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Transforming dental operations: The role of AI in streamlining back-office functions

Artificial Intelligence is no longer just a buzzword in the technological landscape; it has become a pivotal force in transforming…

June 12, 2024 |Endorsed Services, News Articles, Patient Management, Practice Management

CDA Journal discusses integration of behavioral and oral health in dentistry

COVID-19 has accelerated trends in mental health issues that have been emerging over the last few decades. And dentistry, as…

June 11, 2024 |News Articles, Patient Care

Fluoridation exposure misinformation spreads due to circulation of a flawed study

While dissemination of clinical studies can help enlighten researchers, health care providers and patients, the circulation of flawed studies can…

June 3, 2024 |News Articles, Patient Care, Public Health

Exempt and nonexempt in the dental office: Classify correctly to avoid penalties

Exempt or nonexempt? In California, the distinction is a legal one. Wage and hour orders protect nonexempt employees, and employers…

May 30, 2024 |Employment Practices, Laws & Regulations, News Articles

Virtual membership meeting offers strategies for dental practice teams to prevent workplace violence

Recent tragic events and resulting legislation have led business owners, including dentists, to think seriously about workplace violence. As a…

May 29, 2024 |Employment Practices, Laws & Regulations, News Articles, Office Policies & Manuals, Practice Management, Regulatory Compliance

CDA president provides update on status of association’s lawsuit against Delta Dental

Dear members and colleagues: I’m reaching out with an update on CDA’s ongoing dental plan reform initiatives, along with an…

May 10, 2024 |Advocacy, Delta Dental, Dental Plan Reform, News Articles

Alternative pathways in dentistry: CDA Journal discusses careers outside of traditional private practice

“Private practices have been effectively taking care of the oral health needs of a large portion of the population,” writes…

May 8, 2024 |Early Career Dentists, Leadership and Practice Ownership, News Articles, Practice Transitions, Students

Noncompete agreements are void and prohibited by law in California

With news about the Federal Trade Commission’s ban in late April on noncompete agreements nationwide, dentists may be wondering how…

May 6, 2024 |Hiring, Firing & Performance, Laws & Regulations, News Articles

Workplace violence prevention plan must be implemented by California dental practices by July 1

May 3, 2024: The article as first published reported incorrectly that the law only applies to California employers with 10…

May 1, 2024 |Laws & Regulations, News Articles, Regulatory Compliance

California State Dental Director Dr. Jayanth Kumar announces retirement

Dr. Kumar’s strong commitment to making oral health a priority in the state’s health agenda has defined his role as…

April 22, 2024 |Access to Care, Patient Care

Meet three dentists who received the CalHealthCares loan repayment award

Andrew Zufall, DMD, one of 34 California dentists who in March was awarded a CalHealthCares Loan Repayment award, often tells…

April 18, 2024 |Access to Care, Advocacy, Medi-Cal/Denti-Cal, News Articles

Global oral health: Solutions, new directions for dentistry discussed in CDA Journal collection

Global health in dental education, caries burden in Indonesian school children, community-based research in Costa Rica to identify risk factors…

April 17, 2024 |News Articles, Patient Care
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