Senior Dental Advisory Committee

The Dental Advisory Committee (DAC) makes recommendations to the Medical Services Board regarding the Colorado Dental Health Care Program for Low-Income Seniors (Senior Dental Program) pursuant to Section 25.5-3-406, Colorado Revised Statutes. These recommendations include, defining covered dental services, dental grant procedures standards, maximum amount per procedure, and operational policies. The purpose of the Senior Dental Program is to provide grant funds throughout Colorado to Area Agency on Aging, public health agencies, Community Health Centers, private dental practices, and other community-based organizations to assist the aging population with dental care.

Our Members
  • Joan Eskens, RDH, Tri-County Health Department
  • Dr. Lonnie Johnson, Senior Associate Dean of Clinics and Professional Practice, University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine
  • Michelle Kohler, DDS, Dental Contract Plan Manager, Department of Health Care Policy & Financing
  • Dr. Karl Kohlgraf, Chief Dental Officer, Sunrise Community Health
  • Leighanna Konetski, Nutritionist of State Unit on Aging, Colorado Department of Human Services
  • Glen Pfeifer, A client of the Dental Health Care Program for Low-Income Seniors
  • Amanda Rens-Moon, Program Specialist Lead, Northwest Colorado Council of Governments-Alpine Area Agency on Aging
  • Cassie Scott, Program Manager of Community Resources, Denver Regional Council of Governments
  • Dana Turner, Dental Service Director, Health District of Northern Larimer County
  • Dr. Michael Wiley, DDS, Pikes Peak Study Club and Academy of General Dentistry
  • Megan Wilson, Director of Programs, Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation
2021 Meeting Schedule and Handouts
Meetings will be held virtually from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M, except as otherwise noted.
July 13, 2021
  • Agenda - July 13, 2021
  • Meeting - July 13, 2021
April 13, 2021 

Link to Meeting: on Adobe Connect

February 24, 2021 from 9:00 to 11:00 A.M.


2020 Meeting Schedule and Handouts
Contact Information

Chandra Vital

Information for our Providers


Reasonable accommodations for the meetings will be provided upon request for persons with disabilities. Please contact the Program Administrator at least one week prior to the scheduled meeting if you need special arrangements.