Butte-Sierra Dental Society

Delta Dental Legal Action

Dear BSDS Member, Just in case you missed it, please see the email below from CDA President, John Blake, DDS regarding the recent legal action that CDA filed against Delta Dental: Dear members and colleagues:As president of the California Dental Association, I’m writing today to share that CDA is now pursuing litigation against Delta Dental […]

COVID-19 Mask, Screening and Physical Distancing FAQ

Do vaccinated patients have to wear masks while in the practice? Yes. While recent CDC guidance no longer recommends universal masking in health care settings, as noted above, the stricter requirement by the state or local agencies prevail. The California Department of Public Health September 20, 2022 guidance clearly states that masks must continue to […]

When You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated

How to Protect Yourself and Others Choosing Safer Activities   If you are fully vaccinated, you can resume activities that you did prior to the pandemic. Fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask or physically distancing, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including local […]

Update for COVID-19 Vaccine Implementation In Nevada County

This is a quick update for Nevada County Dentists, more details will be coming. Nevada County Health Department have now prioritized dentists and their dental staff for COVID-19 vaccinations. Your contact information had been previously sent by the BSDS office to expedite the process. Your office will be contacted and given a link to register […]

Update for COVID-19 Vaccine Implementation

Members of Butte-Sierra Dental Society practice within a six county area. I have contacted the various county health departments and implementation task forces (Butte/Colusa/Nevada/Sierra/Sutter/Yuba). They each have the contact information for all BSDS members sent to them earlier. Vaccination registration will be opening soon. Your office will be contacted and given a link to register […]

Butte-Sierra Dental Society Members JULY 15, 2020 UPDATE

Good Afternoon! Just in case you haven’t read the CDA email about the new supply of N95 and level 2 face masks..This is a great time to stock up on supplies at discount prices! Obtaining appropriate and high-quality personal protective equipment is a top concern and significant challenge for dentists who are returning to the […]

Butte-Sierra Dental Society Members UPDATE

Good Morning! Just in case you haven’t read the CDA email about the supply of Emergency PPE’s: Emergency PPE available now to CA dentists via The Dentists Supply Company Following advocacy efforts to support dentists getting back to practice, the California Dental Association worked with state officials to secure limited quantities of critical PPE that […]


Good Afternoon! We would like to remind members that Butte-Sierra Dental Society is not a regulatory agency – we cannot order members to practice or not to practice. Our responsibility in serving members is to provide reliable information as soon as we have it, so that you can make the best decisions for your practice […]

Message from Parker White, DDS

Hello Fellow Butte-Sierra District Dental Society Members: By now, we all recognize these are uncharted and uncertain times with no idea of when our lives will return to normal. As dental professionals, upmost in our minds are concerns for our families, patients, dental teams, and our community. Now more than ever is the time to […]