CDPHE Makes Changes to Radiation Control
On Dec. 15, dental offices will no longer need to request a waiver from ongoing occupational radiation exposure monitoring requirements, however, monitoring is still required.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
Dentistry for Your Family, From Our Family
Many of us in this industry have both a “work family” and a family at home. In some cases, siblings or generations practice together. In rare cases, work and home families are one in the same. Meet the Watana/Iritani family and their unique dental practice in Greenwood Village, CO.
For this family, relationships form the foundation of their success. Dr. Patra Watana’s and Dr. Mark Iritani’s practice includes their son Dr. Matt Iritani, their daughter Dr. Megan Iritani, and sometimes their daughter-in-law Dr. Meg Dinkel, who has her own practice nearby.
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