Benefits of the PDAA

The Pediatric Dental Assistants Association exists to help pediatric dental assistants realize and reach their fullest potential. To help realize and reach that potential, members of the PDAA have exclusive access to the following member benefits:

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Continuing Education for Pediatric Dental Assistants

We are the only professional organization committed to the development of pediatric dental assistants.

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Get Access to Over 100 On-Demand Training Modules

From dental dams to communication, the PDAA offers a custom education specific to the needs of your dental practice and team.

View our on-demand library exclusively available to members.

Focus on what your practice really needs.


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Online Distance Learning that’s Available 24/7/365

Team members can learn at their own pace from any device. Hands-off training for you and a comfortable learning environment for your team.

A team trainer that doesn’t need time, attention, or sleep.


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Q & A Assessment for Online Training Modules

Allows doctors to track the progress of their PDA’s and ensures retention of valuable skills.

Knowledge checks to make sure training sticks.



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Attend the PDAA Annual Conference – For FREE*!

Your PDAA practice membership lets one team member attend our annual conference for free (additional team members at a member-only discounted rate), where they will be instructed by the industry’s top professionals. That’s a $497 value!

It’s like All-Star camp for dental assistants.

*ONE free ticket to annual conference

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Certified Continuing Education for Dental Assistants Attending Annual Conference

As a recognized provider of continuing education, the PDAA can provide 16 ADA CERP credits to those participating at our annual conference.

Keep your team up-to-date on best practices and new technology.



The Pediatric Dental Assistants Association is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
The Pediatric Dental Assistants Association designates this activity for 16 continuing education credits.

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Helpful Modules for Team Meeting Material & Trainings

Is it a struggle to make team meetings productive? Members of the PDAA gain access to our archive of training modules and materials designed to keep your team constantly improving.

Professional team meetings for dental professionals.



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Join Our Nationwide Network of Pediatric Dental Professionals

When your practice joins the PDAA, you connect with your peers across the country.

Communicate, learn, and even find your next pediatric dental assistant in our coast-to-coast network of pediatric dental assistants and dentists.

We’re all in this together.



So what are you waiting for?

Help improve your team and your practice by enrolling in membership with the PDAA. It’s as simple as completing the practice enrollment form. And if you’re a dental assistant that would like to join the PDAA, complete our individual enrollment form, found here.

Have questions about our upcoming conference? Need more clarification about our member benefits? Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.

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