Dr. Randy Kluender Joins Georgia School of Orthodontics

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Dr. Randy Kluender will step down as the executive director of the Dentists Professional Liability Trust of Colorado after serving in this role for the past six years. Dr. Kluender has accepted a position with the Georgia School of Orthodontics as its chairman and president of the Board of Trustees.     Dr. H. Candace DeLapp has accepted the full-time …

Dental Plan Payments by Stored-Value Credit Cards: Colorado Requirements

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Around the country, states have been enacting laws in recent years to prevent dental plans from reimbursing dentists using single-use credit cards in either electronic or digital format as the sole payment methodology. These cards are commonly referred to as “prepaid debit,” “stored-value credit cards” or “virtual credit cards.” These types of payments can result in lost revenue for dental …

Save the Date: Lobby Day 2020

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Make your voice heard! Join the CDA at the Colorado State Capitol Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. You will have the opportunity to meet with your local state legislators to discuss important dental issues, helping set the stage for dentistry’s success during the upcoming legislative session! The CDA will supply resources and training to those who volunteer for the event. Registration …

Membership Cards Becoming Digital for 2020

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Your ADA membership card is becoming digital starting in 2020. As an alternative to putting a physical card in the mail, the association will issue electronic membership cards. Members will be able to access their eCards in their MyADA profile on ADA.org. By logging into ADA.org/MyADA, members can choose to save the card to their smartphone’s virtual wallet and other …

It’s Time to Renew!

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2020 dues have arrived – it’s time to renew to continue receiving CDA, ADA and your local dental society exclusive benefits to enhance your professional development and practice management, insurance and regulatory support and services. Staying connected in 2020 is as easy as ever when you sign up for the 10-month auto renewal. Click here to renew online. If you …

Dental Board Adopts One Hour Opioid Prescriber Training Requirement

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As shared with Colorado dentists this summer, a 2019 state bill (SB19-228) added a new training requirement for all prescribers of opioids, including dentists. The training seeks to help address Colorado’s opioid crisis by requiring all prescribers of opioids to complete training in four key areas: Best practices for opioid prescribing, according to the most recent version of the DORA …

Meet New CDA Staffmember: Kelsey Currence

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Kelsey Currence has joined the CDA team as development manager. Kelsey actively supports both the CDA Foundation and CDA Enterprises. As a Denver native, she has a vested interest in the health and growth of our local dental practices. She works diligently to provide CDA dentists with the market’s leading vendors and partners to make practices more profitable and leverages …

Financial Pop Quiz Time!

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From the Fall 2019 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association Take the below quiz based on your practice statistics and see if any answers surprise you. No cheating! Student Loan Debt If you are concerned about paying off your student loans, a good starting point is to list all your outstanding debts, with their monthly payments, interest rates and time …

Nobody Likes a Pain in the Neck

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By Myriah Shimatsu From the Fall 2019 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association It’s a no brainer that the dentist is the most valuable asset to any successful dental practice. However, it is estimated that more than half of practitioners have some sort of musculoskeletal disorder that is career related. The research suggests that 64%-93% of dentists, hygienists and dental …

Planning for the Unthinkable

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By Scott Frederick, D.D.S., Peak Dental Services Clinical Director From the Fall 2019 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association Nov. 27, 2015, 11:38 a.m. Reports of an active shooter start coming through at the Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs on Centennial Boulevard. Police are responding and the entire corner of Filmore and Centennial are on lock down. Colorado Dental Group …