Every month, CDA spotlights a student from one of California's six dental schools. Get to know CDA’s January 2022 Student Spotlight, Jay Patel from UCLA School of Dentistry Class of 2025.
A new year means updated regulations for California dentists to follow. It also means guidance and new resources from CDA. Members are invited to take CDA's newest Practice Health Check to gauge their compliance with regulations as the new year begins.
A variety of situations can prompt patients who are not local to seek dental care while they are temporarily visiting or residing in your area. As the “secondary“ general dentist, you have more liability exposure than the dentist who is performing their routine dental care. Discover how to mitigate risk when you choose to treat these patients.
Dental students share their research on how dental schools have adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic in the January 2022 issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association.
California issued an order requiring approximately 2.5 million of the state’s health care workers to get the COVID-19 booster to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. The state order does not include dental offices, but Santa Clara County and San Francisco have since issued booster orders for dental personnel.
Have you renewed your membership for 2022? Whether you’re new to CDA or a longtime member, you may not have explored all of the resources available to you. With your renewal, lock in ongoing access to benefits that can help you get organized, save time and money, stay ahead of compliance and boost productivity
The Dental Board of California today notified licensees with general anesthesia, conscious sedation and oral conscious sedation for minors permits expiring in 2022 that they “must renew their permits by December 31, 2021, in order to continue to practice under the existing terms of the permits beyond the scheduled 2022 expiration date."
CDA, The Dentists Insurance Company and the CDA Foundation will be closed Friday, Dec. 24, through Monday, Jan. 3. All offices will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022. To offset the closure, the companies were open for business on certain federal holidays throughout the year.
California-licensed pharmacists, dentists and others who dispense controlled substances must follow revised reporting requirements beginning Jan. 1, 2022. Those requirements are different than the requirements for prescribing or administering controlled substances.