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March 2018 TCDS News Flash

MARCH 2018 NEWS FLASH FROM TCDS

 

MANY THANKS to the following: 1) Our February 13th Evening Meeting speaker Dr. Ed Grimes for a very  informative program and the meeting sponsor DON P. QUINT & ASSOCIATES; 2) Our March 2nd All Day Meeting speaker Dr. Tom McClammy for an awesome presentation and the speaker sponsor SONENDO, INC, and  2 meeting sponsors BURKHART DENTAL and CARR HEALTHCARE REALTY;  and 3)  FIRST OKLAHOMA BANK, sole sponsor of  our March 6th  Awards Banquet & Installation of Officers!  Congratulations to the recipients of our TCDS Awards:

Dr. Eugenia Johnson – A.L. Walters Memorial Award-TCDS Dentist of the Year for 2017

Dr. Pam Low – John S. Gawey Memorial Award – more than 25 years of exemplary service to the dental profession

Dr. Steve Lusk – James A. Saddoris Award – Outstanding contribution to organized dentistry

Dr. Stephen Glenn – President’s Special Appreciation Award – in recognition of the many hours & untiring effort he devoted to updating the Bylaws of TCDS

Dr. Kyle Shannon – President’s Special Appreciation Award – in recognition of the many hours & untiring effort he devoted to updating the Bylaws of TCDS

Sherrie Brown, RDH – James S. Torchia Award – over 50 years of service to dentistry

 

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2018-2019 TCDS Officers & Executive Committee and 2018-2020 House of Delegates:

President:  Dr. Kathy Henry

President-Elect:  Dr. Heath Evans

Secretary/Treasurer:  Dr. Nicole Nellis

Imm’d. Past President:  Dr. Eugenia Johnson

District Trustee to the ODA 2016-2019:  Dr. Robie Herman

Dr. Danny Cannon, Executive Committee

Dr. Jim Hackler, Executive Committee

Dr. Moiz Horani, Executive Committee

Dr. Sam Owens, Executive Committee

Dr. Jim Torchia, Executive Committee

2018-2020 House of Delegates:

Dr. Lauren Avery, Dr. Danny Cannon, Dr. Creed Cardon, Dr. Conrad Casler, Dr. Llon Clendenen,

Dr. Moiz Horani, Dr. Michael Kubelka, Dr. Chris Mastin, Dr. Sam Owens, Dr. Jeff Parker, Dr. Miranda Ruleford,

Dr. Newton Simer, Dr. Michael Strand, Dr. Jim Torchia

 

In addition, our 2017-2019 House of Delegates currently serving include:

Dr. Kathy Beller, Dr. Craig Dudley, Dr. John Garrett, Dr. Jim Hackler, Dr. Molly Marshall Hays,

Dr. Frank Heinrich, Dr. Tate Montgomery, Dr. Nicole Nellis, Dr. Ryan Roberts, Dr. Rachel Standlee,

Dr. Dan Stipe, Dr. Hill Trammell

And 2016-2018 House of Delegates with terms expiring with the 4-19-18 ODA House of Delegates

Meeting:  Dr. Jeff  Broermann, Dr. Katie Warlick, Dr. Michael Wynn – Thank you for your service!!!

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Attached please find Dr. Heath Evans’ letter to dentists discussing the Opioid Epidemic in Oklahoma.  Thank You, Heath, for starting the much needed dialog we all need to be engaged in!!

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Thursday, April 5th is the ODA New Dentists Happy Hour in Tulsa at the Brook on Brookside – 3401 S Peoria, Tulsa – 5:30-7:30 pm.  FREE FOOD, DRINKS & FUN!!!  RSVP to Madison Huffines at the ODA office-email mhuffines@okda.org

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Tuesday, April 10th is the Tulsa Endo Study Club’s evening meeting being held at the Schusterman Center OU-Tulsa, 4502 E 41st St, Common Room – Tulsa, featuring Dr. Glen Houston on Oral Pathology Review - buffet 6:30 pm, lecture 7:00 pm.  RSVP to Dr. Zack Ritter at 918-481-6622.

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Thursday, April 12th ODA Members’ ‘Fore’ Members at TopGolf  in Oklahoma City – 6:00-9:00 pm.  Golf, camaraderie, buffet dinner & drinks.  *Gift cards are awarded from the ADA upon completion of a tripartite membership application from the non-member dentist you bring to this event!  *View rules & eligibility online at OKDA.ORG/MEMBERS-FORE-MEMBERS.   Register to Madison Huffines at the ODA office – email mhuffines@okda.org 

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April 19th-21st is the ODA Annual Meeting-“The Future is Now”- in downtown Oklahoma City –The Exhibit Hall will be at the Cox Convention Center / All meetings & CE will take place at the new venue – The Sheraton Hotel – 1 N Broadway Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73102.  Visit okda.org for registration information.

REMINDER TO HOUSE OF DELEGATES – ALTERNATE DELEGATE OPPORTUNITY: Thursday, April 19th is the ODA House of Delegates meeting 1-4pm  in Oklahoma City at The Sheraton Hotel – 1 N Broadway Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73102.  A few of our delegates are looking for alternates to fill in for them – please contact Rhonda at rhondatcds@yahoo.com or 918-991-8077 if you are available to be an alternate delegate.  Thank you very much!!

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Order Your Tickets TODAY for our Saturday, April 28th TCDS DENTAL NIGHT-OU vs OSU TCDS Bedlam Baseball/Picnic at ONEOK Field!  Call Rhonda at 918-991-8077 or email rhondatcds@yahoo.com to place your ticket order!

Gates open & Picnic starts at 5:30 pm in Osage Casino Pavilion -  Game starts at 7:00 pm

DEADLINE DATE TO PLACE YOUR TICKET ORDER IS APRIL 18th! 

PLEASE NOTE:  THIS IS A BIG XII EVENT-THEIR POLICY IS EVERYBODY THAT ENTERS THE BALLPARK FOR THE BEDLAM GAME MUST HAVE A TICKET (THAT INCLUDES BABIES).

Come and join us for a great evening of camaraderie and team building spirit. Bring the entire staff and families for our picnic in our special picnic area before the game! $31.00 Per Person (Picnic & Game) Tickets sold on first come first served basis

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Ticket order for Saturday, April 28, 2018 TCDS Dental Night - OU vs OSU Bedlam Baseball Picnic at ONEOK Field.

Name________________________

Phone_______________________

Email_______________________

Please list the mailing address you want your tickets mailed to:

 

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I’m ordering ____ tickets at $31.00 per person

(includes picnic & game tickets  –  gates open & picnic starts at 5:30 pm; game starts at 7:00 pm)

    Must prepay to reserve your tickets!

I’m enclosing my check in the amount of $______

Please make check payable and mail to:  

Tulsa County Dental Society

12910 S. 126th E. Ave.

Broken Arrow, OK 74011-5615

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Plan to attend the Friday, May 18th  Tulsa Endo Study Club’s All Day Meeting featuring Dr. Charles Wakefield on “Managing Restorative Materials:  The Path to Beautiful Dentistry”.  Schusterman Center OU-Tulsa, 4502 E 41st St, Tulsa, OK  - Bldg 1, Innovation Commons Room – 7:45 am-4:00 pm.  Contact Dr. Zack Ritter at 918-481-6622 for registration information.

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“REGISTER TODAY” for our Friday, June 8th 17thAnnual TCDS Charity Golf Tournament at Forest Ridge in Broken Arrow.  A CE Course will be offered 11am-12noon/ Shotgun Start at 1:00pm.  Cost is $100.  If you can’t play golf and just want to donate-there are sponsorship opportunities & all donations are accepted!

JUNE 8, 2018  17TH ANNUAL TCDS CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION FORM: 

(email form to rhondatcds@yahoo.com or fax 918-451-1017)

Name__________________________________________

Cell phone___________________   Email_____________________________

What is your legitimate handicap? _____ or

What is your average score? ______

___ YES, I will be attending the CE program

___ NO, I will not be attending the CE program

___ YES I am planning to eat and attend the Awards ceremony?

___ NO, I am not planning to eat and attend the Awards ceremony?

 

Proceeds fund our Tulsa County Dental Society Endowed  Scholarship Fund.

 

Make check payable to: The University of Oklahoma Foundation, Inc

(include on check memo:  Fund Number 60682 Tulsa County Dental Society Endowed Scholarship Fund)

Mail to:     Tulsa County Dental Society

                 12910 S. 126th East Ave

                 Broken Arrow, OK 74011-5615