CDA Publications
CDA publishes two monthly magazines, the Journal of the California Dental Association, dedicated to scientific and clinical articles, and our news magazine, the CDA Update. Current issues can be found below.  Please visit the individual pages for each publication for an archive of past issues and additional information.
CDA Journal

This award-winning peer-reviewed scientific publication keeps dentists up-to-date about scientific advances, business management strategies and new products. It also features thought-provoking editorials, practice support, risk management and regulatory compliance articles and technological trends that affect dentistry. 

Current Issue
May 2019

The May 2019 issue of the Journal covers novel technology and materials in the areas of 3D printing, dental resins and mechanotransduction of external root resorption in orthodontic treatment.


CDA Update

Every month, thousands of CDA members turn to the Update for the latest information about current and developing topics in dentistry. The Update is a trusted source for news that directly affects dentists, including dental benefit plans, legislation and advocacy, patient safety and more. 

Current Issue
April 2019

Articles in the April 2019 Update discuss CDA-sponsored legislation that protects dentists during network leasing, a CDA-supported bill that makes SDF a covered Medi-Cal benefit and a group of bills aimed at reducing the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages. Also covered is a new law that delays a requirement that prescribers use new prescription forms for controlled substances.



Alicia Malaby  
Director of Communications
1201 K Street, 15th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814


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