Coronavirus Outbreak
The ADA and NYSDA have provided information where dentists can obtain updated, current information on the Coronavirus outbreak.
D4 Rotator

Welcome to the profession!

Although 2020 graduation is not ordinary – your accomplishment is no less extraordinary. Stay connected at

ADA return to work interim guidance

New interim guidance for reopening

Get the new toolkit from ADA’s Advisory Task Force on Dental Practice Recovery to help your practice resume operations.

Access now
ADA Hazard Assessment

Assess COVID-19 transmission risks

Member Resource: New hazard assessment guide + checklist to evaluate COVID-19 transmission risks in your practice. Get the guide.

View Now

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: 

    Bookmark these sites for the latest information and resources: 

    NYCDS N​ews

    Changes to Article 175

    Article 175 was re-enacted recently and the New York City Department of Health (DOH) provided NYCDS with a "fact sheet" which describes some, but not all, of the regulatory changes that affect dental X-ray registrants. Article 175 Dental Xray fact sheet_Fina

    Sign Up for Our Monthly Summary Email

    Enter your information below if you would like to receive a monthly summary of our weekly emails.