C O N T I N U I N G   E D U C A T I O N

Who are Dental Assistants?

Join The People Who Make Dental Assisting a Profession!

ACTIVE 2018 – 2020 TDAA’s Local Dental Assistants Societies


The Texas Dental Assistants Association (TDAA) is a constituent of the American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA), a recognized provider by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners (TSBDE) for Dental Assisting Continuing Education (CE). TDAA is a professional association since 1940, a state association of the 9th District of the ADAA providing the voice, guidance and education for Texas Dental Assistants.





Austin Dental Assistants Society



Dallas County Dental Assistants Society

alydal01@yahoo.com or jacklynporras@gmail.com 214-952-6521


West Texas Dental Assistants Society

mgardun2@epcc.edu or sdickins1@att.net

Fort Worth District Dental Assistants Society      ftwdas@gmail.com 817-503-7357


Greater Houston Dental Assistants Society

denacarr62@gmail.com or kljukes@aol.com



Coastal Bend Dental Assistants Society

bzblondetx@yahoo.com 361-557-0813


San Antonio Dental Assistants Society

robinking2009@gmail.com or edfreindc@aol.com 210-865-4407


Social Networking!


The ADAA provides Home Study Continuing Education (CE) Courses on a wide range of topics from infection control and radiology to practice management and tobacco cessation. Upon successful completion of the courses, Dental Assistants earn credits for Recertification requirements, which include courses relating to Dental Assisting duties approved as appropriate CE for maintaining a Texas RDA Credential

Become a member of the ADAA and enjoy the money saving benefits!

 Fast& easy member service provided by ADAA!

 Fast & easy member service provided by ADAA!


ADAA Member Log-in:

 Update your ADAA Record/Member Profile

 Order downloadable CE Courses, a complete On-line service

View your own Test History Report(s)

For the Dental Team! 

Step into the Twenty-First Century with Henry-Schein Dental

Henry-Schein Dental offers courses in-person, in-print, and on-line. Their courses are designed and presented by innovative leaders in the dental industry.  Henry-Schein Dental is a Nationally Approved Sponsor through the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), and is an American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) Provider.


Continuing Education Seminar Calendar

Henry-Schein Dental in-person seminars are offered throughout the United States.  To find information on dates, speakers, and course topics, click on the continually updated CE seminar calendar link above.



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With DRC, you can:

For more information or to register go to: www.drcdental.com or Call 1-800-372-4346.


C A L E N D A R  O F  E V E N T S



Star of the South Dental Meeting 

February 7 - 8, 2019

Houston, Texas

George R. Brown Convention Center

What’s new in Houston!


The American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA) is pleased to announce that Dental Assistants Recognition Week (DARW) is scheduled for March 3-9, 2019. 

 DARW is a week-long tribute to the commitment and dedication which dental assistants exhibit throughout the year. “Today’s Dental Assistants – Polished, Poised & Professional” is the theme for 2019 and acknowledges the importance of dentistry’s role in health care and the responsibilities of Dental Assistants.   




March 3 – 9, 2019




2019 Event Schedule

TDAA 79th Annual Session

May 2 – 4, 2019
San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk Hotel
Hosted by:

Fort Worth District Dental Assistants Society

Information will be placed in the TDAA Publication, the Bulletin

What’s new in San Antonio! 

TDA Meeting

May 2 – 4, 2019

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

Courses offered each day of the Conference.

What’s new in San Antonio! 

Southwest Dental Conference

October 10 - 11, 2019

Dallas, Texas

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center/Omni Hotel

CE Courses offered each day of the conference!

Information will be placed in the TDAA Publication, the Bulletin

 What’s new in Dallas!


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Last updated on 03/13/19.


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