New mask guidance takes effect April 3, 2023.
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CDA member-dentists can use their voice in two important ways to support dental plan reform and CDA’s advocacy efforts this year: (1) Tell your legislator to support two CDA-sponsored bills that address loopholes in dental plan standards and regulations; and (2) Tell us how your patients’ coverage is disrupting care.
The IRS has warned that predatory businesses offer filing assistance for large fees to businesses that are not actually eligible to claim Employee Retention credit. Dentists should consult with a trusted tax preparer or advisor before claiming this credit.
The Journal of the California Dental Association continues to evolve as an open-access scientific publication of reviews and original research articles. Now, the Journal is transitioning to a new digital online platform. This change will make Journal research more accessible and searchable.
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.
If you’ve not yet renewed your tripartite membership, don’t risk losing member-exclusive benefits. The grace period for 2023 dues ends soon and the last day to renew is March 31. How do you renew? It’s up to you!
When shopping for professional liability insurance and other coverage for your dental practice, look for an insurance company with an A rating, good recommendations and a solid reputation.
Whether you are in the process of deciding if you should contract with dental plans or need assistance managing existing dental plans, rely on CDA’s resources and experts for advice and education.
Identity or treatment plan mistakes can occur in any dental practice. Research by TDIC’s analysts reveals the most commonly occurring elements are referral slip errors, performance or production pressure and staffing shortages. Prevention requires a proactive approach.
Patients, visitors and workers not performing clinical procedures will no longer be required to wear face masks in dental offices and other indoor health care settings in California beginning April 3 per new guidance from the state Department of Public Health.
Each month, CDA spotlights a student from one of California’s seven dental schools. Get to know Leopold Samba of UCSF School of Dentistry’s class of 2026.
As the competition for talent escalates, the need for practice owners to show that they value their current employees has become more important than ever. Stay up to date on upcoming employee appreciation weeks.
Dentists and dental professionals should watch for the updated oral health assessment form and be ready to complete section 2. State law requires every child in public school in California to have this assessment completed by May 31 of their first year in school.