NSW DAA The NSW Dental Assistants (Professional) Association Inc











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Welcome to the NSW Dental Assistants' (Professional) Association Incorporated.


Who Are We?


We are a group of dedicated dental assistants who give of their time in an honorary capacity.

The association was formed more than 50 years ago to work for the general advancement of our members and further the professional, social and industrial welfare of dental assistants and receptionists.


We are a Registered Training Organisation with Australian Skills Quality Authority to offer nationally recognised and accredited courses.


Our Aims


  • To promote general recognition of Dental Assistants as health care professionals

  • Provide care, support and advice on the needs of members

  • To promote the high standard of education and training for dental assistants

  • Provide a network of health professionals to share knowledge and experience

  • Represent the views of Dental Assistants at official levels


What Do We Offer?




News and Events


Featured Job - Senior Dental Assistant - Senior Dental Assistant ongoing in Alice Spring.

For full details visit: http://www.nswdaa.asn.au/careers/employmentdb/... more ->


Introduction to Dental Assisting - short course - Are you interested in a career in dental assisting but have no experience?
We are offering a short 3 week intensive course aimed at new entrants to dental assisting. This course will provide the basic knowledge and skills for a person who would like to enter the dental assisting workforce. Expressions of interest for mid year course are now open... more ->


The Manual of Dental Assisting 4th Edition - The Manual of Dental Assisting, 4th Edition, is a reference catering for all aspects of dental assisting. It supports, and is aligned to, important Australian government standards. Order your copy now. Full details, visit here.... more ->


Working overseas - Dental Nurses - Are you planning to have a working holiday in exciting London?... more ->


Workplace Health & Safety in the Dental Setting - The NSW DAA conducts a half day training session addressing the new WHS requirements in Dental Settings and provides a comprehensive handbook to surgeries requiring assistance in formatting policies and "getting started". An online health and safety guide is now also available.... more ->



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