Masks are still required in the dental office.
Get resources to help your office communicate mask requirements.
Quick reference chart to understand PPE requirements for dental practices.
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.
CDC videos and guidance for using PPE in a healthcare setting.
Stay informed about the upcoming dates and deadlines.
Access an online library of downloadable articles, guides, templates, checklists and forms.
Teresa Pichay, CHPC
Regulatory Compliance Analyst
California dentists can take a new online course that meets the requirements for opioid use disorder training for licensure. “Opioid Prescribing for Dentists: Pain Management, Addiction and Prescribing,” is eligible for 2 units of C.E. and is available to CDA members for a substantially discounted price.
The risk of monkeypox transmission in dental practices is low, currently, but as health care providers, dentists and dental teams can take steps now to minimize the virus’s spread, including through appropriate screening of patients and employees.
To be compliant with Cal/OSHA standards, California dental practices are required to train any team member who may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens. CDA has resources available to support your practice in achieving compliance.