Calling all dental professionals!

Early bird registrations are now open for 2024 Dental Assistants Professional Conference!
Join us on October 26, 2024, at Rydges World Square in Sydney and be a part of the must attend ‘BIG DAY OUT’ event in our industry.

This year's theme is 'Chart a Brighter Future', and we're crafting a meticulously designed program just for you. Get ready to be inspired by our incredible keynote speakers, participate in engaging workshop-style sessions, and connect with fellow dental professionals in dynamic breakout discussion groups.

Infection Prevention and Control - customised training in your surgery

Training Session in Your Surgery customised for your protocols - no staff travel time!

Following the recent Covid-19 pandemic, Infection Control compliance in the dental practice is of paramount importance. DAPA welcomes enquiries about correct procedures for instrument cleaning and reprocessing, environmental cleaning and all infection prevention and control protocols. We are positioned well to assist surgeries to implement and maintain compliant procedures through in-surgery training and we want to help you set up protocols which are manageable.. As a registered training organisation and industry body, our trainers are well qualified to provide you with accurate information and advice customised to your practice needs - all in the familiar surroundings of your clinic. Contact us for more information.

Now released - the new AS 5369:2023 Standards for Reprocessing of reusable medical devices and other devices in health and non-health related facilities

dental instruments

Just released, the long awaited Standard AS 5369:2023 is now available for purchase from Standards Australia Store

On the CUSP with DAPA

Are you interested in meeting together to share ideas, hear about new products, learn new techniques and generally share experiences in the world of dental in a safe and like-minded atmosphere?
DAPA is excited to introduce our new networking and industry consultation meet and greet On the CUSP with DAPA.

OSAP premieres updated, digital version of “If Saliva Were Red”

Many would remember the video produced by the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) entitled "If Saliva were Red". This resource was widely used to demonstrate the extent of pathogenic contamination within the dental setting. OSAP is a US based dental membership association for oral health care professionals that focuses exclusively on dental infection prevention and patient and provider safety.

Become a DAPA Member today

Keep updated with industrial changes and access to our IR and HR hotline for advice about your wage and employment conditions through Platinum level membership.
Watch this space for upcoming network meetings and professional development opportunities!
Your professional body also provides advice, education and support for you and your career.
Join today!

The Dental Assistants Professional Association is an approved NSW Smart and Skilled* provider, and more information on this can be found at the smart and skilled website
*'This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.'