An Affiliate of the American Dental Assistant Association

Organized in 1939, the South Carolina Dental Assistants Association has continued to support its members by:

  • Providing quality continuing education
  • Supporting and encouraging formal education
  • Supporting educationally based credentialing for assistants
  • Supporting dedication to patient care
  • Encouraging fellowship, networking and enhancement of their skills and knowledge
  • Seeking to advance the dental assisting profession to the highest standards of performance obtainable
  • Continuing to seek recognition of the profession as a vital member of the dental health team
  • Communicating effectively with all members of the health care team

Mission Statement:
The South Carolina Dental Assistants Association is committed to advancing the profession of dental assisting through education, dedication to patient care and the recognition of the profession a vital member of the dental health team.

Our membership is made up individuals employed as

  • Clinical personnel to include:
    • Chairside
    • Sterilization
    • Lab
  • Business personal to include:
    • Receptionist
    • Office manager
    • Practice manager
    • Insurance employees
    • Treatment coordinators 
  • Educators
  • Dental Sales Representatives
  • Affiliate members

Upcoming Events:
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Statement of Professional Commitment:
“As a professional dental assistant, I will promote the advancement of the careers of dental assistants and the dental assisting profession in matters of education, legislation, credentialing and professional activities which enhance the delivery of quality dental healthcare to the public.” …American Dental Assistants Association