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Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC


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  • This class satisfies the California Infection Control and California Dental Practice Act license renewal requirements for dentists, dental hygienists, and currently licensed registered dental assistants.


The section on the California Dental Practice Act will present the recent changes in the laws that impact the practice of dentistry. It will cover the topics necessary for renewal of your license, including your duties as a mandated reporter of child, elder and domestic partner abuse; violations of the Dental Practice Act; and powers of enforcement held by the Dental Board.

The course reviews Cal-OSHA’s top 20 dental office violations, discuss the CDC guidelines as well as the current mandated minimum standards for infection control in the dental setting from the Dental Board of California regulations. Participants will be provided with an easy-to-apply checklist for reviewing their office’s compliance with infection control and safety policies and guidelines.


Know the principles of disease transmission and Universal/Standard precautions
Understand Cal-OSHA compliance issues, sterilization and disinfection
Become familiar with the updated CDC infection control guidelines
Understand the infection control practices mandated by the Dental Board of California
Know the recent changes in the Dental Practice Act and the basic rules for avoiding problems that could place your dental license in jeopardy
Know how to use dental auxiliaries effectively within current California law
Provide a safer environment for patients and the dental team


Sep 22, 2018


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Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Joyce Galligan, RN, DDS, Ms. Patricia Galligan, JD, LL.M in taxation

Keywords / Search Terms

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC HERMAN OSTROW SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY OF USC Free CE CME Live CE CME Seminar CE CME

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Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC)
925 W. 34th St
Los Angeles, CA   90089
United States of America

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