Course Details

California Dental Practice Act

California Dental Practice Act is approved by the Dental Board of California and adheres to California Code of Regulations 1600, providing instruction on violations of the Act and statutory mandates relating to the dental practice. This course includes information on the structure of the Dental Board, governing bodies, utilization and scope of practice for auxiliaries, scope of practice for dentists, laws governing the prescribing of drugs, citations, fines, revocations and suspensions, mandatory reporter status and license renewal.

Learning outcomes:

  • Identify the legal limits on scope of practice and the use of dental auxiliaries.
  • Describe the legal issues for renewal of license, including C.E. and criminal history reporting.
  • Design patient care, record keeping and staff management to comply with the legal requirements of the Dental Practice Act.

Format: Self-study with quiz 

Credits: 2.00
CE Type: Core
Member Tuition: $0
Non-Member Tuition: $0

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C.E. Regulations

C.E. credits must be obtained by a California Dental Board approved provider. Please refer to the Dental Board’s website for a listing of approved providers that offer online C.E. courses.

New continuing education requirements were adopted in April 2010.

View the C.E. course calendar to see opportunities available throughout the state.

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