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If you're looking to keep up to date on the latest CDAA and industry news, then you won't go wrong with checking in here now and again.

FROM OUR SPRING SEMINAR

The CDAA Spring Seminar was held April 21 at the Valley Ridge Golf Course. Speakers and topics included: Dr Roma Pastershank – Neuromodulator Therapy – Botox Dianne Rebryna B.Sc. D.D.S – Occupation Health & Safety – An Outline for Your Office Program Lynne Marshall RYT – Finding Balance Click below to download the references from
CDAA welcomes Propellus back for another facilitated learning session addressing the recruitment, recognition and retention of CDAA board volunteers. This session will cover the best practice of volunteer engagement as per the Canadian Code of Volunteer involvement and the future trends in volunteering.

Have You Been Terminated?

The Association of Alberta Dental Assistants has recently received feedback from RDAs who believe that they are being terminated and replaced with less experienced staff who are being paid less, as a cost saving measure by some dental practices.

From our Jan 15 GM

To the CDAA: Just wanted to thank you again for inviting me to speak at the CDAA meeting Monday night.  And thank you all so much for the Keg gift card – that was absolutely so generous!  Please convey my appreciation to everyone.  It really was my pleasure to be there. Sincerely, Krista Rasmussen, BA,
The CDAA is now accepting registration for CDAA members, students and non-members for the 2018 Spring Seminar on April 21. Our seminar is open to everyone however only those with a CDAA membership ID number will receive discounted member pricing. If you need to get your CDAA membership then please visit CDAA Membership page or
The CADA is legislated by the AB government to protect the public, ensure that their licensed RDAs are competent and to discipline RDAs as needed.  Under the HPA they are not there to protect you or advocate for you as an RDA.  It is not their role to provide membership benefits, services or support.  These

Info from our Nov General Meeting

To the Calgary Dental Assistants Association: On behalf of KaVo Kerr, thank you very much for the opportunity to speak with you last week on the important topics of operatory ergonomics and handpiece maintenance.  We appreciate your time and should you have any follow up questions from the presentation, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

CDAA Honorary Members

Hello Calgary Dental Assistants Association Honorary Members! As an Honorary member of the Calgary local there is no annual local fee paid to receive Calgary membership benefits, support and services. Just to let you know that RDAs in Alberta are once again connected to the Canadian Dental Assistants Association through our provincial association the AADA. 
The CDAA has finalized the dates and times for our key meetings. General Meetings will be held at the Inglewood Community Hall in the Dave Marshall Room. Meetings will remain at 6:30 pm on the third Monday of Sept, Nov, Jan, and March. View meeting dates below: GENERAL MEETINGS September 18 2017 Topic: Lost in the Bermuda Triangle – Come

August Update

The next CDAA General Meeting is Sept 18 6:30 pm at the Inglewood Community Hall.  In July members were emailed motions for proposed Bylaw changes. Hopefully you have had a chance to read through these as we will be voting on these at this meeting. Our annual Awards will also be presented during the Business

May Update

The CDAA AGM and Election is approaching fast and will be held May 15, 6:30-9pm at our usual location: Inglewood Community Hall. Please RSVP by May 12th to the Membership Coordinator (under ABOUT tab/ exec committee). Those who RSVP receive an extra door prize ticket. Our most important position to fill is the President Elect, this
The CDAA is now accepting registration for CDAA members, students and non-members for the 2017 Spring Seminar on April 22. Our seminar is open to everyone however only those with a CDAA membership ID number will receive discounted member pricing. If you need to get your CDAA membership then please visit CDAA Membership page or
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