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.
Outside the workplace, romance may know no bounds. But, if an office romance ends badly, the collateral damage could be much more than you or your practice’s reputation can afford. See case studies and get guidance.
With the holiday season’s arrival, Michelle Coker, employment practices analyst at CDA Practice Support, is taking calls from members who have questions about the laws governing holiday pay. She’s assembled tips to guide California dentists based on her conversations with callers.
The CDA Foundation hosted the clinic at Northern Valley Indian Health. With the support of 31 volunteers, including the NVIH staff, dentists were able to safely perform 271 procedures, such as fillings, cleanings and extractions, for a total of $28,211 in care.
CDA’s newest Endorsed Services partner, Henry Schein One ePrescribe, provides CDA members an option for sending prescriptions electronically to retail and mail-order pharmacies.
Every month, CDA spotlights a student from one of California's six dental schools. Get to know CDA’s December 2021 Student Spotlight, Andrew Zufall form Western University School of Dentistry class of 2022.
Although federal OSHA delayed its rule requiring COVID-19 vaccination for workers at larger employers across the U.S., dental practices of every size in California should continue to follow state and any applicable local vaccination and testing orders that are already in effect.
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.
In September 2020 under a DCA waiver, dental professionals in California were permitted temporarily to use recorded courses as “live continuing education” if the courses are web-based and let participants interact with the presenter in real time. The waiver expires Dec. 31.