Masking requirement continues in California health care settings.
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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.
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.
All businesses that are open to the public, including dental practices, should ensure their websites are accessible to people with disabilities as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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.
CDA’s pilot dental assisting training programs continue to be successful ― placing most of their participants in open dental positions in California. Now, the training programs, which teach participants the basic skills for a dental assisting career, are coming to two additional regions in the state.
The February 2022 issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association features articles on how dentistry has responded and adapted to the “new normal” of living and practicing with COVID-19, with the expectation that SARS-CoV-2 will eventually become endemic.
The California Department of Consumer Affairs on Jan. 11 reinstated a waiver that temporarily lets dental professionals in California count recorded lectures as live continuing education as long as the courses are web-based and allow participants to interact with the presenter in real time.
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.
Registered dental assistants and dental assistants in extended functions who are applying for licensure in California have additional time to complete their examination requirements. The DCA approved a waiver for RDAs and RDAEFs whose clinical exams have been delayed due to the pandemic.