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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

This sample addendum to the injury and illness prevention plan has been updated for consistency with the Cal/OSHA nonemergency COVID-19 prevention regulation effective in 2023

Putting On and Taking Off PPE

CDC Guidance for Donning and Doffing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 

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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

Dentists with DEA registration must comply with new federal act requiring opioid use disorder training

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.

Mask mandate ends April 3 for workers, patients and visitors in California’s health care settings

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.

New anesthesia permit issues continue to be identified, prompt CDA advocacy

As the Dental Board of California continues to navigate its first full renewal cycle for the newly established anesthesia and sedation permits, two new implementation issues have been identified for the moderate sedation permit and have prompted CDA advocacy.