CDA offers limitless learning options in formats that fit your style and schedule.
Our dentistry-focused programs, events and resources are built to help you earn C.E., sharpen skills and support your personal, professional and practice goals. Learn the way that works for you!
A library of on-demand courses to take at your convenience
Multi-day, deep dive clinical intensives to build and refine skills
Fun live, local events to support dentists in navigating next steps
A full-day event to shape your practice and accelerate productivity
Get ready for CDA’s next convention in Anaheim, May 16-18, 2024. Join us for three full days of inspiring lectures, hands-on workshops, exhibit hall demos and deals — plus networking and fun!
Informed by member surveys, focus groups and feedback, we continually evaluate our education offerings and reshape them to deliver value across our membership. Future education offerings and formats will provide members flexibility, meet their learning preferences and offer options for every stage of practice.
CDA will continue to monitor hotel needs and offer a hotel room block for CDA Presents at competitive rates.
Not at this time. We recognize how much effort it takes to be out of the office and want to provide the best experience possible over an extended weekend.
At this time, we plan on hosting CDA Presents only in Anaheim.
CDA works with airlines and hotels to bring the best deals to our convention attendees.
There is not a plan to offer additional livestream courses at the 2024 convention at this time.
We’ll continue to share many online offerings throughout the year, both live virtual and through an on-demand learning library. We’ll be bringing smaller, more focused events to members in many different locations throughout the state.
Required C.E. is offered on-demand to take at your convenience, but we’ll have many different options – including new in-person and live virtual events, as well as the convention in Anaheim.
We hope to announce our full 2024 educational event lineup for you and your team’s consideration and planning by late fall 2023.
We recognize the importance of the dental team being able to learn, connect and grow together. There will be a dedicated dental team event connected to CDA’s convention in 2024, as well as a separate standalone dental team event in Northern California.
We’ll be offering early career dentist tracks at the convention in 2024, as well as fun in-person networking and learning events in select California venues. Associate-focused opportunities are coming in 2024 too.
CDA will have a robust offering of online and in-person events – some will have no fees, and some will offer preferred pricing for members.
The new events will be in person and throughout the state – both Northern and Southern California locations.
Yes! We will keep our robust online offering and continue to offer live virtual events throughout the year.
Enjoy interactive online learning when it works for you, plus an expanded course catalog and special discounts for CDA members.
As a CDA member, you have unlimited access to valuable programs and expertise designed to help you save time, save money and stay ahead of issues impacting your profession.
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CDA is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
CDA designates each activity for a specified number of C.E. units. These courses meet the Dental Board of California requirements for continuing education units.