Patient Care

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

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

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

Dentists can shine a light on oral cancer

April marks the arrival of Oral Cancer Awareness Month. This month serves as a poignant reminder of the importance of early…

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

Dentists must screen patients for measles, other ATDs, before providing treatment

As cases of the highly contagious but preventable measles viral infection increase across the U.S. due to delayed childhood vaccinations,…

March 20, 2024 |Cal/OSHA Safety Regulations, News Articles, Patient Care

Orofacial pain’s evolving landscape explored in CDA Journal collection

In Orofacial Pain, the latest collection of the Journal of the California Dental Association, three articles highlight the quickly evolving…

March 6, 2024 |News Articles, Patient Care

Greater than the sum: CDA Journal collection explores the power of dentists working together

The latest collection of the Journal of the California Dental Association spotlights how dentists can effect system change by taking…

February 7, 2024 |Advocacy, News Articles, Patient Care

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

SmileDirectClub abruptly closing global operations, abandoning customers mid-treatment

In the aftermath of SmileDirectClub’s abrupt closure in early December, dentists may experience an uptick in patients needing orthodontic treatment. CDA has created FAQ to help members manage anticipated questions and concerns from past SmileDirectClub customers. 

December 14, 2023 |Dental Practice & Licensing, News Articles, Patient Care

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

Saving teeth for life with endodontics: CDA Journal collection explores the preservation of teeth

This issue highlights the important role technology plays in the changing field of endodontics. Patients of all ages can benefit from their dental providers having the knowledge and techniques that improve the effectiveness of saving teeth for life. 

November 15, 2023 |News Articles, Patient Care