Colorado Dental Association eNews
May 2019
2019 Annual Session: Last Chance to Register

The 132nd Annual Session is June 6-9 is in Estes Park, CO. Attendees can partake in CE courses, network with colleagues and, of course, enjoy one of Colorado's most historic and quaint towns. The CDA Annual Session is the ideal location to connect with dentists in a relaxed setting. This conference is a great day trip or an extended weekend getaway!

New Member Appointed to the Colorado Dental Board

CDA member Rominder Kaur, D.D.S., of Fort Morgan, CO, was appointed to serve as a professional member of the Colorado Dental Board effective March 27 with an initial term expiring January 1, 2021.  Continue reading.
Prize Drawing Winners Announced

The winners of two separate CDA drawings were recently selected!

Annual Session attendees who registered before April 15 were entered to win a chance to stay in room 217 at the Stanley Hotel. This spooky prize was awarded to Corban Stettler, D.D.S.

In exchange for completing a survey about CDA member benefits and programs, Alexa Johnson, D.D.S., won the choice of an iPad or a $250 Amazon gift card.

Thank you to all CDA members who took time to provide us with feedback! Your valuable input will be taken into consideration as we strive to continuously improve your member experience.
Anesthesia Review Committee Seeking Volunteers

The Colorado Dental Board is seeking volunteers to serve on a committee that will review anesthesia permit applications. This volunteer opportunity can provide great experience for dentists who may eventually be interested in serving on the Colorado Dental Board, though there is no guarantee for or obligation to further service. Learn more.
Dr. Jeff Kahl Delivers CU School of Dental Medicine Keynote

On May 25, dental graduates from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine received their Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees. CDA President-Elect and CU alumna Jeff Kahl, D.D.S., delivered the keynote address. Dr. Kahl discussed his substantial involvement in organized dentistry and oral health advocacy. This involvement ultimately helps the public and the patients he serves while allowing him to do what he loves every day.

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Dental Board Adopts SDF and BLS/CPR Rule Changes

The Colorado Dental Board has adopted revisions to the BLS/CPR requirements in Rule III  and the supervision requirements for application of Silver Diamine Fluoride by dental hygienists in Rule XXVI . The CDA has supported these changes and actively engaged throughout the legislative and rulemaking processes. Continue reading.
Feedback Requested: Senior Dental Program Providers

The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing is currently seeking feedback from Senior Dental Program providers regarding the administration process. If you have participated as a care provider under this program or have interest providing such care, we ask for your feedback on program administration successes and potential improvements. Get the details.
Contracts and Processing Policies: Impact on your Revenue

Earn one CE credit through this free webinar from the ADA on June 6 . Wh ether or not to sign a PPO agreement is an important business decision for any dentist. This webinar will cover common contractual clauses in third-party payer contracts and their potential financial implications for a dental practice. These include most favored nation, affiliate carrier, recoupment clauses and more.  Register.
Feedback Requested: Non-Patient License Exam Structure

The Colorado Dental Board has started preliminary discussions regarding licensure exam structure, specifically transitioning to accepting only a non-patient exam in the future. While the discussion and rulemaking processes will likely occur over an extended timeline, we encourage members to send us any initial feedback or questions you may have on the potential outcomes associated with switching to a non-patient exam structure.  Continue reading.
Save on Dental Supplies

The CDA has partnered with The Dentists Supply Company (TDSC) to offer members a new way to shop for dental supplies. TDSC's collective purchasing power results in significant savings on dental supplies so you can reduce overhead and stay competitive.

Reduce Your Loan Fees

Bank of America Practice Solutions  helps dentists across the nation reach their goals through smart financial solutions  and expert guidance. They can provide customized financial help for your short-term needs and long-term aspirations.

Newest Members of the CDA

Dr. George Abdelsayed
Dr. Najeeb Abufarha
Dr. Farnam Ahmadi Moshtaghin
Dr. Lina Al Jarrah
Dr. Qussay Al Kaissey
Dr. Jeremy Altdorfer
Dr. Matthew Avey
Dr. Emily Benson
Dr. Ama Boateng
Dr. Christopher Bockrath
Dr. David Bonanno
Dr. Gabrielle Brandt
Dr. Derick Bright
Dr. Brock Brilowski
Dr. Alexander Brodeur
Dr. Adolph Carlson
Dr. Cade Carlson
Dr. Elizabeth Carter
Dr. Dimitri Chironis
Dr. Karin Clemens
Dr. Sason Dardashti
Dr. Susan Davis
Dr. Andrew Dethloff
Dr. Taher Dhoon
Dr. Travis Edwards
Dr. Anna Enger
Dr. Rosanna Flores
Dr. Taylor Foster
Dr. Kent Frisbie
Dr. Autumn Gray

Dr. Moira Groh
Dr. Tyson Grose
Dr. Monali Haldankar
Dr. Allison Hinsberger
Dr. Luz Horton
Dr. Armando Jauregui
Dr. Trenton Johnson
Dr. Cody Jorgenson
Dr. Swarada Karmarkar
Dr. Allison Kathol
Dr. Dhawan Kaushal
Dr. Marjan Kazemi
Dr. Anna Khmil
Dr. Jyothi Kudasomannavar
Dr. Simone Leonard
Dr. Darrell Livingston
Dr. Jeri Logan
Dr. Seth Lutjemeyer
Dr. Traver Maxwell
Dr. Danielle Mayer
Dr. Thaddeus McAlpin
Dr. Ryan Mickle
Dr. Brandon Moore
Dr. Elham Nik
Dr. Sylvia Maud Noteware
Dr. Samuel Olson
Dr. Bhavik Patel
Dr. Paul Raines
Dr. Elizabeth Ramos
Dr. Sadaf Razzak
Dr. Roger Reckis
Dr. Lakshmi Reddy
Dr. Zoe Rotella
Dr. Mei Saelee
Dr. Neethu Sajeev
Dr. Golnaz Samimifar
Dr. Nicholas Sampalis
Dr. Andrew Schweizer
Dr. Divya Seeli
Dr. William Seibold
Dr. Shayna Sengewalt
Dr. Giselle Serrano
Dr. Esha Sethi
Dr. Lindsey Shall
Dr. Summer Shannon
Dr. Diana Shaw
Dr. Andre Shook
Dr. Hitesh Shoor
Dr. Harmeet Singh
Dr. Neha Harisinh Solanki
Dr. Austin Stubbs
Dr. Neda Tarjan
Dr. Marsha Tharakan
Dr. Lyndsey Theriot
Dr. Elizabeth Tremblay
Dr. Ellen Walker
Dr. Nick Winter
Dr. Morgan Yoxall
Dr. Jinghua Zhang
Dr. Conan Zhu

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Featured Events

NDC Study Club: Your Path to Ownership:
June 12, get the facts and resources to confidently define the career path that aligns with your priorities.
Reserve your spot.
NDC Summer Kickoff BBQ: Join the CDA New Dentist Committee and the Colorado Springs Dental Society for some southern style grub with your fellow colleagues on June 13Sign up now.
Wine, Cheese & Cheese: The CDA New Dentist Committee and MDDS are hosting an evening of networking, wine, hors d'oeuvres and free professional headshots 
June 27Learn more.
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