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Society News


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2019 SDDS Dental School Loan Forgiveness Program

Second District Dental Society (SDDS) has kicked off year three of its Dental School Loan Forgiveness Program that will provide awards up to $10,000 to several deserving new dentists. Apply today!

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CDHM 2019 Poster Contest Rules  

2019 Children's Dental Health Month Poster Contest

SDDS invites children from preschool through 12th grade in Brooklyn and Staten Island to particpate in our annual poster contest! The deadline for receipt of posters is March 22, 2019.

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New Treatment Plan Requirement for Opioid Prescribing

Effective April 1, 2018, New York State is requiring a written treatment plan be included in a patient’s medical record if a practitioner prescribes opioids for pain that has lasted more than three months or past the time of normal tissue healing.

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New Regulations Effective NOW - Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Earlier this year, both the State of New York and the City of New York passed sexual harassment prevention legislation that ultimately affects employers in the State of New York.

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Member Support for Alcohol/Substance Abuse

Our Dental Association is committed to aiding our colleagues in addressing substance abuse and addiction. If you or a colleague is struggling with addiction, help is available.

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