Recommendations to discontinue patient shielding are increasing, but, for now, dentists must continue to follow California regulation that requires patients be draped with a protective lead or lead-equivalent apron during dental radiography.
Dentists in California will have new employment-related laws to comply with in 2024, including one that increases California Paid Sick Leave from the current three days to five days and another that prohibits discrimination against employees who use cannabis off the job.
A case study on the oral manifestations of Kabuki syndrome in a 9-year-old patient is just one of the articles that dentists will find in latest CDA Journal collection. Dentists can also earn C.E. credits by reading an article and completing a quiz.
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.