Colorado Dental Association eNews
June 2017
Dr. Carol Morrow Takes the Helm of the CDA

Dr. Carol Morrow, from Walsh, Colo., was installed as the Colorado Dental Association's 131st president. Dr. Morrow is the youngest president in the association's history and only the second female president to lead the CDA. Plus, two new members have been elected to leadership positions. Take a look at your 2017-18 CDA Executive Committee. 
PDMP Survey: Your Opinion Counts! 

To improve the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP), the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is working to improve access and enhance the user experience. Plus, the PDMP software system is set to be updated Aug. 15, and action might be required to ensure a smooth transition of your account.  Learn more and take the survey!
CDA Gives: Biergarten Raises $6,000 for CDA Foundation

During the 2017 CDA Annual Session, the Past President's Reception doubled as a fundraiser for the CDA Foundation. Because of the generosity of CDA members in attendance, the first-ever Bitte Geben Biergarten raised $6,000, which will fund scholarships for University of Colorado dental students. Learn more.

How to Earn 5 Types of New Patients

CDA-endorsed Officite has created a 20-page document that guides dental professionals through the ins and outs of websites and online marketing. The guide looks at five patient profiles and breaks down the best way to target each type of patient.

Don't Fall Victim to Ransomware

One of the nastiest types of virus these days is called "ransomware," a virus that silently infects one computer on a network and starts encrypting your user files so you can't access them.

EPA Amalgam Separator Mandate Reinstated 

With the change in presidency, on Jan. 20, 2017, the new administration directed that all new regulations, including the regulation on amalgam waste, be suspended. After further review, on June 14, the amalgam waste rule was reinstated as previously published with an effective date of July 14, 2017 (the original effective date). Find out what this means for you. 
CODPAC Board Meeting to Be Held in August

The Colorado Dental Political Action Committee (CODPAC) Board of Directors will hold its 2017 Annual Meeting on Thursday, Aug. 24 at the CDA Headquarters in Greenwood Village. Any interested CODPAC contributor is welcome to attend. To learn more, email Get involved!
Welcome, New CDA Members! 

Kaitlyn Delancey
Lilit Alikhanyan
Alan Andrews
Cory Andrews
Marisela Arritola
Scott Arter
Erin Bartlett
David Belmont
Joshua Bender
William Berguin
Anne Bielinski
Kristin Christiansen
Richard Collette
Ryan Cooper
Kaitlyn Delancey
Wade Elton
Rabia Farrkh
Timothy Gutierrez
Farah Hagman
Joseph Harberg
Kevin Hertich
Susan Huynh
Kyu Hyuk
Kaia Jerde
Jude Jocham
Kyu Jung
Sahel Khorshidian
Kelly Kostelnik
Nikki Kumor
Matthew Lake
Ngocbich Lam
Kyle Larsen
Natalie Lesinski
Alexandra Lindauer
James Little
Roxolana Maged
Kathryn McCullough
Jessica Merritt
Kari Miller
Kamyab Mohager
Brett Nelson
Phuc Nguyen
Bethany Pandes
Nika Pesaran
Brian Raasch
Alyssa Rudawsky
Kelly Santarelli
Carly Schrade
Wyatt Sessions
Ashley Silvas
Paul Stavrakas
Melissa Stroup
Olesya Tsurkina
Kim Nhi Van

Save the Date:  The ever-so-popular G.V. Black Tie party now has a location and date. Mark your calendar to join us on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Grant-Humphreys Mansion in Denver. Details will be available soon!  

Colorado Mission of Mercy:  On Oct. 13-14, volunteers from across the state will gather in Pueblo, Colo., to help patients who are seeking treatment during the 2017 Colorado Mission of Mercy. Registration is now open!

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Dr. Michael Diorio
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