The British Columbia Dental Association (BCDA) is the recognized voice of dentistry in BC, dedicated to serving the interests of its members and promoting oral health for all British Columbians. 

The mandate of the BCDA is to serve, represent and advocate for our members -- the dentists of BC.  

Located in Vancouver, BCDA is governed by an all-dentist Board, comprised of 15 elected and 2 appointed members, supported by Executive Director, Jocelyn Johnston and 20 full and part-time staff.

BCDA is separate and distinct from the College of Dental Surgeons of BCAs a regulatory body, the College mandate is to serve the public interest. BCDA's mandate is to provides programs, services and support for our members. Through collaboration and partnerships, BCDA members also receive advocacy support and practice services provided by the Canadian Dental Association(CDA) and other dental organizations and suppliers.

Interested in becoming a BCDA member? Please review our membership categories and benefits.