Congratulations 2011 CU Dental Graduates!

Molly Pereira Featured News

June 6, 2011 On May 27, the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine presented 48 dental graduates with their Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees.  CDA Executive Director Dr. Quinn Dufurrena was the commencement speaker this year, and encouraged the class of 2011 to get involved and be active participants in the dental profession and their communities.

Colorado Dentists Attend Washington Leadership Conference

Jennifer Goodrum Featured News

June 6, 2011 Each spring, the American Dental Association hosts a legislative and lobbying conference in Washington, D.C.  Dentists from around the U.S. participate in a three-day conference that provides a mix of prominent speakers, issue briefings, grassroots education and political training. This year’s event, held May 9-11, was organized by Colorado’s own Dr. Rhett Murray.  Eight CDA dentists were …

Medicaid Seeks Input to Streamline Provider Applications

Jennifer Goodrum Featured News

June 6, 2011 The Colorado Medicaid program has asked for input on revisions that would help streamline and improve the enrollment process and application form for providers.  If you or your office staff have any suggestions, please let us know. Contact Jennifer Goodrum at 303-996-2847 or jennifer@cdaonline.org.

Boulder County Dentists Care for Community

Jennifer Goodrum Featured News

June 6, 2011 For the ninth year, dentists in Boulder County participated in the annual Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) Adopt-a-Smile/Free Dental Care Program.  Teresa Marshall, R.N., M.S.N., and Susan Rowley, R.N., M.S., C.P.N.P., have administered the program for its entirety and contacted the CDA to express their gratitude toward the dental profession. “I am so impressed, considering our current …

Colorado Seeks New State Dental Director

Jennifer Goodrum Featured News

June 6, 2011 The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is seeking a new director to oversee oral health activities for the state of Colorado. We want to help ensure that the state gets qualified applicants who have a thorough understanding of oral health issues and will help improve the oral health of Coloradans. The job opening is a …

It’s a Wrap: 2011 Legislative Session Concludes

Jennifer Goodrum Featured News

June 6, 2011 The Colorado state legislature completed its regular session on May 11 this year.  As always, the CDA worked hard on your behalf at the statehouse.  This year, the CDA monitored more than 40 bills with direct and indirect impacts on the dental profession.

IRS Tax Center

Jennifer Goodrum Featured News

June 6, 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 http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small.

State Board Seeks Volunteers to Serve on Anesthesia Committee

Molly Pereira Featured News

May 5, 2011 The Colorado State Board of Dental Examiners is seeking five dentist volunteers to serve on a committee to review anesthesia permit applications. Volunteers will serve a two-year term on the committee, which will meet monthly (with one exception) and is expected to require about 6-10 hours of time per month. Volunteers must hold an active permit in …

State Board Creates New Policy on Disciplinary Letters of Concern

Molly Pereira Featured News

May 5, 2011 The Colorado State Board of Dental Examiners recently adopted a new policy on disciplinary proceedings, specifically regarding letters of concern. The policy explains the circumstances under which a letter of concern may be issued, when a case involving a letter of concern may be reopened, and how long records are maintained relating to the letter.

Time is Ticking

Molly Pereira Featured News

May 5, 2011 Register Today! CDA Annual Session June 9-12, 2011 Snowmass, CO Click Here to Register! New: The CDA has negotiated a special early bird hotel rate of $119/night at the Silvertree Hotel in Snowmass!  This rate (previously at $135) is for a very limited time through early May.