Masks are still required in the dental office.
Get resources to help your office communicate mask requirements.
Licensed general and pediatric dentists, RDHs and other health care providers in California who practice in a federally designated health professional shortage area can apply online by Sept. 15 for educational loan repayment through the California State Loan Repayment Program.
Starting Oct. 31, dental providers must electronically submit Medi-Cal enrollment applications and required documentation through the online portal PAVE. Dentists can attend upcoming webinars to learn how to use the portal.
Every month, CDA spotlights a student from one of California’s seven dental schools. Get to know Abdullah Alkhateeb of UCLA School of dentistry class of 2023.
Ongoing and projected developments in precision and data science in dentistry, including health information technology, clinical diagnosis frameworks, biomedicine and biotechnology, are discussed in the August 2022 issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association.
Handling unhappy patients can be an unfortunate reality of practice ownership. On the rare occasion anger escalates to aggression, be mindful of your obligation to provide a safe working environment for your employees. Follow guidance for safe and appropriate de-escalation tactics.
CDA Presents The Art and Science of Dentistry is back in San Francisco Sept. 8-10 with more than 165 in-person continuing education courses for dentists and their teams. Read on for a few selected course highlights of each day at CDA Presents.
Local health jurisdictions and oral health advocates in California now have guidance for promoting water fluoridation in their communities based on generally accepted, peer-reviewed scientific evidence and experience.
California dentists can take a new online course that meets the requirements for opioid use disorder training for licensure. “Opioid Prescribing for Dentists: Pain Management, Addiction and Prescribing,” is eligible for 2 units of C.E. and is available to CDA members for a substantially discounted price.
The risk of monkeypox transmission in dental practices is low, currently, but as health care providers, dentists and dental teams can take steps now to minimize the virus’s spread, including through appropriate screening of patients and employees.