Colorado Dental Association e-News 
 March 2013
Important HIPAA Changes for Patient Record Requests
On March 26, new HIPAA requirements for patient records took effect. If your dental office uses electronic records systems, you may be required to provide electronic copies of records to patients upon request. Click here to read more.

Appointments to the State Board 
On Feb. 1, Gov. Hickenlooper made six new appointments to the State Board of Dental Examiners (SBDE). The members appointed for terms expiring on Jan. 1, 2017 are:
* Dr. Peter Carlesimo of Fort Collins (dentist, reappointed)
Dr. Mason Miner of Durango (dentist, appointed)
Dr. Laurie Stein of Cedaredge (dentist, appointed).  Click here to read more.

Enter to Win FREE Registration to the ADA New Dentist Conference

Attention new dentists!  If you are 10 years or less out of dental school and would like to attend the ADA's New Dentist Conference in Denver, CO, you are eligible to win free registration from the CDA.  The ADA conference is July 18-20, at the Four Seasons Hotel. Click here to read more
Dental Board Candidates Celebrated
The CDA New Dentist Committee (NDC) hosted a party on Saturday, March 16 for the dental board candidates from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine and the second year ISP students.  This was an opportunity for the students to relax and socialize after the stress of taking the dental boards. Click here to read more.
Dental Screening
9Health Fair Seeks Volunteers
The 9Health Fair, sponsored by 9 News, is looking for volunteer dentists and hygienists to perform oral screenings at a variety of locations throughout Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska. The health fairs run through mid-May. The 9Health Fair covers volunteers with liability insurance. To learn more, go to
In This Issue
HIPAA Changes
State Board Appointments
Win Free Registration
Student Dental Boards
9Health Fair


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Featured Events:

Saturday, April 20, 2013 3:00 to 7:00 p.m.
CDA Ladies in the Loupe - Financial Seminar
Four Seasons Hotel
1111 14th St.
Denver, CO 80202


Financial Seminar: 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Cocktails, Appetizers and Networking: 5:00-7:00 p.m.


It's just a fact.  Women approach money differently than men.  The Ladies in the Loupe invite you to spend an informative afternoon learning how to take charge of your money.  Learn terminology and procedures related to personal and professional legal planning.  You'll also learn how to manage your money, and plan for the future for yourself and your family. Attendees will receive 2 hours of CE.


All CDA members who bring a non-member female dentist will receive an express manicure for herself and her guest during the cocktail hour.  Please RSVP to or 303-996-2842.


July 18-20, 2013
ADA 27th New Dentist Conference
Four Seasons Hotel
1111 14th St.
Denver, CO 80202
Registration is now open for the 2013 ADA New Dentist Conference. Although this conference is geared for the new dentist (those who graduated after 2002), there's something for everybody, including dental students and dental society staff. 
The 2013 conference offers up to 15 hours of top-notch continuing education, a full day of leadership development, the opening reception, breakfast and learn sessions, all-inclusive lunches and an awesome Friday night event at Coors Field to see the Colorado Rockies play the Chicago Cubs. Visit for more information and to register.
Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Michael Diorio
Managing Editor: Molly Pereira
CDA Contact Information: 
303-740-6900, 800-343-3010, Fax 303-740-7989 or