A S S O C I A T I O N S

American Dental Institute (ADI)

Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)

American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD)

American Association of Women Dentists (AAWD)

American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA)

American Dental Association (ADA)

Canadian Dental Assistants Association (CDAA)

Dental Assisting National Board (DANB)

S T A T E   A S S O C I A T I O N S

Texas Academy of General Dentistry (TAGD)

Texas Academy Pediatric Dentistry (TAPD)

Texas Dental Association (TDA)

Texas Dental Hygienist’s Association (TDHA)

Dental Laboratory Association of Texas (DLAT)

Texas Oral Health Coalition (TXOHC)

Texas State Board of Dental Examiners (SBDE)

 D E N T A L   A S S I S T I N G   S C H O O L S

ADA ACCREDITED DENTAL ASSISTING SCHOOLS:

Programs that are accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) and have been granted the accreditation status of Approved (without reporting requirements). The Commission on Dental Accreditation is a specialized component of the American Dental Association and is recognized by the United States Department of Education.

ADA NON-ACCREDITED DENTAL ASSISTING SCHOOLS:

Dental Assistant Courses are offered through Regional, State, and local Dental Conferences, as well, as private and public institutions in Texas. There are also programs offered that are non-accredited by ADA, but provide knowledge necessary to begin a Dental Assisting Career.

CENTRAL TEXAS:

College of Health Care Professions (CHCP) – Austin

EAST TEXAS:

College of Health Care Professions (CHCP) – Houston

Alterius Career College - Houston 

NORTH TEXAS:

College of Health Care Professions (CHCP) – Dallas & Fort Worth

Collin County Community College (CCCC) - Brookhaven College

Concorde Career Institute (CCI) – Grand Prairie

DCDS Dental Assisting School– Dallas

Tarrant County College (TCC) - NE Campus

Training Academy 4 U, LLC - Ferris

University of Texas Arlington (UTA) - Arlington

SOUTH TEXAS:

College of Health Care Professions (CHCP) – San Antonio

WEST TEXAS:

All Allied Health Schools – Amarillo

Disclaimer: Texas Dental Assistants Association (TDAA) is not giving a status of approval to any specific program listed which is not supported by the American Dental Association (ADA ) and the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB). TDAA is simply providing information.

P U B L I C   H E A L T H   R E S O U R C E S

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Department of State Health Services (DSHS) - Dental X-ray Machine Registration

Dental X-ray Machine Laws & Rules

National Health Infornation Center (NHIC)

National Maternal & Child Oral Health Resource Center

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

OSAP - Dentistry's Resource for Centers Infection Control & Safety

Surgeon General's Report on Oral Health - 2000

Center for Health Statistics (CHS)

United States Department of Health & Human Services

WebMD - Health Guide A-Z

P U B L I C A T I O N S   o f   I N T E R E S T

TEXAS GP NEWSLETTER (TAGD)

THE TEXAS REGISTER

THE BULLETIN (TDAA)

NCBI - PubMed

THE DENTAL ASSISTANT JOURNAL (ADAA)

DE Dentistry IQ Network – Industry News

Dentistry Books from Elsevier Health

Smile Train Press - In the News

S P O N S O R S   o f   T D A A

P a s t  &  P r e s e n t

Mr. Don Philips

El Paso Community College

Texas Dental Placement Network

Sullivan-Schein Dental/CEHP/DRC

Mr. Rod Jensen, Rod Jensen and Associates

Ms. Laurie Semple, CDA, RDA, CDPMA, BS

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