Each month, CDA spotlights a student from one of California's seven dental schools. Get to know CDA’s March Student Spotlight, Sara Katherine-Hogue Fickert from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry class of 2022.
Giving back by volunteering life-changing dental treatment can be one of the most rewarding aspects of your professional life. Don’t let confusion about liability coverage stand in the way of your volunteer efforts.
Learn from CDA Practice Support’s guidance for California dentists on how to handle the obligations associated with managing pregnant employees’ accommodations, benefits, leave and return rights and pay obligations.
When performing or involved with aerosol-generating procedures (open suctioning of airways, sputum induction and others), dental health care personnel should continue to wear NIOSH-approved N95, N95-equivalent or higher-level respirators.
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.
Each month, CDA spotlights a student from one of California's seven dental schools. Get to know CDA’s February 2022 Student Spotlight, Sally Zhou from UCSF School of Dentistry Class of 2025.
Delta Dental of California is revising its Delta Dental of California Participating Provider Agreement effective June 1, 2022. Although described as an “enhancement,” the contract amendment alters reimbursement for Premier or PPO contracted dentists who treat DeltaCare® enrollees as out-of-network providers.
The current hiring market is very competitive, with a shortage of candidates to fill open positions. CDA Practice Support analysts offer their expert guidance to help guide dental practice owners through the process of recruiting, hiring and retaining employees.
Prioritizing job duty training over educating new employees about crucial office policies can lead to miscommunication and increased risk of misconduct. Minimize risk by documenting your practice’s employment policies, with resources from CDA and TDIC.