Maximum Malpractice Fine Imposed By Dental Board Doubled

By Jonathan Greenbergs On February 10, 2021, OAL approved the Dental Board of California’s proposed rulemaking on Citations and Fines. This proposed language amends sections 1023.2 and 1023.7 of the CCR to set the maximum penalty for Class A crimes, Continue reading

California Department of Insurance Proposes Regulation to Increase Transparency of Dental Benefits Coverage

By: Jennifer Wilczynski On January 19, 2021, the California Department of Insurance (DOI) filed a request for adoption of emergency regulations regarding the Summary of Dental Benefits and Coverage Disclosure Matrix (SDBC) with the Office of Administrative Law (OAL). Prior Continue reading

Assemblymember Evan Low Introduces Legislation to Require Dentists to Conduct In-Person Examinations Before Approving Teleorthodontics Treatment

By Katie Abajian AB 1998 (Low), as introduced January 27, 2020, would amend section 1680 of the Business and Professions Code to make it unprofessional conduct for a dentist to diagnose and correct malpositions of human teeth or use orthodontic Continue reading