The FDA has not yet granted Emergency Use Authorization to any COVID-19 rapid tests that dental professionals may eventually be able to administer in their offices.
The law, which takes effect on January 1, is the first patient protection measure of its kind in the nation aimed at protecting patients receiving orthodontic treatment from a direct-to-consumer orthodontic company, like SmileDirectClub.Read More
AB 1519, which awaits the governor’s signature, focuses the use of telehealth in dental care and ensuring that direct-to-consumer orthodontic treatment is as effective as in-person orthodontic treatment.Read More
The CDA announced that access to CommonBond, a financial technology company that helps students and graduates pay for higher education, will be a new member benefit.Read More
Clelan Ehrler, DDS, MS, who began his term on January 1, practiced in the San Bernardino, California area.Read More
The California legislature has approved a new state budget plan that includes funding for a state dental director and an epidemiologist in the Department of Public Health to establish and implement a state oral health program.Read More