Hammock Beach Resort

CFDDA Annual Meeting

April 30-May 1 - Hammock Beach Resort

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Welcome to the Central Florida District Dental Association

The Central Florida District Dental Association is a component of the Florida Dental Association and the American Dental Association. It comprises the twelve counties of Alachua, Brevard, Flagler, Gilchrist, Lake, Levy, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter, and Volusia.


CORONA VIRUS INFORMATION

ADA Online Webinar Available for Dentist/Team Members: COVID-19 Infection Control Protocols & Procedures
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Infection control experts representing the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) provide the dental community with practical guidance and education as we all navigate the challenges that COVID-19 is presenting to our profession. Click here for more info and to register.



The CFDDA urges you to read all communications from the ADA and FDA, in addition to regularly visiting the CDC, WHO, and the Florida Department of Health websites for updates.

From the Governor's office:
All hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, office surgery centers, dental, orthodontic and endodontic offices and other health care practitioners' officers are directed to immediately cease performing elective services until May 8, 2020.  Please go to https://www.floridadental.org/coronavirus to read the entire order and for more information

To help support your practices and communications with patients, the FDA is providing you with resources and templates that you can tailor to communicate with your patients and staff and address their questions relating to COVID-19.

The FDA Toolkit -  toolkit, provides information on human resources, insurance, financial questions, and practice resourced and forms.

Again, this is an evolving situation, Florida dentists and patients seeking news and updates should visit:

 

Please visit floridadental.org/coronavirus to access templates and will also provide info on what is a medically necessary, urgent, or emergency procedure.


FROM DR. CRAIG KARA'S PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE - WINTER 2020

Questions on Delegation of Remedial Restorative Functions for Dental Assistants and Hygienists?

Effective June 26, 2019, a dentist may delegate remedial restorative functions to a dental assistant or to a dental hygienist who has completed mandatory training offered by an accredited dental or dental hygiene school.  For complete details -click here Information on Health Care Clinic Establishment (HCCE) Permits - click here
Also, re: HCCE  - self-inspection notification letter - click here
And from Brevard County - Pharmaceutical Waste Management at businesses -click here

EPA Final Rule on Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals - click here.


A big thank you to:

DOCTORS CHOICE COMPANIES

Florida's largest dental practice broker.

Thank you to Doctors Choice for their underwriting the 2019-2020 CFDDA Leadership Directory.

For more information on practice transitions, buying and selling, along with
associate placement, call: 877-335-0380 or visit: www.doctors-choice.com

To view the 2019-2020 CFDDA Leadership Directory - click here.

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