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    • ADA delegation application open

      The 2020 ADA House of Delegates will be held Oct. 16-19 in Orlando, Florida, with leaders from around the state having an opportunity to provide input on national issues. Beginning Sept. 1, CDA will be accepting applications for positions on the 13th ... More
    • Legislative victories for sugar-sweetened beverage bills

      Despite intense lobbying efforts by the soda industry, two bills that aim to reduce consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages that contribute to obesity, diabetes, tooth decay and heart disease have advanced in the Legislature. A CDA co-sponsored bill ... More
    • ADA Statement on Study Involving Dental Floss

      January 14, 2019 CHICAGO — Recent, wide-spread news coverage based upon a recent research study may raise unwarranted concern about the safety of certain types of dental floss. The ADA Science Institute finds the data insufficient to support the conclusions ... More
    • New opioid laws will affect dentistry in 2019 and beyond

      Many bills were introduced over the past year to combat the opioid epidemic in California, as CDA previously reported. Here is an overview of the CDA-supported legislation signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown in September and how these bills will affect ... More
    • Legislative victory: Dental Plan Transparency Act passes

      Gov. Brown also signs bill that adds training requirements for pediatric dental sedation CDA’s sponsored legislation calling for more value and transparency from dental plans passed the California Legislature with bipartisan support and was signed ... More

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