Upcoming Ce requirement changes: effective september 1 ,2018 

  • The following CE requirements will be implemented for dental licensure in Iowa

    • Infection Control - at least 1 hour per Biennium (Assistants, Dentists and Hygienests)
    • Radiography - at least 2 hours per Biennium (Assistants)
    • Jurisprudence - at least 1 hour per Biennium (Assistants)
    • CPR - a licensee can claim up to 3 hours per Biennium
    • Online classes - a maximum of 12 is allowed per biennium, if the webinar course is live with the ability to interact with the presenter, it can be used as a live CE credit
    • Attendance to any Annual Session - Up to 3 hours can be claimed for attendance to Annual Session and 2 hours can be claimed for attendance to Table Clinic Sessions

First Annual ADAA 8th District Regional Meeting

The IDAA is proud to support the First Annual ADAA 8th District Regional Meeting being held on November 4, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri.  Space will be limited to the first 100 guests.  Registration and details can be found at with links on our "EVENTS" page.  We can't wait to see you there!!

Statement of Professional Conduct

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 health care to the public.


Congratulations to the 2017 IDAA officers!

President: Sarah Stream CDA, RDA, efda, ba

Secretary: michele bills RDA, CDA, EFDA

treasurer: Jane Ryan CDA, RDA, EFDA, CDPMA

Immediate Past President: JanE Slach CDA, RDA, EFDA, BA

Davenport District trustee: renee saeger RDa

dubuque district trustee: Christina wernimont CDA, rda

northwest district trustee: jackie krueger cda, rda, ba

southeast district trustee: Jeannene veenstra cda, rda

university district trustee:christi winders ba, cda, rda, efda

waterloo district trustee: Rebecca carrier, rda, cda, ba

8th district trustee: darlene mundt cda