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    • Deadline July 14, 2020: Don’t Be In Violation Of The Clean Water Act

      The Environmental Protection Agency’s Dental Office Point Source Category, effective July 14, 2017, requires Dental facilities without amalgam separators to install amalgam separators and submit a One-Time Compliance Report to the local control authority ... more
    • Eligible Premier providers to be mailed Delta Dental settlement notices

      Dentists eligible for payments under CDA’s settlement agreement with Delta Dental should expect to receive allocation notices within a few weeks. The class action settlement administrator plans to mail letters to approximately 14,000 Premier providers ... more
    • CDA, CMA, file statewide soda tax measure for 2020

      A ballot measure to protect public health through a state soda tax has been filed for the November 2020 ballot by CDA and the California Medical Association. The filing comes four days after the multibillion-dollar soda industry proposed a ballot measure ... more
    • Bill to increase dental plan transparency clears Senate with bipartisan support

      CDA-sponsored Senate Bill 1008 (Skinner, D-Berkeley), which calls for more value and transparency from dental plans, is moving swiftly through the Legislature. The bill in late May passed the Senate with bipartisan support despite strong opposition from ... more
    • CDC addresses reprocessing of dental handpieces

      CDA Practice Support often receives calls from members who have questions about reprocessing dental handpieces, which as medical devices are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. Recognizing the dental community’s need for clear and consistent ... more

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