Colorado Dental Association eNews
December 2017
Happy Holidays From the CDA!

Pay Your 2018 Membership Dues for a Chance to Win Free 2019 Dues

Pay your 2018 membership dues by Dec. 31, 2017, and you will be entered into a drawing for free 2019 CDA and/or component dues! We're processing dues payments daily. If you already paid your dues, you have been entered into the drawing.  Learn more.
Dental Offices Must Disclose Fees for Top 15 Procedures 

In 2017, the Colorado state legislature passed SB17-65, requiring healthcare providers and facilities to publish a list of cash pay prices. Dentists are included in the scope of this new law. All dental offices must comply with new fee disclosure requirements by Jan. 1, 2018. Here's what you need to know.
Kudos to These Colorado Dentists 

Three Colorado dentists have pushed beyond state borders to be elected into national and international positions. Congratulations to Dr. Michael Diorio, Dr. Terry Brewick, and Dr. Jim Setterberg.  Read about their new elected positions.
Dental License Renewal Notices Coming By Email 

Dental license renewal is available starting the week of Jan. 15, 2018, through the Colorado Dental Board website. All Colorado dentist and dental hygienist licenses must be renewed by Feb. 28, 2018. If you have not already done so, renew your state dental license before it expires. 

Save Even More With
D-MMEX EasyREfine

One valuable member benefit is the discounted pricing available with CDA Endorsed Products. Sometimes those deals are made a little sweeter, like this extra 2% bonus premium offer from D-MMEX EasyRefine.  

Save the Date for
2018 Lobby Day 

The CDA needs dentists from across the state to join us in meeting legislators and providing them with information on the importance of dental health. Why? Because dental health matters. 

Limited Prescriptive Authority for Hygienists 

A Colorado Dental Board stakeholder meeting will be held at noon Jan. 3, 2018, to collect input on draft revisions to Rule XIII - Limited Prescriptive Authority for Dental Hygienists.  Here are three ways to provide feedback.
Apply for the Diversity in Leadership Program by Dec. 23

Dec. 23 is the deadline to apply for the inaugural class of the Diversity in Leadership program. Talented and motivated individuals who belong to underrepresented groups and practice models and those who have an interest in leading in their communities and profession should apply. 

Featured Events
CDA New Dentist Committee Social at the Rocky Mountain Dental Convention:  Join the New Dentist Committee and their sponsors from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18, 2018, for cocktails and appetizers and fun after a day of learning. 

ACD, ICD, PFA Combined College Breakfast:  The annual Combined College Breakfast for fellows of ACD, ICD and PFA will be from 6:45 a.m. to 8 a.m. Jan. 18, 2018, prior to the Rocky Mountain Dental Convention opening session.

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Editor in Chief
Dr. Michael Diorio
Managing Editor
Krysia Gabenski

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