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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

Prescription pad partly reads: Name, Address, Rx California dentists can earn C.E. in CDA’s new online course on opioid use disorder

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. 
 

Dental practices can reduce the spread of monkeypox through awareness, screening and infection control

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.

Minimize risk of bloodborne pathogen exposure through education and planning

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.