Society News

  • Oct 4, 2021

    Looking to Establish a Vaccine Mandate in Your Practice?

    Before you do, be sure you know the facts and are following the law. Check out a summary NYSDA put together just for members.
  • Sep 28, 2021
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    Volunteers Needed for 2021 Greater New York Dental Meeting

    The Greater New York Dental Meeting is a large event and requires all hands-on deck to be successful. Volunteering is a great way to get involved at the GNYDM and be a part of GNYDM’s premier educational event.
  • Sep 27, 2021
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    Greater New York Dental Meeting is almost here!

    The GNYDM, co-sponsored by the Second District and New York County Dental Societies, is the largest, most prestigious annual dental meeting in the nation, and one of the world’s premier dental congresses. As a member of SDDS, we invite you to participate in this great event beginning Friday, November 26th...
  • Sep 2, 2021

    Selected Nominees for 2022 Elective Positions

    On June 21, 2021, the Nominating Committee met to select nominees for the 2022 elective positions. Elections will take place at the November Membership Meeting on November 11, 2021. Click for the full report of selected nominees.
  • Aug 17, 2021

    New vaccine mandate DOES NOT include private dental practices

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announces vaccine mandate for all healthcare workers in New York State. This does not include private dental practices.
  • Jul 13, 2021

    Experts Urge Businesses to Start PPP Forgiveness Applications

    Experts urge businesses to start Paycheck Protection Program forgiveness applications as soon as possible. Borrowers who took funds when the program launched in April 2020 need to apply for forgiveness by mid-July, after which the funding automatically becomes a standard loan with interest.
  • Jul 13, 2021

    NYSDOL Issues Model Health and Essential Rights (HERO) Act

    The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) has issued its model Health and Essential Rights (HERO) Act plans for all employers for protecting workers from airborne infectious diseases.
  • Jun 15, 2021
    Golf Course - Join us!

    SDDS/RCDS 2021 Annual Golf Outing

    Please join us for a fun-filled day of golf preceding the 2021 NYSDA House of Delegates Meeting. The day's festivities will include brunch, dinner and prizes galore for golfers of all ability levels! We hope to see you there!
  • Jun 15, 2021

    ADA Releases Analysis on Updated Guidance from OSHA

    Dental practices are mostly exempt from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) new Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) to protect healthcare workers from COVID-19 in recognition of the profession's ability to practice safely during the pandemic.
  • Jun 10, 2021
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    Join us for Golfing, Rooftop Cocktails, and Sunset Dinner Cruise!

    Second District Dental Society members are invited to attend any or all of the social events and join us in honoring NYSDA President and SDDS member, Dr. Craig Ratner.
  • Apr 21, 2021

    Nominating Committee 2021

    Members of the Second District Nominating Committee will meet this coming June to assemble its slate of candidates for the available elective positions.