Second District Dental Society
It is our hope that this website provides our members with information that will aid them in making the most out of their membership in organized dentistry. Additionally, we hope to provide the general public with a source of information about our society and our members to demonstrate our commitment to excellence and the preservation of oral health.
Proud co-sponsor of our Greater New York Dental Meeting.
SDDS 2015 Children's Dental Health Month Poster Contest
All Brooklyn and Staten Island school students in K-12 are invited to submit posters to SDDS. Entries are due to SDDS by March 27, 2015.
2015 CDHM Poster Contest Rules (PDF)
February is Children's Dental Health Month. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
If you are a Second District member interested in volunteering your services this coming February 2015 for our Children's Dental Health Month activities, please contact SDDS at (718) 522-3939 or send us an email.
E-Prescribing course to be offered twice in January
Effective March 27, 2015, New York State law will require dentists to begin issuing all patient prescriptions electronically. As a special member benefit, SDDS will be offering a course which will provide dentists with the information they need to ensure they are in compliance. The course will be held twice: once in Brooklyn on Friday, January 16 at the Fort Hamilton Community Club and once in Staten Island on Friday, January 23 at the Hilton Garden Inn. It is free to all SDDS members who are in good standing. Pre-registration is required and can be done by calling SDDS Headquarters at (718) 522-3939 or by sending an email to email@example.com. For more information, please view the course flyer here.
MLMIC Declares 7.5% Special Dividend
MLMIC is pleased to announce a 7.5% Special Dividend for all of their policyholders. Please click here for more information.
Richmond County Dental Society 100th Anniversary Celebration, Installation of Officers & Dinner Dance
Save the Date! On Satuday, January 24, 2015, RCDS, the branch society of the SDDS, will celebrate its 100th anniversary and the installation of its 2015 officers. For details and reservation information, please click HERE.
Electronic Prescribing Update
As part of New York’s I-STOP legislation, electronic prescribing of both controlled and non-controlled substances becomes mandatory on March 27, 2015. To view the latest guidance from the New York State Dental Association on the new law, please view the link below:
February 2nd - SDDS Board of Trustees Meeting
February 6th - (BROOKLYN) Advances in Periodontal Medicine and Peri-Implant Diseases (#2015-02)
February 13th - (STATEN ISLAND) CPR and Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office (#2015-03)
February 16th - Presidents Day (SDDS Headquarters closed)
February 20th - (STATEN ISLAND) The Dr. Meryl J. Efron Memorial Lecture -- Abutment Selection: Begin with the End in Mind / Implant or Endodontics: When to Keep the Tooth AND Do We Need House in the House? / Esthetics in Complete Dentures (#2015-04)