There is no greater time to be a dentist in New York! There are several exciting events coming up this month, including society meetings, seminars and lectures at district and county levels. We’ll be attending most of these events, so be sure to say hi. We can’t wait to see you there!

Nassau County Dental Society (NCDS) General Membership Meeting and CE Seminar with Dr. Howard Golan

May 1, 2023 | 6:30-9:30 pm

New Hyde Park, NY

CE: 2 hours

Join us at The Inn at New Hyde Park for the NCDS’s general membership meeting. We will be learning all about how lasers can transform dentistry from Dr. Howard Golan, a member of NCDS for 25 years. Dr. Golan has been educating other professionals globally since 2005 about incorporating lasers into their work.

While there is no registration fee for dental residents, students and NCDS-member dentists, there are fees for registration for dentists and dental staff with different or no American Dental Association (ADA) membership. Get more information about registration here.

Fifth District Dental Society Spring CE Seminar with Dr. Carla Cohn

May 5, 2023 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cazenovia, NY

CE: 7 hours

We’re excited to attend this spring seminar presented by Carla Cohn, DMD, on new, cutting-edge innovations in pediatric dentistry. This seminar will be geared to general practitioners and family practice. Dr. Cohn is a specialist in pediatric dentistry and a founding member of the Women’s Dental Network in Winnipeg, which prioritizes supplying education and networking for women dentists.

Learn more about this seminar and register here.

Suffolk County Dental Society (SCDS) General Membership Meeting and CE Seminar

May 10, 2023 | 6:00-9:00 pm

Hauppauge, NY

CE: 2 hours

This general membership meeting will be held at the Radisson Hotel Hauppauge and will include dinner, a business meeting and a featured education program. More details to come!

Register here. There is no charge for SCDS members.

Ninth District Dental Society General Membership Meeting and CE Seminar with Dr. Elias M. Chatah

May 10, 2023 | 8:00 am-3:30 pm

Tarrytown, NY

This general membership meeting will feature four lecture topics that we’re excited to learn more about: pain management, diabetic management, drug interactions and patient interactions with cannabis/THC. The seminar will be led by Dr. Elias M. Chatah, an assistant clinical professor at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. Every one of these topics has a great impact on dentists from a social and medical standpoint.

Join us at the Sleepy Hollow Hotel in Tarrytown for this exciting meeting!

Saratoga Dental Congress

Fourth District Dental Society

May 11 – May 12, 2023

Saratoga Springs, NY

CE: Four sessions worth 6 hours each

This two-day event is the largest general membership meeting held by the Fourth District each year and includes multiple speakers on topics like the impact of patient medications on dental treatment, patient communication, pediatric dentistry and creating a memorable patient experience. There will also be a vendor alley with 40+ dental companies and exhibitors — including us!

Find out more about the speakers, registration information and parking.

SCDS Shredding Event

Suffolk County Dental Society

May 13, 2023

Hauppauge, NY

We’re excited to be sponsoring the SCDS Shredding Event in the rear parking lot of 150 Motor Parkway in Hauppauge. Shredding old charts and personal paper information is a great way to start fresh. Before shredding, always remember to contact your malpractice carrier to be sure you don’t dispose of records you should retain.

Learn more here. SCDS members can register for free! The fee for others is $15.

New York County Dental Society (NYCDS) In-Person CE Lecture with Dr. Eric A. Wachs

May 15, 2023 | 6:30-7:30 pm

New York, NY

CE: 1 hour

The use of social media by healthcare professionals can get a little sticky — that’s why we’re excited to promote this lecture by Dr. Eric A. Wachs, who handles the Ethics and Professionalism curriculum, among other responsibilities, at Touro College of Dental Medicine. He will discuss the potential issues around social media and how to make responsible decisions when it comes to your online presence.

This event is free for NYCDS members and $25 to register for nonmembers. Register here.

Ninth District Social — Celebrating Frills & Drills

Ninth District Dental Society

May 17, 2023 | 6:30-9:00 pm

Briarcliff Manor, NY

Join us for an evening of fun at the Briarcliff Manor for a social event hosted by the Ninth District. There will be a buffet, hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine, a cash bar, vendors and even more fun!

This event is free for dental students and residents. Prices vary for dentists. Learn more here.

We’re excited to see you at these events and hope that you attend this May! Keep an eye on our Twitter and LinkedIn for future updates.

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