Member Login

The Reality of Dental Radiation

By Adam Evearitt, M.S., DABR
From the Summer 2016 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association

Dental x-rays have always given patients such a small amount of radiation that its effects are considered almost an afterthought. Dentists and hygienists are taught the details and intricacies of radiation dose and its interactions with the human body, but the public’s knowledge is limited. To make it understandable, in practice, dental staff members often compare dental radiation dose amounts to the amount of natural radiation a person gets from a few minutes in a plane or on the beach. But like a nagging little grain of sand in your shoe, this question of radiation can be frustrating because the general public has a fear of it. Questions from patients about the radiation emitted from dental x-ray machines come up on a regular basis, and some people even refuse exposure to the detriment of their own oral health.

Read more...

CDA Endorsed Products Spotlight: The Trust

July 13, 2016

All malpractice policies are not created the same. Your insurance coverage becomes very important if you should have a patient event or claim. As a member of the Dentists Professional Liability Trust of Colorado (Trust), you benefit from working directly with a Colorado dentist who will handle your claim. 

Read more...

A New Module Makes It Easy to Keep Track of CE

June 28, 2016

You’ve always earned continuing education (CE) for professional growth. Now, effective March 1, 2016, it’s required by law in the state of Colorado. The American Dental Association has created an online CE module, hosted on its website, where you easily can log all of the CE courses you’ve taken and credits you’ve earned. 

Read more...

Dentists Come Together for COMOM

June 28, 2016

Thank you to the Colorado dentists and their teams that volunteered for the 2016 Colorado Mission of Mercy (COMOM) dental clinic, which took place June 17-18 in Brush, Colo. Because of you, about 700 patients from across the state received much-needed dental care.

Read more...

Don’t Get Scammed!

June 28, 2016

The Colorado Dental Association has become aware of an individual who has been soliciting sleep apnea services in Colorado. Based on information we’ve received, we believe this individual, who is asking for large sums of money and financial information about your company, has a significant criminal record.

Read more...



Please enter your ADA number and Password.
NOTE your password is now case sensitive.