The New Brunswick Dental Assistants Association (NBDAA) is the provincial body of dental assistants recognized by the New Brunswick Dental Society (NBDS). The NBDAA consists of five affiliate associations:
Fredericton Dental Assistants Association
Moncton Dental Assistants Association
Saint John Dental Assistants Association
North Shore Dental Assistants Association
Upper Saint John River Valley Dental Assistants
Each affiliate has a delegate that sits on the provincial board and attends provincial meetings to keep the affiliate informed on provincial business.
The provincial board of directors consists of a President, Vice-President, Past President; all of which are elected by the membership. There are also members of the board who hold appointed positions. These members are the NBDS representative and the CDAA board member, the Holland College representative and Oulton College representative. The affiliate delegates are appointed by their respective affiliate boards.
The NBDAA became incorporated in 1975 and maintains a membership of typically 600 plus dental assistants.