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The 2020 ADAA 8th District Continuing Education event has been cancelled.  Look for more information on the 2021 event starting January 2021.


Register Here

Registration is closed at this time.


                                                                         Member: $70

                                                                     Non-Member: $80

                                                                  Student Member: $15

                                                              Student Non-Member: $20

Registration fees are based on your membership with the ADAA/ ADA/ ADHA and student status.  Please note that the ADAA 8th District will check membership status of anyone registered for attendance.  If you are interested in becoming a member of the ADAA, you can find more information here.


If you are not comfortable with registering online, a paper registration form can be requested at and an additional $5.00 processing fee will be added to the total registration fee. Please follow directions on the registration form to submit payment. 


The ADAA 8th District Planning Committee holds the health of its members and patrons in the highest regard.  It is with deep regret that we have decided to cancel the 2020 CE due to Covid-19 to maintain the health of everyone involved.  We appreciate your participation in past events and we will be meeting again to plan another course for 2021.


Speakers will be announced soon!





To Be Announced Soon

Thank you for your continued support.  If you have questions, feel free to reach out to us at


ADAA 8th


The ADAA 8t District is a component of the American Dental Assistants Association.  This district is comprised of members from Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.  The primary goal of the ADAA 8th District Regional Meeting is to promote the profession of dental assisting, provide quality educational, networking opportunities to all of its members while encouraging dental assistants to join us!! 
Membership within the American Dental Assistants Association includes the following benefits:
  • Member networking and camaraderie, both within and outside of your State of residence
  • Free online continuing education and discounted live continuing education 
  • $50,000 professional liability insurance
  • $2,000 accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Job search platform
  • ADAA Fellowship and Mastership programs
  • Legislative tracking for your state
  • Subscription to the Dental Assisting Journal
  • Monthly ADAA Update Newsletter
  • Membership within your State and Local organizations (by home address)
  • Office Depot/ Office Max Discounts
  • Supplemental health/ dental/ vision insurance options
  • ID Theft protection
  • Hotel/ Car rental discounts
If you would like more information on membership, benefit information can be found at
The Iowa Dental Assistants Association has been promoting dental assisting and quality education for dental professionals for almost 100 years.  They are also devoted to increasing dental assisting student involvement within the state.  Annual state meetings consist of continuing education that help meet the dental assistant’s requirements for state registration.  For more information on the IDAA and how to become involved with the association, please visit
The state of Missouri has been involved with the American Dental Assistants Association since at least 1940 and the first state president was Vivian Prose.  We currently have 188 members. The state of Missouri utilizes expanded functions dental assistants. An assistant can hold a permit to perform expanded function duties for Restorative I, Restorative II, Orthodontics, Fixed Prosthetics and Removable Prosthetics. Assistants must have a CDA, or a Missouri Basic Skills certificate in order to take the courses to obtain the permits. More information can be found at The MDAA has provided many continuing education opportunities for our members over the years in various locations, such as Kansas City, St. Joe, Lake of the Ozarks, Branson to name a few. Most recently, we had a nitrous oxide monitoring class. Educational opportunities continue to be important to us. Our MDAA members have been very active and generous to volunteer at various outreach events in the state.
The Nebraska Dental Assistants Association has been promoting and supporting the professional Dental Assistant since 1917. The NDAA as well as the Lincoln Dental Assistants Association, Mid-State Dental Assistants Association, and Omaha Dental Assistants Society are providing education, networking opportunities as well as many other exciting opportunities to their members. Their recent legislation to add a registry and expanded functions was a success! This will take effect January 2018. For more information about upcoming meetings and the new legislation please visit: 
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