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.
Important Coronavirus Updates for Dentists
Get the information you need in the Updated ADA Toolkit for Reopening.
NYC Loans/ Grants
New York State Employment Law
Governor Cuomo's Executive Order & Emergency Services
What constitutes a dental emergency?
Consent forms you can use for dental emergencies during the COVID-19 crisis:
Emergency Treatment Employee Consent Form
Emergency Treatment Patient Release Form
Relicensing and Self-Study
- If you are due to relicense between March 1–June 1, 2020, the NYS Education Department will allow you to complete up to 100% of your continuing education as self-study, so long as it is taken from a Department-approved provider and is an acceptable subject area for dentistry.
Other useful resources:
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Dr. Michele Bergen, an associate professor at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, has just cleared Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval for a study of the prevalence of antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in dentists. We are sharing details on how you can volunteer for this important study below.
NEW DATE & TIME FOR HENRY SCHEIN WEBINAR!
This webinar is a review of current disinfectants and PPE recommendations pertaining to COVID-19. Registrants will receive a follow up email with a link to the webinar.