The Dental Assistant Journal


The Dental Assistant journal is the professional Journal of the American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA) which is dedicated to furthering the education and professional development of the working dental assistant. The journal is published on a bi-monthly basis and covers such topics as technical and theoretical aspects of chairside or clinical assisting, issues of business administration, and continuing education.  The publication transitioned to a digital publication in 2015.  

The journal is a benefit of ADAA membership.  It is also available by subscription. Cancellations and Refunds NOT accepted.

Subscribe to the journal for as little as $30 annually.

For Library Subscriptions: We do not offer IP access or ezProxy settings. However, the journal can be accessed on multiple computers at the same time. It can also be downloaded as a PDF (using the tool bar located on the screen once the Journal is opened), printed out (using Google Chrome browser and the tool bar located on the screen once the Journal is opened) or once logged in, you can share the link with others.  The tool bar may be hidden on the left side of your screen.  If it is, just move your cursor to the left side of the screen until it appears.  You can then download or print the journal.

Professional Members and subscribers can view the journal by clicking here.  

If you have any questions regarding The Dental Assistant journal, please contact its Managing Editor via email at, or via telephone at the ADAA Central Office at 877-874-3785.  

Other Journal Information 

Subscription Form
Writer's Guidelines
2022 Editorial Calendar, Rate Card, and Advertising Packages

2021 Editorial Calendar
2021 Rate Card
Photo Release Form