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New Orleans Dental Association | President’s Message in Metairie

2121 N. Causeway Blvd., Suite 153
Metairie, LA 70001

(504) 834-6449

President’s Message

President’s Message
by Byron C. Ganucheau, D.D.S – NODA President


Happy Thanksgiving to the NODA members, staff, and families. Hopefully, everyone takes time to be with their families and thankful for the many blessings we have.  Here at NODA, thanks and gratitude are in order for our Executive Director Mr. Andrew Hale, and our volunteer committee and Board members who utilize their interests and expertise in keeping OUR ASSOCIATION moving forward. 

October's General Membership Meeting took place physically at Five Happiness where Dr. Chelsea Accardo presented “Endodontic Irrigation” and was sponsored by Sonendo, Inc. Our November 18, 2020 General Membership meeting is being sponsored by Kuraray and New Orleans Dental Enterprises (NODE). Dr. Nathaniel Lawson will be presenting an "Update on Modern Ceramics and their Clinical Indications."  More information will be distributed shortly. Our December General Membership meeting will take place at English Turn Country Club on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, where your new Board of Governors will be installed. Brown & Brown is sponsoring this meeting, where Ms. Stormy Blair will speak on Insurance Needs. 

Nominations for the 2020 NODA Honor Dentist will be accepted until November 20, 2020. Please submit all nominations to Dr. David Hildebrandt, Honor & Awards Committee Chairman, c/o New Orleans Dental Association, 2121 N. Causeway Blvd., Metairie, LA, 70001. Please include personal and professional accomplishments along with a brief explanation of why you feel this nominee is deserving of this prestigious award. 

Nominations are being accepted for various Board openings. Please contact Drs. Gizelle Richard, James Burns, Mark Chaney, Vincent DiLeo, Jr., or Kevin Collins with your nominations. 

The New Orleans Dental Conference/Louisiana Dental Association’s Annual Session will occur from May 6-8, 2021 at the New Orleans Hilton Riverside. Dr. Vincent DiLeo, Jr., and his committee have contracted well known and versed clinicians to present a vast array of continuing education courses.  Volunteers are needed in various roles. Please contact Dr. Kristopher Rappold at 504/462-7791 or Mrs. Jeanne McFall at 504/838-9797 to volunteer. 

Finally, I would encourage you to utilize New Orleans Dental Enterprises (NODE) Preferred Providers to help you and our association. 

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