WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549


                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
                     PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
                         SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

      Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 16, 2003

                                 CRDENTIA CORP.
             (Exact name of Registrant as specified by its charter)

          DELAWARE                      0-31152                76-0585701
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(State or other jurisdiction   (Commission File Number)      (IRS Employer
    of incorporation)                                    Identification Number)

                14114 Dallas Parkway, Suite 600, Dallas, Texas 75254
                      (Address of principal executive offices)

                                 (972) 850-0780
               (Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

            (Former Name or Former Address If Changed Since Last Report)

ITEM 5.  Other Events.

     On December 16, 2003, the Board of Directors of Crdentia Corp. appointed
C. Fred Toney to serve as a Class I member of the Board of Directors, to serve
in such position until his successor is duly elected and qualified or until his
earlier resignation or removal.  In connection with such appointment, the Board
of Directors also increased the current size of the board to six.  The Board of
Directors also appointed Mr. Toney to serve as a member of the Audit Committee.

     In addition to appointing Mr. Toney as a board member, the Board of
Directors also appointed William S. Leftwich as Chief Financial Officer and

     On December 30, 2003, we issued a press release regarding these
appointments which is attached to this current report as Exhibit 99.1.

ITEM 7.	Financial Statements, Pro Forma Financial Information and Exhibits.

        (c)  Exhibits.

               99.1      Press release, dated December 30, 2003.


     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as
amended, the registrant has caused this report on Form 8-K to be signed on
its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

                                      CRDENTIA CORP.

Date:  December 30, 2003
                                       /s/ WILLIAM S. LEFTWICH
                                      By:  William S. Leftwich,
                                           Chief Financial Officer and Secretary

                           EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit No.     Description
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   99.1         Press release, dated December 30, 2003.