Colorado Dental Association e-News 
 March 2014
Calling for CDA Delegates/Nominations 
All dentists are invited to attend the CDA House of Delegates meeting.  At this meeting, current topics affecting the profession will be discussed, and delegates can voice their opinions and vote on matters brought up by CDA members.  New delegates are always welcome. Click here to read more.  
 
CHP+/Medicaid, 12-month Continuous Care for Kids    
Beginning March 1, children with Medicaid or CHP+ benefits will have continuous coverage for 12 months, even if their family's income or household size changes. Continuous coverage can greatly streamline eligibility checks for providers. Click here to read more.
 
Medicaid
Adult Medicaid Benefit Live on April 1 
On April 1, Colorado's limited adult Medicaid benefit will be available. The adult dental benefit will allow Medicaid enrolled clients, age 21 years and over, to receive basic dental services currently offered to children such as evaluations, diagnostic imaging, preventive and restorative services. Click here to read more.

Has Your Dental License Expired?  
If you have not done so, remember to renew your state dental license.  All Colorado dentist/dental hygienist licenses expired on Feb. 28, 2014.  Dentists and dental hygienists are not permitted to practice dentistry without a current license. Renewal process is administered by DORA. Questions should be directed to 303-894-2984. Click here to read more.    
 
Pedo Connect  
The Colorado Academy of Pediatric Dentistry has created a program to make it easier for dentists and hygienists in dental health professional shortage areas to communicate with a pediatric dentist.  This program is called Pedo Connect.  Its goal is to ensure that all children in Colorado, no matter of their location, have access to oral healthcare. Click here to read more.  
 
Have You Downloaded the New App?  
The CDA app has been created to keep you up-to-date on breaking legislative news and upcoming CDA events.  Additionally, all CDA classified ads are accessible on the app and you can easily submit a request to run your own ads as well. The app is free to members.  Click here to learn more.  
 
200 Attend CU's Lunch & Learn  
On Feb. 19, nearly 200 CU dental students came out to have burritos and learn about organized dentistry from members of the CDA New Dentist Committee. As an education initiative, the CDA Membership Council organized a Lunch and Learn event at the CU School of Dental Medicine. See photos here. Click here to learn more.  
 
NDC Invades Breckenridge  
March 7-9, the CDA New Dentist Committee organized the first annual ski weekend for Colorado new dentists.  The weekend was packed with great snow, apr´┐Żs ski fun and networking with old and new colleagues.  New dentists are those 10 years and less out of dental school.  See photos from the weekend and learn more by clicking here.  
 
In This Issue
CDA Delegates
12 Month Benefit
Adult Medicaid April 1
Dental License Expired?
Pedo Connect
CDA App
CU Lunch & Learn
NDC Ski Weekend
Featured Events
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Featured Events:
  
June 5-7, 2014
CDA Annual Session  
Vail Marriott 
715 W. Lionshead Cir., Vail, CO 81657
 
The CDA Annual Session has something for everyone. Become a delegate to learn more about the hot topics for the dental profession.  Attend CE courses.  Network and reconnect with friends and colleagues.  And, of course, don't forget to enjoy all that Vail has to offer in the summertime. 
  
This family friendly event is sure to impress! 

Learn more by clicking here!

Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Michael Diorio
Managing Editor: Molly Pereira
 
CDA Contact Information: 
303-740-6900, 800-343-3010, Fax 303-740-7989
[email protected] or cdaonline.org