Press Releases

Business of dentistry spotlighted in February issue of CDA Journal

The February 2021 issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association provides information that will help dentists understand the obligations, regulations and guidelines of the business of dentistry, including tips for avoiding business disputes.

February 4, 2021

A statement on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2021-22 budget from the president of the California Dental Association

The California Dental Association, representing 27,000 dentists, is strongly supportive of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed budget. Specifically, CDA applauds Gov. Newsom for his investments to promote greater health equity through workforce development, oral health care improvements and vaccine distribution. 

January 8, 2021

CDA applauds emergency scope-of-practice waiver allowing dentists to administer COVID-19 vaccine

In a move to address the state’s shortage of health care providers eligible to administer COVID-19 vaccines, the Department of Consumer Affairs today approved a public health emergency waiver that will allow the state’s 36,000 dentists to administer COVID-19 vaccines to people age 16 and older.

January 4, 2021

California Dental Association supports nomination of Xavier Becerra for secretary of Health and Human Services

The California Dental Association strongly supports President-elect Joe Biden’s nomination of Attorney General Xavier Becerra for secretary of the Department of Health & Human Services. Becerra is the finest choice to lead the nation through this challenging public health emergency while also improving health care programs, including Medicare and Medicaid.

December 9, 2020

Effects of sugar-sweetened beverages on oral and systemic health featured in Journal of the California Dental Association

The November issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association focuses on the importance of oral health care providers educating patients on the adverse effects of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption on oral and overall health.

November 4, 2020