Patient safety remains a top priority for practice owners and dental teams; however, the dental office can often be a fast-paced working environment with distractions that can impede best safety practices. To better prevent mishaps, the Joint Commission requires accredited dental practices to implement a timeout before all surgical procedures.
The July issue of the CDA Journal provides a COVID-19 vaccine toolkit with multiple resources dentists can use in their practice. New research on prosthesis design and TMJ is also explored. Read the digital issue.
The June issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association features articles that explain how to merge the well-founded principles of prosthodontics with new technologies in the practice.
The October 2020 issue of the CDA Journal, which explores COVID-19 connections in oral health care and dentistry, has been awarded a Maggie Award in the category of Best Digital Edition or ePublication/Consumer, Trade, Association.
The April issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association presents the latest research on head and neck cancers, spanning current epidemiological data, detection and oral health complications.
The March issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association features the latest advances in oral and maxillofacial reconstruction. Articles discuss dental implants, modern temporomandibular joint surgery, contemporary sleep surgery and more.
The January issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association features a range of topics, with articles on silver diamine fluoride, caries risk assessment, luting cements and endodontic retrograde filling materials.
Researchers are examining the link between periodontal disease and COVID-19-related respiratory complications, and early research findings suggest that dental professionals may need to shift their focus to preventing underlying conditions, such as periodontitis, that promote systemic inflammation.
The December issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association showcases dental student research, with articles on Streptococcus sanguinis proteins, the influences of patients’ ages on shear bond strength of composites to dentin, and more.