Advocacy in Action: Dentists at the Capitol Lobby Day

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The CDA hosted its annual Dentists at the Capitol Lobby Day on Friday, Feb. 15. Lobby Day is a unique opportunity for dentists across Colorado to talk with legislators about the important issues that affect the dental community. From opioid prescribing and tobacco regulation to new substantial focus on examining the high costs of healthcare, dentistry is currently facing several …

Apply for a CDA Foundation Grant by March 15

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The CDA believes in giving back to the community through its charitable efforts. That’s possible because of the CDA Foundation, which supports the CDA’s access-to-care agenda and Dental Health Matters efforts to increase discussions about oral health and the dental profession in Colorado communities and advocate for smart improvements that increase access to dental care. Semiannually, the CDA Foundation awards …

CDA Gives: Support the Dental Community This Giving Tuesday

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After you’ve kicked off your holiday shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, consider giving back to help a good cause—the CDA Foundation—as part of the Giving Tuesday movement Nov. 28. What the Foundation Supports The CDA Foundation supports many aspects of dentistry, helping causes that affect anyone from dental students to those with established practices and retirees.  Recently, the …

Have Dental Practice, Will Travel

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By Dr. Carol Morrow, CDA President-Elect From the Spring 2017 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association When you’re a rural dentist, there is one thing you don’t have to worry about: being busy. While I know this is something that would be coveted in urban areas, it does pose an entirely new set of problems. The biggest one being, how …

Funding Opportunity to Strengthen Primary Care

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The Colorado Health Foundation has announced a funding opportunity, designed to increase the number of Coloradans receiving quality primary care services through both grant and loan funds. This initiative is intended to support primary care providers by offering low-interest loans in addition to grants so organizations can access the flexible capital they need to increase access to and improve the …

Connecting the Head to the Body

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By Krysia Gabenski From the Fall 2016 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association Integrating dental care with medical care offers patients a whole healthcare experience that links oral health with systemic health. As healthcare becomes increasingly more patient-centric, with a focus on overall health, this integration will provide value to both patients and healthcare providers. Across Colorado, many dental-medical integration …

Funding the Foundation

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By Greg Hill, J.D., C.A.E. From the Fall 2016 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association When the CDA officers gathered this summer to begin discussing the association’s five-year strategic plan, they focused on their vision that the CDA be the recognized leading advocate for oral health in Colorado. To make sure the dental profession continues to occupy this space, the …