Education and Events

Dentists can earn C.E., refine clinical skills with new webinar series on advanced techniques and innovations

New webinars streaming June 25, July 10 and July 16 offer dentists an opportunity to refine skills and discover new techniques while earning C.E. Hands-on, multi-day clinical workshops about each webinar topic will take place later this year in scenic California destinations.

June 20, 2024 |Education and Events, News Articles, Online Learning, Patient Care

Meet the featured speakers of the Dental Team Summit at CDA Presents in Anaheim

Speakers at the inaugural Dental Team Summit during CDA Presents include practice management, dental benefits and leadership experts. Meet three of the speakers who are CDA specialists and gain their insights on key takeaways for summit participants.

March 28, 2024 |CDA Presents, Education and Events, News Articles, Practice Management

Dental student research spotlights interdisciplinary collaboration in latest CDA Journal collection

Research by California dental students appears in the latest CDA Journal collection with an emphasis on interdisciplinary collaborations.

January 9, 2024 |Education and Events, News Articles, Patient Care, Students

Case report on the oral manifestations of Kabuki syndrome featured in CDA Journal collection

A case study on the oral manifestations of Kabuki syndrome in a 9-year-old patient is just one of the articles that dentists will find in latest CDA Journal collection. Dentists can also earn C.E. credits by reading an article and completing a quiz.

December 5, 2023 |Education and Events, News Articles, Patient Care

Tackling the dental assistant shortage: CDA resources, support and legislative action

The shortage of dental assistants impacts the productivity of the total practice. CDA members benefit from easy-to-implement training programs and staffing support plus legislative advocacy pursued on behalf of California practices.

October 26, 2023 |Advocacy, Education and Events, Legislation, News Articles, Online Learning, Public Health, Staffing & Training

Survey on hand pain in dental students discussed in CDA Journal collection

The latest collection of the Journal of the California Dental Association explores several topics beginning with a case study on a survey about hand pain in dental students. Dentists can earn C.E. through this collection.
 

August 8, 2023 |Education and Events, News Articles, Patient Care

Forensic odontology and bite mark analysis: CDA Journal reviews the debate

The July 2023 collection of the Journal of the California Dental Association focuses on forensic odontology: the application of dental knowledge to the field of law enforcement and death investigations.
 

July 10, 2023 |Education and Events, News Articles

Artificial intelligence in dentistry explored in latest CDA Journal collection

The June collection of the Journal of the California Dental Association provides insights into the latest advancements in AI technology and their potential impact on dentistry and dental professionals, while also inspiring new ideas and innovations in the field. 

June 13, 2023 |Education and Events, News Articles, Patient Care

Dental assistant training programs throughout California address staffing shortages

Local dental societies and dentists have successfully launched dental assistant training programs to provide effective, accelerated training to the labor force in their areas. Some of these utilize CDA’s Dental Assistant Training curriculum. Learn more about these local programs and CDA’s upcoming Smile Crew CA Dental Assistant Training Bootcamp. 

May 18, 2023 |Education and Events, Employment Practices, Hiring, Firing & Performance, News Articles, Online Learning, Staffing & Training

California dentists should review C.E. requirements as dental board resumes audits

CDA encourages dentists to review continuing education requirements as the dental board resumes conducting C.E. audits. Common C.E. deficiencies include failure to complete a mandatory C.E. course, the minimum required units for license renewal or a course from an approved provider.

May 11, 2023 |Dental Practice & Licensing, Education and Events, News Articles, Regulatory Compliance

Research on oral appliance therapy featured in latest CDA Journal collection

In the May collection of the CDA Journal, readers will find articles and a case study on the use of oral appliances for the treatment of various conditions, along with regulatory compliance guidance and an opportunity to earn C.E.
 

May 9, 2023 |Education and Events, News Articles, Patient Care

Dentists with DEA registration must comply with new federal act requiring opioid use disorder training

Dentists and other authorized prescribers across the U.S. will be required under a new federal law to complete eight hours of instruction on treating and managing patients with opioid and other substance use disorders prior to renewing or obtaining a DEA registration.

March 21, 2023 |Early Career Dentists, Education and Events, News Articles, Online Learning, Regulatory Compliance
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