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.
Beginning Jan. 1, 2022, California-licensed dentists who administer or order the administration of general anesthesia, moderate sedation and minimal sedation will be subject to new requirements under legislation signed into law in 2018.
The December 2021 issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association takes a unique look at how oral health organizations play a critical role at the intersection of health literacy and health equity.
Is it ever okay to date patients? The unqualified answer is simply no. When it comes to matters of the heart, however, objectivity can be compromised. Read a case study from The Dentists Insurance Company, and learn steps you can take as a practice owner.
Practicing clinicians and scientists give a comprehensive review of stem cells as they relate to dental practice in the November 2021 issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association.
The October 2021 issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association explores evolving approaches to caring for pediatric patients and their parents and how the pandemic has affected that care.
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.