Anti-Fluoride Activity in Denver

Molly Pereira Featured News

May 5, 2011 In April, the CDA worked closely with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, and Denver Water to provide education and materials regarding the immense benefits of community water fluoridation. 

CDA House of Delegates to Consider 2011-2012 Budget

Molly Pereira Featured News

May 5, 2011 On June 10, the CDA’s governing body, the House of Delegates, will consider the 2011-2012 budget (Resolution 04-11-B) in addition to several other resolutions.  Associated resolution 05-11-B will impact the proposed budget as it calls for a 5% dues increase each year for a period of three consecutive years.  Upon approval of these resolutions, the 2012 dues …

IRS Tax Center

Molly Pereira Featured News

May 5, 2011 In an effort to assist taxpayers with compliance, the Internal Revenue Service has implemented a Tax Center Website with information for the small business owner.  This site contains a plethora of information including educational videos on many tax topics and virtual tax workshops.  To access this information, go to https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed.

Vendor Spotlight: Best Card, Credit Card Processing

Molly Pereira Featured News

May 5, 2011 If you accept credit cards as a form of payment from your patients, make sure you’re not paying excessive fees for this service by using the simple equation below.  The CDA endorses Best Card for credit card processing.  They provide personalized service to nearly 2,000 dental practices and they have been saving CDA members an average of …

Train Your Office Manager – Make Your Business Thrive

Molly Pereira Featured News

May 5, 2011 Your office manager is most likely a vital key to the successful day-to-day operation of your practice.  This individual not only helps manage staff but also helps to oversee your business.  This is a person who you mostly likely value and whose skills you want to grow.  The Colorado Dental Manager’s Association (CDMA), an organization separate from …

Member Spotlight May 2011

Molly Pereira Featured News

May 5, 2011 In this issue: – KIND Wins Funding Determined by Public Vote – BBCDS Weekly Lunch – Highlands Ranch Practice Helps Community/Local MOPS Event

Bill Exempts Dentists from 1099 Business Tax Reporting Requirements

Jennifer Goodrum Featured News

April 14, 2011 On April 14, President Obama signed a bill to exempt small businesses from burdensome 1099 tax reporting requirements. Before this bill passed, small businesses would have been required to issue a 1099 tax form to all vendors that were paid $600 or more during a year, creating hundreds of pages of new paperwork in each dental office. …

Annual Session Registration Available Online

Jennifer Goodrum Featured News

April 6, 2011 Don’t miss the CDA Annual Session! June 9-12, 2011 Snowmass, CO This weekend has something for everyone: CE: Several courses are available including Dr. Roger Wise speaking on a “Multidisciplinary Approach to the Management of Dental Alveolar Trauma.” House of Delegates: This annual business meeting of the CDA is thrilled to welcome a keynote address by American …

Update on Non-Covered Services Bill – The Battle Has Begun

Molly Pereira Featured News

March 9, 2011 Have you taken action? Have you written to your legislators to ask for their support on the bill that would prevent dental insurers from dictating what fees you can charge for non-covered services? The dental insurance industry has convinced labor unions to join them in writing letters and making calls to kill this bill before it is …

Proposal to Cut Dental Loan Repayment Program

Molly Pereira Featured News

March 8, 2011 Defunding the state’s Dental Loan Repayment Program was recently proposed as an option to help balance the state’s recession-plagued budget. If you or any of your staff have benefitted from the Dental Loan Repayment Program, the CDA would like to hear your story. This will greatly help us in defending the need and value of the program.