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The Canadian Dental Association (CDA) is the national voice for dentistry, dedicated to the advancement and leadership of a unified profession and to the promotion of optimal oral health, an essential component of general health.
Explore this section to learn more about CDA's history, background and governance structure. You can also find out about advertising or sponsorship opportunities with the Association.
Background – Founded in 1902, CDA is a non-profit professional association representing Canada's 20,000 dentists.
Governance Structure – This section outlines the governance structure by which CDA operates.
Organizational Structure – An overview of CDA's internal organization.
Awards – Each year, CDA recognizes individuals for outstanding service to CDA and for their contribution to the dental profession.
History of Canadian Dentistry – Learn about the rich history of the Canadian dental profession.
Position Statements – CDA develops position statements aimed at providing clarification on issues for which there are varying points of view.