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President’s Message

It is January and with it comes thoughts of New Year’s resolutions and setting goals. Read more

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Top Golf (January Membership Event)

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NANCY A. NISBETT: Executive Director Capital Area Dental Society And Honorary Fellow of the International College of Dentists

In the year 2000, the Capital Area Dental Society, CADS, was transitioning from the classic model of an entirely member run component of the Texas Dental Association. Read more

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Happy Holidays!

The holiday season is upon us. I love and dread this season at the same time. Read more


Report on the 2017 ADA House of Delegates

The ADA House Of Delegates met this past October 20- 23 in Atlanta, Georgia, at the ADA Annual Meeting. Read more

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President’s Message

The need to stand together to help our fellow dentists became evident
this past September when Hurricane Harvey blew on to our Texas coast. Read more

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Corporate Takeover Revisited

In September, I wrote an article about the potential for an overwhelming corporate takeover of all industries, including dentistry. It must have struck a nerve, because I have received more comments on that article than all my other editorials combined. Read more

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Ghosts, Goblins, and Tooth Fairies

For as long as I’ve been editor of this prestigious newsletter/journal, I’ve wanted to write something more lighthearted, and mainly out of my own curiosity. Read more

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President’s Message September 2017

I hope that everyone has had a chance to travel this summer. I am not talking about a trip to the beach, river, or mountains. Read more

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Is Corporate Takeover Inevitable?

As a part of organized dentistry you often hear debates, and more often complaints, about the rise of corporate dentistry and the effect that the numerous Dental Support Organizations (DSOs) are having on association membership as well as the local economy.  Read more