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Local dental societies and dentists have successfully implemented CDA’s Dental Assistant Training curriculum to provide effective, accelerated training to the labor force in their areas. Learn more about these local programs and CDA’s upcoming Smile Crew CA Dental Assistant Training Bootcamp.
CDA encourages dentists to review continuing education requirements as the dental board resumes conducting C.E. audits. Common C.E. deficiencies include failure to complete a mandatory C.E. course, the minimum required units for license renewal or a course from an approved provider.
In the May collection of the CDA Journal, readers will find articles and a case study on the use of oral appliances for the treatment of various conditions, along with regulatory compliance guidance and an opportunity to earn C.E.
Dentists and other authorized prescribers across the U.S. will be required under a new federal law to complete eight hours of instruction on treating and managing patients with opioid and other substance use disorders prior to renewing or obtaining a DEA registration.
New training specifically for California dentists focuses on COVID-19 vaccine administration, patient preparation and documentation and satisfies the 1 unit of C.E. dentists must complete to administer the COVID-19 vaccines.
CDA will host two in-person gatherings in San Diego and Ontario in late March that are especially geared toward early-career dentists who want to define or refine their career goals, but dentists in any stage of practice with an eye on the future are invited to attend.
The December 2022 issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association explores how CDA’s decades-long advocacy yielded targeted investments to improve dental pipeline opportunities and improve access to care for vulnerable populations.
The November 2022 issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association showcases dental student research and includes an opportunity to earn C.E. by reading an article and completing a quiz.
Changes in continuing education regulations are coming for California dentists beginning Jan. 1, 2023, including mandated C.E. that covers the responsibilities and requirements of prescribing Schedule II opioid drugs.
The October 2022 issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association provides a candid view of exclusion and underrepresentation in dentistry from both the patient and clinician perspective.
The September 2022 issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association highlights the value of adequate imaging in dentistry and the significance of appropriate radiographic interpretation knowledge in the diagnosis of dentoalveolar pathosis.
TDIC offers a new seminar, online and in person, to help dentists improve communication and documentation skills to reduce the potential for complaints, claims, or lawsuits.