Drug Take Back Program

Molly Pereira Featured News

September 15, 2010 The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is hosting a nationwide drug take-back event on Saturday, Sept. 25.  Patients will be able to drop off unwanted and expired drugs at sites around the state to be disposed of properly.  The event is being organized to provide a safe and environmentally friendly disposal option for these drugs. The service …

Dental Offices Recognized as Environmental Leaders

Molly Pereira Featured News

September 15, 2010 The Environmental Leadership Program at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment recently expanded to recognize practices within the dental community.  Three dental offices will be recognized by the governor as Bronze Achievers for their sustainable practices at a banquet in early September: • CDA member Dr. Heidi Winquist of Heidi Winquist, DDS, PC; • CDA members Dr. F. …

September 2010 Member Spotlight

Molly Pereira Featured News

September 15, 2010 Have news to share with your colleagues? Send it to the CDA for the eNewsletter. In this month’s announcements: Dr. Andre Gillespie, Dr. Brett Kessler, Dr. Elmer Villalon, and Haitian and Dominican Assistance Corporation.

Practice Transition “Speed Dating” Event – Register Today!

Jennifer Goodrum Featured News

August 10, 2010 Don’t forget! On August 21, the CDA new dentist committee has organized a prime opportunity for members interested in buying, selling or transitioning a practice.  Set up in a “speed dating” format, the program will allow “buyers” and “sellers” to meet for five minute increments and look for a match as they exchange details like practice location, …

SECDS Offers Head and Neck Cancer Symposium

Jennifer Goodrum Featured News

August 10. 2010 Join the Southeastern Colorado Dental Society, along with P.A.I.N. and TMD Study, for a Head and Neck Cancer Symposium on Sept. 24 and 25 in Pueblo.  The event offers an exciting line-up of presenters and 9 CEU credits.  Click here to register today and get more details about the event.

CODPAC Offers Election Support to Candidates

Jennifer Goodrum Featured News

August 10, 2010 As the 2010 elections approach, CODPAC – the CDA’s political arm that raises money to support legislators who understand the importance of dentistry and are committed to the oral health of Coloradans – has been busy evaluating voting records and making funding recommendations.

PCI Compliance Scam Alert

Jennifer Goodrum Featured News

August 10, 2010 In mid-June, the CDA alerted members to questionable practices by some vendors related to PCI (payment card industry) credit card processing compliance.  PCI compliance concerns the security of credit card information.  At least one company has engaged in some questionable marketing tactics related to PCI compliance.  For full information on this potential scam, click here.

Survey: Help Improve IRS Small Business Communications

Jennifer Goodrum Featured News

August 10, 2010 The IRS (Internal Revenue Service) is asking small business owners to participate in an anonymous survey designed to help improve outreach and provide better guidance to small business owners on tax rules.  The survey, which is administered by an independent, third-party group, is available online until September 9.  Please click here to get started.

In Memoriam: Dr. Tom Grams

Jennifer Goodrum Featured News

August 10, 2010 The CDA extends our deepest condolences to the friends and family of Dr. Tom Grams, who was tragically killed during a humanitarian medical mission in Afghanistan last Thursday.  Dr. Grams was an active member of the CDA for many years – retiring four years ago to make the transition to full-time humanitarian dental work.  Several news sources …

Help a Colleague! Practice Monitor Training: Friday, September 10, 2010

Jennifer Goodrum Featured News

July 19, 2010 If you have at least 5 years of experience in the practice of dentistry and are interested in sharing your expertise with a colleague, you could be a practice monitor. The Dentist Practice Monitor role makes it possible to protect the public and at the same time provide support for dentists who are making changes in their …