San Mateo County Dental Society (CA)

Continuing Education

September 24, 2021 at 8:15 AM to 2:45 PM


SMCDS Member Dentist $150.00
SMCDS Member Staff / Guest $150.00
Non-Member Dentist $200.00
Non-Member Staff / Guest $200.00

General Information

Provider SMCDS
Webinar Online
Speaker Marcella K. Oster, RDA
Type/Category Core
Credits 6.0

A Zoom link will be e-mailed to registrants to access the webinar.

A Zoom link will be e-mailed to registrants to access the webinar.

6 CE Unit (Core)

The Dental Board of California requires all licensed dental professionals (DDS, DMD, RDA, RDH, etc.) to take approved CE courses in Infection Control (Bloodborne Pathogen Standards) and California Dental Law every two years for license renewal.  Cal-OSHA requires employers to train their workers annually in Bloodborne Pathogens, Hazard Communication, General Safety, Emergency Response, and other standards based on the nature and size of your facility.  This convenient one-day course provides you and your staff with 6 units of Core CE packed with practical information.

Morning: 8:15am-12:30pm

Dental Board of California Requirements

Infection Control    California Dental Practice Act: Laws, Regulations and Scope of Practice

Afternoon: 1:00pm-2:45pm (Lunch Break: 12:30pm-1:00pm)


General Guidelines   Hazard Communication: SDS/MSDS 2021    Injury & Illness Prevention Plan    Fire & Emergency Protocols

Waste Management   Post-Exposure Evaluation and Reporting   Documentation Protocols:  Testing, Housekeeping & Training


Marcella Oster, RDA is a current RDA with 40 years of experience in many areas of the Dental field. In 1994 she co-founded and was President of the first woman-owned Hazardous Waste Treatment Facility in California (EcoSolutions), which specialized in providing comprehensive hazardous and bio waste management and disposal for Dental offices. In 1999 it was acquired by the world’s largest medical waste management company. Marcella is an independent speaker for CDA and co-created one of the first Dental hazardous waste training videos offering CE credit and approved by the Dental Board of California. She is a current CE provider and lectures all over California, and volunteers at a free Dental clinic in Auburn, CA. Marcella also assists at CDA Cares.

*These courses DO NOT fulfill the CA unlicensed Dental Assistant education requirement that went into effect as of Jan 1, 2010 under AB 2637.  Following is contact information for qualified providers:

Foundation for
Allied Dental Education

Leslie Canham
& Associates


Redwood City
Dental Institute


Santa Clara County
Dental Society



Resource Files

There are no resource files available for this course.