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
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.