Harold C. Slavkin, DDS, a leading authority on craniofacial biology, dean emeritus at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC and a founding member of the Santa Fe Group, died Dec. 22, 2023, at his home in Marina Del Rey, California. He was 85.
Abyde software guides practices through mandatory HIPAA compliance requirements, making compliance programs easy and sustainable for dental practices of any size.
Member dentists can now benefit from certified coding, billing, eligibility verification and other support through CDA's newest Endorsed Service, Cosentus. Cosentus has been offering back-office administration services to dental and medical professionals for more than 25 years.
Dr. Tippett-Whyte discusses the latest developments with Delta Dental's planned fee cuts and provides insight on CDA’s ongoing advocacy efforts to ensure Delta Dental honors its obligation to providers.
From exclusive practice support resources to comprehensive COVID-19 guidance, Dr. Tippett-Whyte is highlighting the many benefits of being a CDA member. Learn more about what CDA is doing for California dental professionals in this week’s Leadership Corner.
Watch Dr. Tippett-Whyte as she discusses financial relief opportunities for practice owners. She's providing details about the PPP second draw loan, CalHealthCares' extended application deadline and a new initiative aimed at securing financial relief from dental plans for dental practices during future emergencies.
With an increasing demand for dental assistants throughout California, CDA is encouraging member dentists to consider transferable skills while recruiting and hiring. Smile Crew CA aims to create a pool of qualified candidates by targeting job seekers who have been displaced from service roles with adaptable skills that would make them a viable dental assistant.
The California Dental Association has launched a new recruitment campaign, Smile Crew of California, designed to highlight the careers in dental assisting and create a pool of qualified candidates to help CDA members who are seeking to fill hundreds of dental assistant job openings.
In a strategic effort to aid members in growing their careers and building their practice teams, CDA has launched a robust online career center for both employers and job seekers. While job listings have long been among the most popular sections of CDA’s website, the new platform provides more intuitive search tools along with actionable guidance.
The California Dental Association in August received recognition from the American Dental Association in three membership categories, including “most improved active member retention rate” among state associations with more than 7,500 active licensed dentists.
Graduation celebrations are looking a lot different this year as many schools continue to prioritize the health and safety of students, faculty and attendees’ families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Like many other universities that have postponed in-person ceremonies to promote social distancing, the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry honored its graduating class in a virtual awards ceremony.
The Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine hosted its first digital commencement ceremony to honor the class of 2020.