New CDA president begins term

Natasha Lee, DDS, is CDA’s new president for 2018. Lee, a practicing general dentist in the Sunset District of San Francisco, is a graduate of the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry class of 2000. With more than 17 years of...

CDA negotiates larger settlement for Delta Dental Premier dentists

A revised proposed settlement agreement between Delta Dental of California and the plaintiff class of Premier dentists has been filed in Superior Court. The revised settlement includes an agreement by Delta Dental to pay an unprecedented monetary award that nearly...

Winner of 2017 Dugoni faculty award will use funds to engage students

Richard Fredekind, DMD, MA, executive associate dean at Pacific Dugoni School of Dentistry, has received the 2017 Arthur A. Dugoni Faculty Award in acknowledgment of his exceptional leadership, innovation, collaboration, compassion, philanthropic spirit and integrity...

Dental student research featured in CDA Journal

The December Journal of the California Dental Association spotlights research conducted by California dental students and their mentors, including articles on the GDNF family of neurotrophic factors in dental pulp stem cells, the barriers patients with special health...