Take Our Survey and You Could Win Great Prizes

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The CDA is surveying ALL Colorado dentists (Medicaid and non-Medicaid providers, those who see children and those who don’t) and dental hygienists. The survey results will help the CDA better understand dentists’ experiences with the Take 5/pay-for-performance program to gather data on what influenced them to sign up or not sign up as Medicaid providers when the program was expanded …

Preventing Opioid Abuse from the Dental Chair

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Dentistry is at a crossroads when it comes to prescribing opioids for dental pain. That’s why the American Dental Association (ADA) recently published an article by Dr. Joseph Crowley, ADA president, titled “Preventing Opioid Abuse from the Dental Chair,” along with ways for dentists to implement practices to help ensure safe and effective prescribing of pain medications. More than 42,000 …

Medicaid Provider Rate Review Advisory Committee Seeks Input

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The Medicaid Provider Rate Review Advisory Committee (MPRRAC) assists the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) in the review of provider rates to determine whether rates are sufficient to ensure client access and provider retention. Its next meeting is April 3. This year the dental rate codes will be reviewed. Some of the defined goals of this process …

Spend a Long Weekend in the Mountains for the CDA Annual Session

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The CDA is proud to present its 131st Annual Session June 8-10 in Crested Butte. Attendees can partake in CE courses, network with colleagues and, of course, enjoy one of Colorado’s most beautiful and quaint towns. Speakers and Courses The CDA offers a range of educational and CE courses for attendees of the Annual Session. We make every effort to …

ADA Workshop: Dentistry for the Modern Age

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Practice and teach at the cutting edge of dentistry. For dentists and dental educators looking to stay up-to-date on the latest developments in their fields, the American Dental Association (ADA) is hosting a workshop: Dentistry for the Modern Age. Practicing Dentists Dentists participating in the workshop stream How to Provide Excellent Care will learn how to apply the latest clinical …

Get Involved: Official Call for CDA Delegates and Officers

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The CDA Annual Session allows you to combine a family-fun weekend with business and CE. This year, we’re holding the meeting in beautiful Crested Butte, Colo. It’s a great opportunity to get involved with organized dentistry. Volunteer to be a delegate today or run for an officer position! Register With Your Component to Be a CDA Delegate Represent your component …

Make a Difference in Colorado Healthcare

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Ready to make a difference in Colorado healthcare? Not sure where to start? Primary Care Movers and Changers (PCMAC) is a new leadership training program offered by the Regional Institute for Health and Environmental Leadership, in collaboration with organizations in the state, that will teach participants a range of leadership skills, delivered through four transformative in-person sessions facilitated by renowned …

Renew Your Dental License by Feb. 28

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All Colorado dentist and dental hygienist licenses must be renewed by Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, through the Colorado Dental Board website. If you have not already done so, renew your state dental license before it expires. Dentists and dental hygienists are not permitted to practice dentistry without a current license. The Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) administers the license …