Welcome to the New York County Dental Society
Founded in 1860, the New York County Dental Society is one of the largest groups of dentists in the United States. With more than 2,000 members practicing in Manhattan, NYCDS members have made a special commitment to uphold its ethical code and practice standards, as well as those of New York State and the American Dental Association. It is an invaluable advocacy and education resource that protects its members and the public.
Coronavirus Updates for Dentists
CDC Updated Guidance for Dental Settings (8.4.2020) See the CDE Guidance here.
The deadline for Enhanced Provider Relief Funding has been extended to 8.28.2020
HHS Provider Relief FAQs
Enhanced Provider Relief Application Portal
Practice owners: read and affirm the 12-page New York State Dept of Health Interim Guidance for Dentistry.
Get the information you need in the Updated ADA Toolkit for Reopening.
New York State Employment Law
Consent forms you can use for dental emergencies during the COVID-19 crisis:
Emergency Treatment Employee Consent Form
Emergency Treatment Patient Release Form
Other useful resources:
Bookmark these sites for the latest information and resources:
In 2017, the United State Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its final regulations
regarding amalgam separators in dental offices. This regulation largely mirrors the existing New
York State regulation in place from the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Learn More
We recently received several calls from members inquiring about charging patients PPE fees. This email follows-up on a previous notification sent out by the New York State Dental Association.
A special offer for NYCDS members from General Membership Meeting sponsor, Garfield Refining.