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Fall 2010

Fall 2010

Minutes from CAE Fall 2010 Meeting:

  • The fall meeting was held at Il Palio Restaurant on Wednesday, October 6, 2010.
  • The Afternoon session was called to order at 4:17PM
  • Dr. George Huang, Chairman of the Advanced Specialty Program in Endodontics at Boston University, lectured on stem cells and regenerative endodontics.
  • The afternoon lecture ended at 5:44PM
  • Kodak sponsored a cocktail hour. Representative Bob Stern presented an overview of the Kodak 9000 CBCT.
  • Business meeting of the CAE started at 7:16PM
  • Dr. Schleider noted that Drs. Sunshine and Cha were at ADA annual Meeting.
  • Treasurer's report stated that $11,200.33 was present in the CAE bank account.
  • Treasurer reported 2010 990-N was filed.
  • Dr. Allen Helfer discussed opportunities with Dental Volunteers for Israel. Dr. Helfer was honored at a DVI 30th Anniversary Gala at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City.
  • Dr. Bushell was recognized for having received the Spirit of Service Lifetime Dental Community Award at the AAE 2010 Annual Session.
  • Dr. Schleider noted that the CAE completed filing for AAE group tax exemption. He cited a recent Danbury News Times article discussing the prevalence of non compliance within the state regarding tax exempt organizations.
  • Dr. Schleider stated that the AAE has initiated new nomenclature and coding for pulp regeneration. D3354 will be used when pulp regeneration is completed in an immature tooth with a necrotic pulp. He also stated that the AAE is building a database on regenerative cases. Dentists may submit information related to revascularization cases on the AAE website. The data will be used in endodontic research, to assist in establishing treatment best practices and to clarify future research initiatives for these cutting-edge therapies.
  • Discussion was held on improving the CAE website. Dr. Schleider underscored the importance of a web presence for the CAE. A request was made for a volunteer to address the website needs of the organization. No one volunteered for the responsibility. After further discussion a motion was made and accepted to allot $3,000 for website development.
  • Dr. Bushell presented a listing from the Hartford Yellow Pages which he felt violated the ADA code of Ethics.
  • The floor discussed the pros and cons of the scrolling banner on the CSDA website. A motion was made and accepted to not renew the CAE scrolling banner. As a result of the discussion, the CAE now has a no cost link to the CSDA website.
  • Dr. Schleider reminded CAE members that the August/September AAE Communiqué requested that AAE members interested in serving on committees within the AAE apply.
  • Dr. Schleider requested that another member of the CAE serve on CSDA Council on Legislation. Dr. Ken Chasen volunteered as the second Endodontist to serve on the council. He joins Dr. Mark Desrosiers.
  • The floor discussed the renewal of the CAE donation to CTMOM. A motion was made and accepted to donate $1,000.oo to the Connecticut Foundation for Dental Outreach.
  • Dr. Mark Schleider discussed the possibility of purchasing AV equipment for the CAE. Dr. Safavi graciously volunteered that the UConn Endodontic Department would assist in the AV needs of the CAE and relieved the association of the need to purchase equipment.
  • Dr. George Huang resumed his lecture at 8:17PM
  • Lecture ended and meeting adjourned at 9:28PM.

New Business:
Treasurer's Report…$8,731.42
Dr. Ken Sunshine
CSDA Jon Davis Address
(2) New Member Applications
Dr. Cha's CTMOM 2011 Report
Election of Officers for 2011-2013
Bylaws amendment
Discussion on Marc Balson's Editorial
CEU credit Verification sheets for Fall 2010 Meeting and Spring 2011 Meeting

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