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Bernie Stoltz coming Friday, June 8!

Hear Bernie Stoltz on "The Power to Influence – Help Your Patients Say YES!" Click here to register!


Delta Dental settlement info online

Dentists seeking information regarding CDA’s amended settlement agreement with Delta Dental can find all related information posted at DeltaDentalofCaliforniaSettlement.com.

Under the settlement agreement, Delta Dental must pay $65 million to Premier Providers whose rates were impacted by an inflationary guard. Not every Premier Provider had his or her fees reduced by this procedure, but those who did will receive some proportionate reimbursement.

A hearing on final approval of the agreement is scheduled for late April in the San Francisco Superior Court.


Winter 2017 issue of SmileLine

The Winter 2017 issue of the Monterey Bay Dental Society's SmileLine newsletter is now available. This issue focuses on how area dentists prescribe fun for themselves, as well as messages from your outgoing president, Dr. Richard Kent, and your incoming president, Dr. Eric Brown.

Click the image at left to download the issue.



American Dental Warriors!

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Were you one of our American Dental Warriors? Click HERE to see photos!


News from CDA

Posted April 27, 2018

Calling volunteers for CDA Cares Anaheim

CDA, CSPD sponsor bill to expand health plan coverage for dental anesthesia

CDA legislation calls for more value and transparency from dental plans

Silver diamine fluoride covered under Denti-Cal with CDA-sponsored bill

Nominate a dentist for the 2018 CDA Foundation Humanitarian Award

Job-seeking tools just for CDA members

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Help CDA/ADA grow organized dentistry

Bring in a new member, get $200. Refer a new member to organized dentistry and receive
double the rewards!


Request your set of required posters

Monterey Bay Dental Society, in partnership with CDA, will again be providing free updated required poster sets to members. To request your poster set, please visit cda.org/posterset, to provide your name and ADA number for verification. If you have any qestions regardig the poster sets, please call CDA Member Services at 800-232-7645.


One phone number for insurance

TDIC and TDIC Insurance Solutions have consolidated their phone numbers to a single line: 800-733-0633. This change will enable policyholders to meet all their insurance needs with just one phone number that will reach both the insurance company and the insurance brokerage. Please update your records.

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