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Environmental Trends in Dentistry​  

"Becoming a dentist today isn't as hard as it used to be...in fact, it might be harder"

Anders Bjork, Vice President, Market Insights and Member Engagement

The profession of dentistry is in a period of transition. Economic pressure and generational change are fostering an environment of practice innovation, and new models of care delivery (particularly dental service organizations, or DSOs) are gaining acceptance in the marketplace, both influencing and being influenced by generational differences in new dentists.  This session will examine the social and economic factors influencing change in dentistry with an update on DSO growth (in the US but especially in California); a look at how dentistry and medicine are integrating; and a case example on how disruptive innovation is realigning the orthodontic market.

Learning objectives:

  •  Understand differences between the Millennial generation and other generations  and how differences are influencing practice choices
  •  Learn about recent dental school graduate trends and practice intentions
  •  Recognize the trends in private equity-fueled DSO growth
  •  Identify how dentistry and medicine are integrating and potential professional implications
  •  Learn how innovation in the clear aligner product category could impact other areas of dentistry

Anders BjorkAnders Bjork, is Vice President, Market Insights and Member Engagement for CDA.  He has extensive experience in market intelligence, market research, competitive intelligence,  unstructured data analysis, market strategy, and innovation development.  His past employment experience includes providing  insights from data to guide his employer's strategies in  the integrated healthcare, health insurance, and ancillary benefits industries.  He earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and an MBA in healthcare management from the University of California at Davis' Graduate School of Management.

Dinner will be included - 2 Ce units
Date: Tuesday, September 24th 2019  Time: 6:30pm  Location: San Leandro Marina Community Center - 15301 Wicks Blvd San Leandro, CA 94579
Fees:
Members -
$45.00  Non-members - $90.00  Guests/staff - $50.00
*All registrations MUST be made in advance by no later than August 1st & are not confirmed until payment is received in full.  *Attendees who No-Show or who fail to give 72 hours' notice for cancellation to the Central Office will not receive a refund.  No Walk-Ins will be guaranteed space.  *No Children Allowed at CE Events

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S​OLD OUT!   Sexual Harassment Prevention Training 

Please join us on August 9, 2019 with Jeanine DeBacker 

Employers must provide sexual harassment prevention training to all employees by January 1, 2020.

Employers with at least five employees, in order to comply with the new requirements, must provide by Dec. 31, 2019:

  • At least two hours of sexual harassment prevention training to all managerial employees including; dentists, practice owners and office managers.
  • At least one hour of sexual harassment prevention training to all non-managerial employees; assistants, hygienists, front desk/back office staff.
  • Part-time, temporary and independent contractors must be included toward the minimum count of five employees.
  • Newly created businesses with five or more employees or contractors must provide training within six months of the business' establishment and then every two years thereafter.

Jeanine DeBackerJeanine DeBacker, McPharlin, Sprinkles, and Thomas LLC  Employment Law, Litigation, Employment Law Training, Neutral Investigations Attorney.  Jeanine brings a practical, business-aware perspective to representing her employer clients.  She helps businesses avoid lawsuits through thoughtful advice and counsel, well-crafted policies, and staff training.  Jeanine also vigorously defends employers in lawsuits brought by current or former employees. Jeanine represents employers in all areas of employment and benefits law, including wage and hour claims, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, benefit plan corrections and other employment-related claims.  Jeanine assists clients in creating and implementing workplace policies and procedures, conducting harassment investigations, and counseling on employee performance management, including corrective actions and terminations.  Jeanine often presents customized, on-site training programs for clients on a variety of human resources issues.  Jeanine writes regularly about employment issues that are important for California employers at http://calemploymentlawblog.com.

Date: Friday, August 9, 2019    Time:  All Attendees - Start 9:00AM  - Staff/DA/RDA/RDH - End 10:00AM   DDS/Practice Owners/Office Managers - End 11AM
Location: ​Gala Event Center - ​37270 Niles Blvd, Fremont, CA 94536
Fees:     
DDS/Managers
- $50.00 - Non-Member DDS - $125.00 - Staff - $30.00 - Staff of Non-Member DDS - $60.00
*All registrations MUST be made in advance by no later than July 19th & are not confirmed until payment is received in full.  *Attendees who No-Show or who fail to give 72 hours' notice for cancellation to the Central Office will not receive a refund.  No Walk-Ins will be guaranteed space.  *No Children Allowed at CE Events

​If you would like to be placed on a waiting list, please call (510) 782-5316.




CA Dental Practice Act & Infection Control Course 

​Join us for our CA Dental Practice Act & Infection Control Course on ​November 12th 2019! The California Dental Board mandates 4 hours of continuing education requirements for license renewal for each renewal cycle. All Dentists, Registered Dental Assistants, Registered Dental Hygienists, or other dental licensees renewing their dental license must complete 2 hours of continuing education in Dental Practice Act & Infection Control. Each course must be a minimum of 2 hours.                                              
Leslie Canham

Presented by Leslie Canham, CDA, RDA
Leslie Canham is a Speaker and Consultant specializing in Infection Control, OSHA Compliance, Dental Practice Act, and HIPAA regulations.  Leslie has over 36 years of experience in dentistry, and is the founder of Leslie Seminars.  Leslie is moderator of the Infection Control Forum on Dentaltown.com, and is an active member of the Organization for Safety and Asepsis Procedures, the Academy of Dental Management Consultants, the Speaking Consulting Network, National Speakers Association, & CDA.  Leslie is authorized by the Department of Labor as OSHA Outreach Trainer in General Industry Standards.  4 CE Units
Date: T​uesday, ​November 12th, 2019   Time: 9:00AM  Location: 405 Boulder Ct. Suite #600 Pleasanton, CA 94566
Fees:
CDA Member Dentists - $95.00   Non-CDA Members - $175.00   Auxiliary Members - $90.00

*All registrations MUST be made in advance by no later than October 20th & are not confirmed until payment is received in full.  * No-shows and cancellations after October 20th will not receive a refund.  *No Walk-Ins will be guaranteed space. *No Children Allowed at CE Events

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SOLD OUT!   Dental MBA Series 

​​ MBA Series

If you'd like to be placed on a waiting list, please call 510-782-5316. 

Members attending all 4 classes = $ 80 (Dinner Included at each course) Members attending individual courses = $ 35/per course (Dental MBA Certificates will not be awarded to members who attend less then the 4 full courses) These courses will sell out quickly, and space is limited. Preference will be given to member dentists. If there are spaces available, then staff members and non-member dentists will be allowed to register closer to the event. The price for staff will be $25/per course.  The price for a non-member dentist will be $50/per course. *Cancellations for any one of the Dental MBA seminars must be made seven (7) days before the seminar. If you have registered for all four courses and must cancel 1 or more, ​you will be charged the remaining difference of the $35 per individual course fee. You will not receive the Dental MBA Completion Certificate unless you attend all 4 courses.
*No shows or cancellations less then 7 days prior to the course will not receive a refund.  All Courses will be held at SACDS Central Office - 405 Boulder Ct. Ste. #600 Pleasanton, CA 94566


CPR Re-Certification Courses

CPR Re-Certification Course Fees:
CDA Members & Staff - $90.00    Non-CDA Members - $165.00
August 5, 2019 - Pleasanton Register Here
August 19, 2019 - Fremont Register Here
September 16, 2019  Pleasanton Register Here
September 30, 2019 - Fremont Register Here
October 7, 2019 - Pleasanton Register Here
October 28, 2019 - Fremont Register Here
November 4, 2019 - Pleasanton Register Here
November 18, 2019 - Fremont Register Here
December 2, 2019 - Pleasanton Register Here
December 16, 2019 - Fremont  Register Here

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