 2015 - Benco Dental Customer Appreciation Day, Central Hotel and Conference Center,    Harrisburg. Contact your Benco Rep or call 570-602-7068 for more details.

November 6-7, 2015 - ADAA National Convention, Washington DC



Dental Radiology Health and Safety - ADAA online course # 1105

                                           5 CEU -   (AGD-PACE approved)                                                                                                           FREE for ADAA members -   $75 non-members                                                         visit our national continuing education website www.ADAA1.com