CDA Publications
CDA publishes two monthly magazines, the Journal of the California Dental Association, dedicated to scientific and clinical articles, and our news magazine, the CDA Update. Current issues can be found below.  Please visit the individual pages for each publication for an archive of past issues and additional information.
CDA Journal

This award-winning peer-reviewed scientific publication keeps dentists up-to-date about scientific advances, business management strategies and new products. It also features thought-provoking editorials, practice support, risk management and regulatory compliance articles and technological trends that affect dentistry. 

Current Issue
October 2019

The October 2019 issue of the Journal provides an overview of fundamental and practical aspects of the digital workflow and how 3D printing will shape the future of dentistry.


CDA Update

Every month, thousands of CDA members turn to the Update for the latest information about current and developing topics in dentistry. The Update is a trusted source for news that directly affects dentists, including dental benefit plans, legislation and advocacy, patient safety and more. 

Current Issue
October 2019

The October 2019 Update announces a deadline extension for employers to provide the new sexual harassment prevention training; explains the $300K CalHealthCares practice support grant available to dentists who relocate to a high-needs area and commit to Medi-Cal; outlines precautions to take when making pay deductions; and provides tips to protect the practice from costly cyberattacks.



Alicia Malaby  
Director of Communications
1201 K Street, 15th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814


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