Each month, CDA spotlights a student from one of California’s seven dental schools. Get to know Nora Papazyan of Herman Ostrow Dental School's class of 2024.
Employees in California will be allowed to take five days (40 hours) of paid sick leave — up from the current three — beginning Jan. 1, 2024, under legislation signed into law in October. The law applies to employers of every size. Salary, hourly, full-time, part-time and temporary employees are eligible for the leave.
Two CDA-sponsored bills signed into law this year are the latest legislative outcomes to benefit California dentists and their patients, but these successful reform efforts follow several successful bills sponsored by CDA in recent years as part of a multi-year, multi-pronged strategy.
This issue highlights the important role technology plays in the changing field of endodontics. Patients of all ages can benefit from their dental providers having the knowledge and techniques that improve the effectiveness of saving teeth for life.
California’s minimum wage will rise again Jan. 1, 2024 – to $16 per hour for employers of every size as a result of inflation. But wages in more than 30 California counties are already higher and most of them will rise again in either January or July.
Obtaining and regularly updating medical and dental health histories for every patient is a cornerstone of ethical and responsible dental care. Risk management experts have identified six ways that maintaining accurate health histories protects your patients and practice.
CDA launched and managed a digital advertising campaign and website, Fix Our Dental Insurance, and built a large coalition in support of two CDA-sponsored dental plan reform bills that the governor signed into law in October.
Each month, CDA spotlights a student from one of California’s seven dental schools. UCSF dental student, Pallak Razdan shares how “the weight of regret” helps her stay disciplined through her most difficult moments.
With the holiday season’s arrival, CDA’s employment practices analyst is receiving calls from members who have questions about the laws governing holiday pay. Here she’s assembled some tips to guide California dentists based on her conversations with callers.