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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

Weekly COVID testing mandate ends for unvaccinated health care workers in California

The California Department of Public Health on Sept. 17 ended the COVID-19 testing mandate for unvaccinated health care workers and other individuals in high-risk settings, which include dental offices.

California dentists can now apply for new general anesthesia, sedation permits

Updated Sept. 1, 2022: California-licensed dentists can now apply for the new general anesthesia/deep sedation, moderate sedation and pediatric minimal sedation permits through the dental board's online licensing system BreEZe. 

Repeat testing now recommended for negative at-home COVID-19 antigen test results

Two significant updates on COVID-19 quarantining and at-home testing have occurred in the last week with potential impact on dental practices and staff.