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COVID-19 Requirements for on-site attendance 

CDA Presents Health and Safety information as of 2/14/23

CDA continues to follow the California Department of Public Health COVID-19 guidelines for large events. At this time, it is not required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test to attend CDA Presents 2023 in Anaheim.  Masks are strongly encouraged, especially for individuals who are at high risk. Attendees are asked to monitor their own health and stay home if sick or have symptoms.

We will follow changes to these guidelines carefully and update as needed. We recommend that attendees read communication from CDA carefully and visit our website, to follow any updates to this information. Attendees should be prepared to provide proof of vaccination or negative test if the guidance is updated.  Thank you for your support in making CDA Presents a safe and comfortable environment for everyone.

Registration and Cost

When and where is CDA’s next convention?

CDA Presents returns to Anaheim this spring. Join us one, two or all three days, May 18 through 20, at the Anaheim Convention Center.

How do I register for CDA Presents?

To save your spot, register online for the convention. Then explore the schedule planner and register for each one of your preferred courses in advance. For CDA members, registration fees are waived. The fee for non-member dentists is $905; the fee for staff members (including RDH, RDA and DA) is $40; the fee for out-of-state ADA members is $240.

How can I save on my registration and workshops?

CDA member dentists benefit from waived registration fees. If you’re a California dentist, you can join CDA today and save at CDA Presents. All attendees can save on workshops in Anaheim by registering before the early-bird deadline: April 16. Standard rates apply on and after April 17.

Is there a deadline to register?

Registration will be open online through the last day of the convention. The early-bird deadline for discounts is April 16.

Do I need to register for workshops and lectures?

All workshops and lectures require registration. Please reference the registration platform for the individual fees and course details.

What is the course lineup for CDA Presents?

CDA introduces new courses and programs at every event. See the schedule planner for Anaheim workshops, lectures and special events.

What’s the last day I can change or cancel my courses?

The deadline to cancel, change and request refunds without penalty is April 23, 2023.

When is the registration area open in Anaheim?

Wednesday, May 17, 2023: 3:00pm- 5:00pm  
Thursday, May 18, 2023: 6:30am- 5:00pm
Friday, May 19, 2023: 6:30am- 5:00pm  
Saturday, May 20, 2023: 6:30am- 4:00pm    


Will childcare be offered at CDA Presents?

CDA is pleased to provide a children’s program during the CDA Presents. KiddieCorp is in its thirty-seventh year of providing high-quality children’s programs  to conventions. We offer two childcare options for parents attending CDA Presents. KidZone offered at the Anaheim Convention Center and the Children’s Program offered at the Hilton Anaheim. 

KidZone at the Anaheim Convention Center 

A "Kid Zone" will be provided for ages 4-12 years old on the exhibit floor during exhibit hours. There will be various activities, and entertainment throughout the time. There is a daily three-hour maximum for each child. The cost is $5 for up to three hours per child.

Exhibit hall hours and dates: 

Thursday, May 18, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Friday, May 19, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m
Saturday, May 20, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

There is no pre-registration for KidZone. All KidZone registrations are onsite. It is operated on a first come, first served basis. 

Children's Program at the Hilton Anaheim 

The program is for children ages 6 months through 12 years old. The dates for the program are May 18-20 and will be located at the Hilton Anaheim. Snacks and water will be provided, and meals can be supplied by parents or purchased when checking in your child each day. To register, please visit this link

Thursday, May 18, 6:45 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday, May 19, 6:45 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 20, 6:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.


Activities include exciting themes, arts & crafts, group games, music & movement, board games, story time, dramatic play, etc. We provide activities appropriate for each age group, using safe and sturdy equipment. Children can make their own choices within KiddieCorp's program.

Need more information?

KiddieCorp is always available to answer any questions. Feel free to contact KiddieCorp by phone at (858) 455-1718 or by e-mail at [email protected]

Questions about our annual convention

Earning C.E.

How many C.E. credits can I earn?

We offer expansive opportunities for you to earn C.E.; however, the Dental Board of California regulates a maximum 8 hours of C.E. (1 C.E. credit = 1 Hour) earned in one day. 

How will I be able to provide feedback on courses?

You have the opportunity to submit your feedback through surveys after your courses. While not mandatory, we encourage you to participate in surveys to help guide future speaker and course selections.. 

When will the C.E. transcripts be available?

C.E. transcripts will be made available through approximately 3 to 4 weeks after the event.

Important Note: CDA follows the Dental Board of California C.E. provider requirements in issuing C.E. credits for license renewals. Information contained in promotional and electronic materials is subject to change and allowances for inaccuracies, omissions or modifications are not available.