Masks are still required in the dental office.
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Delta Dental of California’s proposed reductions to the “maximum allowable fees” for approximately 2,200 endodontists, periodontists and oral surgeons in California will not take effect July 1, as previously scheduled. Instead, Delta Dental has decided to indefinitely postpone the previously announced fee reductions.
In 2020 alone, The Dentists Insurance Company’s Risk Management Advice Line received 18,018 calls from dentists seeking support to navigate practice challenges. It’s a number that illustrates the myriad conflicts dentists navigate today as well as the need for tools to help them de-escalate potential crises.
CDA has heard from many specialist members — endodontists, periodontists and oral surgeons — who are facing reimbursement reductions under their Premier provider contracts with Delta Dental of California
Get to know CDA’s April Student Spotlight, Viviana Han from Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, class of 2021.
The April issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association presents the latest research on head and neck cancers, spanning current epidemiological data, detection and oral health complications.
New federal and state paid sick leave laws related to COVID-19 that were recently passed affect small businesses, including some dental practices. Here’s what practice owners need to know about national and statewide paid sick leave laws and how they apply to their dental office.
CDA has been notified by other state dental associations of an email scam that is targeting their members. The email is reported to have “Terry Recovery” in the subject line and should be deleted immediately.
CDA advocacy placed California ahead of the curve for enabling dentists to vaccinate individuals against COVID-19 when the Department of Consumer Affairs granted a public health emergency waiver on Jan. 4. Other states soon followed, passing legislation or issuing waivers and governors’ executive orders that allow dentists to administer the COVID-19 vaccines.
Cal/OSHA's current regulations on COVID-19-related screening, testing and quarantining apply to dentists, dental team members and other health care workers in California who are fully vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, as well as to fully vaccinated patients who enter health care settings.