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.

 

COVID-19 Updates & Resources


Please monitor this website and the websites of NYSDA and the ADA for the latest information:

Update on Dental Office Operations

Effective Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 8 p.m., all dental offices MUST cease operation except in the case of dental emergencies. Read more

 

Unemployment Information

Information on filing for unemployment assistance. Read more

 

New York City Financial Assistance for Small Businesses 

The New York City Department of Small Business Services has two programs available to all small business owners at this time. Read more

 

PPE Donations for Hospitals in Brooklyn and Staten Island

Brooklyn Hospital PPE Donations

Staten Island Hospital PPE Donations

 

CE and COVID-19

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is temporarily waiving its requirement that at least 42 hours of the CE credits completed for relicensure be from live, interactive courses. Instead, dentists whose licenses are due for renewal between March 1 and June 1, 2020 may complete ALL of their CE via self-study courses, as long as such courses are offered by an approved NYSED provider. All self-study courses completed must also be related to the professional practice of dentistry.

 

SDDS Event Updates

All Second District events scheduled for April 2020 have been cancelled. Please check this website for the latest updates on all future SDDS meetings.

 




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Society News

 

SDDS Shares Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advisories

Do you have questions about the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19)? View the latest advisories from the ADA including FAQs and referrals to government agencies for assistance.

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Important Security Update for Microsoft’s Windows 10 Users

On January 14, Microsoft issued a free software patch to fix a major security flaw in its Windows 10 operating system.  

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New Regulations Effective NOW - Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Last  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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