State Public Health Order Info
See how the July 26 vaccination order impacts dental practices.
The September 2021 issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association spotlights dentistry’s role in addressing the needs of dental patients with chronic conditions. Articles explore oral health and cognitive impairment, the HPV vaccine and more.
The California Oral Health Literacy Toolkit is a new digital resource to help oral health care providers learn or review the basic principles of oral health literacy, including the importance of communicating clearly and with cultural humility and creating a welcoming environment for patients.
The August issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association explores how and why dentists can help their patients stop using tobacco. Articles examine the periapical pathosis in smokers versus nonsmokers and more.
Patient safety remains a top priority for practice owners and dental teams; however, the dental office can often be a fast-paced working environment with distractions that can impede best safety practices. To better prevent mishaps, the Joint Commission requires accredited dental practices to implement a timeout before all surgical procedures.
The July issue of the CDA Journal provides a COVID-19 vaccine toolkit with multiple resources dentists can use in their practice. New research on prosthesis design and TMJ is also explored. Read the digital issue.
The June issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association features articles that explain how to merge the well-founded principles of prosthodontics with new technologies in the practice.
The May issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association features the evolving technologies of oral and maxillofacial imaging.
Healthy People 2030, a 10-year national plan to promote and improve public health and prevent disease, launched Aug. 18 via webcast with experts from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention speaking on health equity, well-being and business partnerships.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on June 12 approved the HPV vaccine Gardasil 9, produced by Merck, for the prevention of oropharyngeal and other head and neck cancers.
The April issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association highlights the dentist’s role in sleep-related breathing disorders, including working with the medical community to identify and manage patients with obstructive sleep apnea.