October Press Release: The California Dental Hygienists’ Association reveals the dangers of certain candies and their long-term effect on teeth.
AB 1174 Expands Scope for all hygienists, RDH and RDHAP alike, allowing the placement of Interim Therapeutic Restorations, in the office as well as in other settings with telehealth supervision, with additional education.
SB 850 authorizes Pilot Baccalaureate Programs in Community Colleges. Foothill College in Los Altos is being considered as a site for a DH pilot.
SB 1245 continues DHCC operations to 2019.
AB 1522 (Gonzales), the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 mandates Paid Sick Leave. Effective July 2015, after 30 days worked within a year, all employees will accrue 1 hour paid leave for every 30 hours worked, up to a maximum required 3 days per year.