Masks are still required in the dental office.
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In an agreement announced today, CDA’s The Dentists Supply Company (TDSC) will join a new parent company, Henry Schein Inc., in late October. The newly formed company will continue its mission to serve state dental association members with an everyday low-price, online option for purchasing dental supplies via TDSC.com.
CDA members are contacting Practice Support to inquire whether they can take the basic life support course online. As part of their continuing education requirements, California-licensed dentists, registered dental assistants and registered dental hygienists must complete the course to maintain their license or permit.
The American Dental Association publishes updates to the Current Dental Terminology (CDT) code set on an annual basis. The codes contain descriptive terms developed and updated by the ADA for reporting dental services and procedures to dental benefit plans.
The California Dental Association has launched a new recruitment campaign, Smile Crew of California, designed to highlight the careers in dental assisting and create a pool of qualified candidates to help CDA members who are seeking to fill hundreds of dental assistant job openings.
In a strategic effort to aid members in growing their careers and building their practice teams, CDA has launched a robust online career center for both employers and job seekers. While job listings have long been among the most popular sections of CDA’s website, the new platform provides more intuitive search tools along with actionable guidance.
Dental assistants and dental hygienists in California who have not been able to complete their RDA and RDH programs and therefore take the required examinations and obtain their licenses due to COVID-19 restrictions now have additional time to satisfy the exam requirements.
CDA's Oct. Student Spotlight, Jacqueline Neumann discusses her adjustment to dental school during in the COVID-19 era, how the pandemic has affected her career aspirations and her favorite dental school moment so far.
Being the victim of theft is bad enough, but when that theft is perpetrated by a trusted member of your dental team, it’s especially harrowing. Unfortunately, theft within dental practices is surprisingly common and it’s on the rise. One of the most common types of theft in the dental office is staff embezzlement.
After a two-month delay resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, 11 individuals had their smiles restored safely at a small, volunteer-run event held Sept. 26 at the Children’s Dental Health Clinic in Long Beach. The CDA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the California Dental Association, organized the event.