Courses

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The Sacramento District Dental Society is an approved Continuing Education and Academy of General Dentistry provider through the Dental Board of California.

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Additional CA Component Dental Society Events

Upcoming Continuing Education Courses

May 10, 2020 - May 16, 2020

GM - Taking the Bite Out of California’s Tooth Decay

May
12

May 12, 2020 at 5:45 pm - 9:00 pmAt Hilton Sacramento Arden West

Taking the Bite Out of California’s Tooth Decay

3 CEU, Core • $75 Member Price

5:45-6:45pm – Registration & Vendors
6:50-7:15pm – Announcements & Dinner
7:30-9:00pm – Speaker • 3 CE units, Core

We are honored to bring Dr. Jay Kumar (our very own SDDS member!) to this GM to discuss the status of oral health and future oral health strategies for our state. Dr. Kumar will provide practitioners with an understanding of the state oral health planning process and the roadmap it provides for improving oral health in California.

  • To understand the magnitude of oral health problems in California
  • To discuss the objectives and strategies of the California Oral Health Plan
  • To describe the role practitioners can play in implementing the strategies

Jayanth Kumar, DDS; California State Dental Director:

Dr. Kumar was appointed to the position of State Dental Director, California Department of Public Health by Governor Jerry Brown in August 2015. Dr. Kumar is a board-certified specialist in dental public health and a former director and president of the American Board of Dental Public Health. Before joining the California Department of Public Health, he was state dental director in New York where he held multiple positions.

He has served as a consultant to many national and international organizations including the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research, NIH, Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA), the American Dental Association (ADA), Health Canada, and the National Academies’ National Research Council (NRC).

He led the efforts in California to develop the California Oral Health Plan. He is currently engaged in implementing the 2016 Tobacco Tax Oral Health Initiative and assisting the California Department of Health Care Services in implementing the Medical 2020 Dental Transformation Initiative.

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May 17, 2020 - May 23, 2020

HR Webinar: CSI for HR – Investigating Workplace Problems

May
20

May 20, 2020 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

May 24, 2020 - May 30, 2020

Vendor Members – The Best Member Benefit!

May
28

May 28, 2020 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmAt SDDS Classroom

Vendor Members – The Best Member Benefit!

2 CEU, 20% • $75 Member Price

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California Dental Practice Act, Infection Control, and OSHA Refresher

May
29

May 29, 2020 at 8:30 am - 3:00 pmAt SDDS Classroom

California Dental Practice Act, Infection Control, and OSHA Refresher

6(2, 2, 2) CEU, Core • $199 Member Price

Are you a licensee who’s looking to bang-out all the mandatory courses in one day?
Say no more — our All-In-One covers the following:

  • 2-hours of California Dental Practice Act for California licensees
  • 2-hours of Infection Control for California licensees
  • 2-hours of OSHA refresher to include bloodborne pathogens, hazard communication, materials safety, general office and all the required elements of your compliance in the office for all those classified as being exposed to pathogens

We encourage all licensed as well as unlicensed staff to attend this comprehensive education day which covers scope of practice, infection control regulations from the Dental Board, employee safety issues from Cal-OSHA and a review of the duties and functions of practitioners in dental healthcare provision.

Note: The Infection Control portion of this course DOES NOT meet the mandatory education requirements for unlicensed dental assistants. Unlicensed assistants are required to complete an 8-hour Board-approved course in order to meet employment criteria as an assistant.

Marcella Oster, RDA:

Marcella Oster is a current RDA with 37 years’ experience in many areas of the Dental field. In 1995 she co-founded and was president of the 1st women owned Hazardous Waste Treatment Facility called EcoSolutions. In 1999 it was acquired by the largest transport and treatment facility of hazardous and bio waste. Marcella is a independent speaker for CDA and co-created one of the first Dental hazardous waste training video offering a CE and approved by the Dental Board of California. She is a current CE provider and lectures all over California. She donates her extra time at a free Dental clinic in Auburn and enjoys assisting at CDAcares.

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