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California Dental Practice Act for License Renewal

Leslie Canham

About This Course

This course is required for all California dental license renewals. Topics will include scope of practice, violations of the dental practice act and attending regulations, citations, fines, license actions, mandatory reporter obligations, prescription writing regulations, license renewal requirements, and determining the legal use of utilizing dental auxiliaries.
1) Scope of practice
2) Violations of the dental practice act and attending regulations
3) Citations, fines and license actions
4) Mandatory reporter obligations
5) Prescription writing regulations
6) License renewal requirements
7) Continuing Education Requirements for Dental License renewal
8) Basic Life Support courses required live: recognized providers are AHA, ARC, AGD and PACE
9) Random CE Audits for Both DDS and RDAs, DSA and OA permit holders
10) Determining the legal use of utilizing dental auxiliaries.
11) Poster requirements
12) Dental Assisting Permits OAP and DSA

Course Staff

Leslie Canham

Leslie Canham, CDA, RDA

Leslie is an international speaker and consultant specializing in Infection Control, OSHA Compliance, HIPAA regulations, and treating special needs patients. Her vast experience in the dental field since 1972 along with her OSHA knowledge, gives Leslie a unique perspective on how dental practices can be safe, compliant, and productive. Leslie is recognized as a Certified Speaking Professional and has earned the reputation as an outstanding speaker in dentistry. Leslie is authorized as an OSHA Trainer and is approved by the California Dental Board and the Academy of General Dentistry (PACE) as a continuing education provider. In addition to her busy speaking schedule, Leslie provides in-office training, consulting, mock OSHA inspections, dental office audits, and webinars.

Certification Information

Approved Pace Program Provider
Approved PACE Program Provider FAGD/MAGD Credit
Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement 7/1/19 to 6/30/23
Provider ID #309475
Students who successfully complete this course will receive 2 Continuing Education Credits.

This course provider is registered in the state of California to provide license renewal in the California Dental Practice Act (Provider #3825)

Always check with your specific state/territory board and licensing requirements. For dental professionals in the United States, check requirements according to the American Dental Association website. For information about continuing education requirements in Canada, visit the Association of Canadian Faculties of Dentistry or the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to buy a textbook?

No, the required reading for this course is included.

What if I have a DentalPost Dental Practice and DentalPost Dental Professional profile? What login information do I use to take the course?

Make sure you are signed in as a Dental Professional in order to recieve CE credit for taking this course. If you only have a Dental Practice profile, you will need to create a seperate Dental Professional profile- which is free to do.

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