The Department of Consumer Affairs on July 26 issued a waiver that gives all California-licensed dental professionals whose active licenses expire between March 31, 2020, and Sept. 30, 2021, until Jan. 26, 2022, to meet license renewal requirements.
Every July, CDA Practice Support starts hearing from members who have received notice from a dental benefit plan about a forthcoming audit. CDA's dental benefits analyst explains the post-pay audit, when dentists must participate in the audit and dentists' right to appeal the findings.
A dental practice’s website is a public accommodation and service and is therefore subject to AwDA requirements, meaning the website must be accessible to people with disabilities. A July 27 webinar will cover all that dentists need to know.
Now through Aug. 31, dentists can purchase a bundle of recorded courses from the CDA Presents The Art and Science of Dentistry virtual convention held in May. The bundle features the top 30 on-demand courses from the convention and is available at a discounted price for CDA members.
Registered dental assistants and dental assistants in extended functions who are applying for licensure in California have additional time to complete their examination requirements. The DCA approved a waiver for RDAs and RDAEFs whose clinical exams have been delayed due to the pandemic.
Licensed dental professionals who attended CDA Presents The Art and Science of Dentistry May 13-16 can now access the C.E. certificates they earned during the virtual convention.
CDA Presents The Art and Science of Dentistry wrapped up Sunday, May 16, with 6,955 dentists and dental professionals attending more than 60 live virtual continuing education courses in periodontics, orthodontics, restorative dentistry and COVID-19 advocacy.
Immunization administration training especially for dental hygienists will take place live via Zoom Saturday, May 29, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PDT. Individuals must register for the training by May 23.
CDA is bringing an enhanced learning experience to dentists and dental teams through a new education program launching this month. Through the online program, registrants will be able to log in to their CDA membership account and access interactive courses and virtual events all in one place, including all CDA and TDIC Risk Management courses.