Masks are still required in the dental office.
Get resources to help your office communicate mask requirements.
The June 2022 issue of the CDA Journal addresses the chronic problem of access to dental care for people with special health care needs and discusses effective and compassionate approaches dentists can take to provide that care.
Questions arise regarding if and when dentists should consider dismissing patients. Recent calls to TDIC’s Advice Line showcase the unique complexities of dismissing patients prior to completion of treatment.
The May 2022 issue of the Journal of the CDA Journal features a toolkit with simple visuals and messages dental providers can use to talk with patients about reducing and eliminating sugar-sweetened beverage consumption.
The April 2022 issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association discusses the need for a health care-public health partnership to improve the oral health of pregnant people and infants and children.
The March 2022 issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association explores the dental care coordination system implemented in Alameda County, California, to increase access for Medicaid dental program beneficiaries. Other articles discuss the mouth-COVID-19 connection.
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.