Colorado Dental Association eNews 
 June 2015
Dr. Gary Field Takes the Reins of the CDA at the Annual Session 
At the 2015 CDA Annual Session in Beaver Creek, Colo., the association installed a new president and welcomed new members to its Board of Trustees and Executive Committee. Click here to read more.  
Grant Funding Offered for Practices Implementing Virtual Dental Home Model and ITR Procedure      

The SMILES Dental Home Planning Grant, through the Caring for Colorado Foundation, requires interested dentists to submit grant applications by July 1, 2015.  Click here to learn more

CODPAC Board of Directors Meets Tomorrow
Reminder: The Colorado Dental Political Action Committee (CODPAC) Board of Directors will hold its 2015 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, June 23 at 6:30 p.m. at CDA headquarters in Greenwood Village, Colo. Click here to learn more.  
The CDA Recognizes Top Leaders  

The following members received leadership awards at the CDA Annual Session: Dr. David Jackson, Dr. Michael Scheidt, Dr. Carol Morrow, Dr. Malcolm "Skip" Boone, Dr. Nick Chiovitti, Dr. Eric Rossow, Dr. Nicole Eberle, Dr. Tiffany Manzo, Dr. Ben Ricketts and Dr. Dawn Wehking. Click here to learn more

Teach Patients to Take Meds Seriously 
Dentists can help combat and prevent prescription drug abuse by increasing awareness of the issue. The Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention, the organization behind the Take Meds Seriously campaign, has developed an informational rack card dentists can use to inform their patients. Click here to read more.
Register for the 2015 Colorado Mission of Mercy (COMOM) in Canon City
Volunteer registration is now open for the 2015 COMOM Aug. 14-15 in Canon City. Dentists, dental hygienists, lab technicians, assistants and non-clinical volunteers will work together to provide free dental services to Coloradans in need of oral healthcare. Click here to learn more
Build Your Network With Connect the Docs Networking Event
The CDA's newest program, Connect the Docs, is Saturday, Aug. 29, from 8 to 11 a.m. Don't miss your chance to connect with other docs at this interactive program dedicated to networking, mentoring, management training and leadership growth. Click here to read more.
In This Issue
New CDA Leadership
Grant Funding for ITR
CODPAC Board Meets
Top Leaders Recognized
Take Meds Seriously
Register for COMOM
Connect the Docs
Featured Events

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Featured Events:
New Dentist Day at the Zoo 
What: New Dentist Committee Family-Friendly Event at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80906 
When: Sunday, July 12 
Zoo Hours: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Family Feeding Time: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for a cookout buffet at Lodge Moose Lake (in the zoo) 


The event is free, but space is limited. RSVP to Jeanne Nicoulin, CDA director of membership, at or 303-996-2842.  


Please note: All family names must be submitted when you RSVP. Wrist bracelets will be available at will call for families that have registered for the event.

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Managing Editor: Molly Pereira
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