Colorado Dental Association eNews
March 2019
Anesthesiology Recognized as Dental Specialty

On March 11, the National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying boards adopted a resolution to recognize dental anesthesiology as the 10th dental specialty.

Read more. 
2019 Annual Session: Call for Delegates and Resolutions

The CDA Annual Session is a weekend that combines leadership with CDA business, professional wellbeing and CE in a family-friendly location. This year,we're holding the meeting at The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, CO. This is a great opportunity to get involved with organized dentistry. Volunteer to be a CDA delegate or run for a leadership position! Learn more. 

SDF Rule to be Reopened

The Colorado Dental Board meets Thursday, March 28, and is expected to vote to reopen rules governing the application of silver diamine fluoride (SDF) by dental hygienists to clarify the current interpretation. Following the meeting, the Board will hold several stakeholder meetings to receive input from the public. CDA staff will inform membership of the stakeholder meeting dates as they are announced.  View the full rule here.
Membership Renewal Deadline: March 31

If you haven't renewed your dues yet,  take action by March 31 to maintain your membership benefits! The CDA is now offering a variety of payment plans to ease the financial impact of renewing and to take the guess work out to provide a safe and convenient way to maintain membership. Sign up for auto renewal for a free six-month subscription to the Colorado Dental Board approved x-ray training program

Renew today!
Call for Volunteers: Opioid Alternative Expertise

The CDA is seeking dentists with expertise or interest in innovative, non-opioid treatment of pain in your specialty or discipline. If you meet this criteria and would be willing to serve your colleagues by engaging in this subject matter, please email Jennifer Goodrum at .
Cheers for Charity

Join the CDA Foundation Thursday, April 18, for a wine tasting event at Indulge Bistro & Wine Bar. Attendees will enjoy exclusive wine and hors d'oeuvre pairings with prize drawings throughout the night!  This event is limited to 50 attendees and is sure to sell out!   Reserve your spot.
Join the CDA Heart Walk Team

The CDA is hosting a fundraising team for the American Heart Association's 2019 Heart Walk. Taking place June 1, 2019 at Broncos Stadium, the walk raises funds for science to help fight heart disease and stroke. Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States, and a strong link between gum disease and heart disease has been established. We're taking part to raise awareness and spread the 
message that dental health matters.   Join our team.
Older Adult Strategy Listening Sessions

The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing is seeking stakeholder engagement regarding its five-year Older Adult Strategic Plan. The department is hosting 10 listening sessions in five regions across the state. Providers are encouraged to attend to speak on the importance of supporting oral health care for older adults.  View the dates and locations.
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Featured Events

New Dentist March Social: Don't miss this great opportunity to meet new colleagues, catch up with old friends and unwind over food and drinks on March 28. Reserve your spot.
High Tea at the Brown Palace: Join the CDA's Ladies in the Loupe and MDDS on April 7 for a special women-only dentist event. Enjoy high tea with lunch and desserts! Sign up now.
Speed Dating for Dentists: May 18, participate in a traditional "speed dating" event that takes professional networking to the next level. Learn more and RSVP.
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