CDA Journal collection explores dentists’ role in medical-dental integration, collaborative health care

October 2, 2023

Sacramento, Calif. – The latest collection of the Journal of the California Dental Association discusses the dentist’s role in medical-dental integration and collaborative health care and how this role can help solve serious issues with access to care, improved outcomes and health disparities in an integrated system.

“This Journal collection provides a broad view of the dental profession in the evolving health care ecosystem and the changes in progress that will affect our practices, our patients and our responsibilities to the public,” said Kerry K. Carney, DDS, editor-in-chief.

Articles featured in the collection include:

  • Medical-Dental Integration in Medicare: Where are We Now?
  • Barrier to Care: Emergency Department Utilization for Non-traumatic Dental Conditions in California
  • Pathogens, Testing and Vaccines: California Dentists’ Role in the Public Health Response to COVID-19
  • Harm Reduction: A Strategy to Improve Outcomes for Dental Patients with Substance-Use Disorders

Explore and download previous CDA Journal collections:

          Practice Management Insights

          Hand Pain: A Dental School Survey and Other Topics

          Forensic Odontology and Bite Mark Analysis: Understanding the Debate

          Artificial Intelligence Applications in Dentistry

          Oral Appliances

          Adapting Dentistry in Public Health Emergencies and Other Research

The Journal of the California Dental Association is an award-winning peer-reviewed scientific publication that keeps dentists up to date about scientific advances, business management strategies and new products. Sign up to receive alerts when new content is available in the CDA Journal.



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