Our Mission

The Canadian Dental Association is the national voice for dentistry dedicated to the promotion of optimal oral health, an essential component of general health, and to the advancement and leadership of a unified profession.

Our Vision

A Healthy Public
A Strong Profession
A United Community

What We Do

CDA, a non-regulatory authority, is a federally incorporated not-for-profit organization whose corporate members are Canada's provincial and territorial dental associations (PTDAs). CDA represents over 21,000 practising dentists from coast to coast to coast.

Three primary areas guide CDA’s scope of work, including knowledge, advocacy and practice support.