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Regulatory Compliance

Keep ahead of the compliance process with our customizable Regulatory Compliance Manual. Plus, learn about CURES and opioid pain management, review upcoming regulation deadlines and check your practice’s compliance.
PPE Requirements for Dental Practices

Quick reference chart to understand PPE requirements for dental practices. 

COVID Addendum to the IIPP

California businesses are required to have a written COVID-19 prevention plan. It may be a separate document or an addendum to the injury and illness prevention plan.

Putting On and Taking Off PPE

CDC videos and guidance for using PPE in a healthcare setting.

Are you in compliance?

Stay informed about the upcoming dates and deadlines.

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Regulatory Compliance Manual

This manual provides sample written plans and forms to assist a dental practice in Cal/OSHA compliance. It also has information on waste management.

CURES and Opioid Pain Management

CDA continues to promote best practices and compliance with state and federal laws regarding opioid pain management.

Resource Library

Access an online library of downloadable articles, guides, templates, checklists and forms.

Regulatory Compliance News

Vigilance urged in dental offices this flu season – and staff vaccination may be required

Health experts are urging people to get the COVID-19 bivalent booster and a flu shot this season to protect themselves as well as people who are more vulnerable. Some local health departments mandate flu vaccination for health care workers, including dentists and dental staff.

Image of a computer keyboard with a glass container of pills on top. Some of the letter keys are readable. New California law creates e-prescribing exemption for dentists who meet specific criteria

Dentists and other health care practitioners in California who issue 100 or fewer prescriptions in a calendar year could receive an exemption from the state’s existing law requiring practitioners to electronically prescribe all medications. 

Mandated course in opioid prescribing among C.E. changes for dentists in 2023

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.