Category Archive for: ‘California Dental Regulation’

  • Drug-Dispensing Dentists in California Must Provide Label Translations

    In January 2016, new regulations for prescription drug labels took effect in California. While these new mandates target mostly pharmacists, they also apply to a dentist who dispenses medications to a patient for use outside of the office. The new rules stipulate that prescription labels …

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  • OSHA Review Compliance System Offer – Expires February 29, 2016

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    For California dentists who’ve ever lost sleep worrying about compliance with state, federal and Dental Board regulations! When you order OSHA Review, you’ll understand why dentists in California have relied on their subscriptions for more than twenty years. You’ll receive up-to-date, accurate regulatory information delivered …

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  • Biological Monitoring is the Gold Standard – Spore Testing

    Dental personnel ask us all the time if chemical indicators are adequate to assess sterilizer functionality. In short, the answer is no. Generally speaking, sterilizer monitoring should include a combination of mechanical, chemical, and biological monitoring. However, while chemical and mechanical monitoring can provide early …

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  • OSHA Review Compliance System Offer – Expires February 29, 2016

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    For California dentists who’ve ever lost sleep worrying about compliance with state, federal and Dental Board regulations! When you order OSHA Review, you’ll understand why dentists in California have relied on their subscriptions for more than twenty years. You’ll receive up-to-date, accurate regulatory information delivered …

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  • Data Breach Notification Changes Effective Jan 1 – California Regulations

    Starting January 1, 2016, California businesses will be required to implement changes to their data breach notification procedures. New state legislation, Senate Bill 570, sets forth specific standards in formatting in language used in data breach notices provided to affected individuals. Prior to 2016, California …

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  • Do Not Overfill Your Sharps Containers – OSHA Regulation

    On December 3, Cal/OSHA issued a News Release stating that the California agency cited Kaiser Foundation Hospitals $149,000 for exposing workers to injury and infection from used needles in the hospital’s sharps collection containers. At least three employees have been stuck by contaminated needles in …

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  • OSHA Review Compliance System Offer – Expires December 30, 2015

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    For California dentists who’ve ever lost sleep worrying about compliance with state, federal and Dental Board regulations! When you order OSHA Review, you’ll understand why dentists in California have relied on their subscriptions for more than twenty years. You’ll receive up-to-date, accurate regulatory information delivered …

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  • California Dental News: CURES Enrollment Date Delayed

    On October 11th, Governor Brown signed AB 679 into law, which will push back the CURES enrollment deadline from January 1, 2016, to July 1, 2016. CURES, which stands for Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System, stores Schedule II, III, and IV controlled substance …

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  • Sterile Irrigants Required During Oral Surgery – Dental Infection Control

    In California, the Dental Board of California (DBC) Infection Control Regulation states that “sterile coolants/irrigants shall be used for surgical procedures involving soft tissue or bone. Sterile coolants/irrigants must be delivered using a sterile delivery system.” According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention …

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  • Online License Renewal for CA Dental Licensees Coming Soon – Dental Board of CA

    The California Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) is rolling out a new online program that will revolutionize the way dental licensees and license applicants do business. The online program is called BreEZe, which is DCA’s new licensing and enforcement system and a one-stop shop for …

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