Colorado Dental Association eNews
December 2018
Sign up for CDA Lobby Day 2019

Make your voice heard! Join the CDA at the Colorado State Capitol Friday, Feb. 15. You will have the opportunity to meet with your local state legislators to discuss important dental issues, helping set the stage for dentistry's success during the upcoming legislative session! The CDA will supply resources and training to those who volunteer for the event.    Sign up today. 
New Year, New Codes!

On Jan. 1, new CDT codes go into effect! Make your life easier with the  CDT 2019 Kit . This essential ADA resource helps your team code more accurately for fewer claims rejections and faster reimbursement. 
Senior Dental Program Grant Applications Due

The Colorado Dental Health Care Program for Low-Income Seniors (Senior Dental Program) grant was recently renewed by the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing. All current grant recipients of the Senior Dental Program are required to reapply for grant funds, and new grant applications are welcome at this time.    Learn how to apply.
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Diversity in Leadership Class of 2019-2020

The CDA created Diversity in Leadership to enhance the leadership skills of dentists of all backgrounds and to bring a variety of professional and personal experiences to our leadership team. Participants will develop leadership skills through an accelerated program of education, mentoring, and executive coaching. 

Read program details and how to apply.
Notice: Senior Dental Advisory Comm. Seeking Volunteers

The Department of Health Care Policy and Financing is seeking a candidate to fill the seat of a member on the Senior Dental Advisory Committee (DAC).  The DAC meets to receive updates, review and comment on ongoing DAC plans and activities.  Get the details. 
CDA Governance Taskforce Minutes

The CDA Governance Taskforce was created by Resolution 16-18-HA to evaluate the governance structure of the association. The nine-member taskforce met Sept. 26 and Dec. 1 to discuss the composition and selection of the House of Delegates, Board of Trustees and Executive Committee. Taskforce meeting minutes are publicly available for members to review and submit feedback.

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Save on Precious Metals

CDA  members already earn a 5% premium with DMMEX Easyrefine.  Get an additional 2% premium with the coupon code  PD1200.  Shipment must be received by Dec. 31.

CDA Members Remembered

Dr. John V. Smedley, former CDA president from 1984-1985, passed away Nov. 12, 2018. Dr. Smedley attended the University of Nebraska School of Dentistry and practiced for 60 years after serving as a U.S. Navy dental officer during the Korean War. Read his full obituary.
Newest Members of the CDA

Dr. Christopher Adkins
Dr. Yevgeniy Bor
Dr. Shawn Buffington
Dr. Youssef Kartabil

Dr. Joshua Machone
Dr. Nicholas Miller
Dr. Shawn Mohammed
Dr. Afsaneh Noori

Dr. Michelle Rowe
Dr. Kathleen Rowley
Dr. Paul Schauwecker
Dr. Megan Su

Already a CDA member? Explore your membership benefits today.
Featured Events

RMDC New Dentist Happy Hour: The NDC is hosting a post-CE happy hour Jan. 17. Let off some steam with appetizers, cocktails and bocce ball! Reserve your spot.
Dental Snowshoe Event: Join the NDC and MDDS on Feb. 10 for a scenic snowshoe hike just a short drive from Denver. All skill levels are welcome. Sign up now.
Estate Planning for Dentists: Feb. 28, learn to make an estate plan with purpose and how your plan can proactively reflect your values. Learn more and RSVP.
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Editor in Chief
Dr. Michael Diorio
Managing Editor
Kelsey Creehan

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Call: 303-740-6900 or
Fax: 303-740-7989

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