Legislative Deep Dive: Dental Transparency Bill
The CDA’s priority bill this legislative session, SB23-179, goes into effect Aug. 6. The bill passed with a broad majority of legislative support and does several important things.Read more
Dental Assistant Scope Expansion Explored
At the CDA Annual Meeting, dentists heavily discussed and debated an increased scope of practice for dental assistants in reaction to the workforce shortage.Read more
FACES OF THE CDA
All of your voices count! Even the quiet ones...
Hello CDA members! I’m Dr. Leah Schulz, your new CDA president. I’m excited for the opportunity to serve you in this capacity and am looking forward to working alongside many of you to continue to advance our profession this coming year.
As a brief introduction, I am your first community health CDA president, as well as your first CDA president to have graduated from dental school less than 10 years ago, which the ADA categorizes as a “new dentist.” This combination for a president would be unheard of in some other states, but not here in Colorado! Thank you for promoting diversity in your leadership.
How Do I Get Involved?
Become an "ATL!" Action Team Leaders are CDA member dentists who have a pre-existing relationship with or are willing to invest the time toward developing a relationship with state and/or national legislators.Read More
2023 Legislative Victories
Many great victories resulted from the 2023 legislative session, thanks to the advocacy of the CDA and its members. Learn about some of the highlights involving insurance reform, Medicaid and budget wins.Read More