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Regulatory Compliance

Dental practice, environment & radiation, infection control, Cal/OSHA and HIPPA.

Multiple state and federal agencies are charged with regulating dental practices. Keep on top of the compliance process by downloading our versatile and customizable resources.

Regulatory Compliance Checklist

This checklist provides an overview of what dental practices need to do to comply with the Dental Board, occupational safety, employment, environmental, radiation safety, patient privacy, information security, and general business requirements. This list offers general information and does not take the place of legal advice. This list is not exhaustive, and each item may not be applicable to every situation.

Jan 26, 2022: CE Completion Deadline for Individuals Whose License Expired March 2020 – Sept 2021

Dentists, registered dental assistants and registered dental hygienists whose active license expire in the period March 31, 2020 to Sept 30, 2021 are granted an extension of time to complete continuing education required for license renewal. The CE must be completed by Jan 26, 2022. Read more in this DCA order

All employers must register for CalSavers by June 30, 2022

California launched CalSavers to give employers an easy way to comply with the mandate and help their employees save for retirement.

State law now requires all businesses with five or more employees to facilitate CalSavers if they do not sponsor a retirement plan. Deadlines for employers to comply vary based on the size of business. The deadline for employers with five or more employees is June 30, 2022. Eligible employers with 5 or more employees who have not yet registered, should do so as soon as possible to avoid penalties. Visit CalSavers.com for more information on how to register.

Dental Sharps

Use form to document evaluation of sharps used in the practice and availability of sharps injury protection devices. The form is part of the Regulatory Compliance Manual. Updated Sept 2015.