Greater New York Dental Meeting 2020

The GNYDM is Going Virtual

Join us November 25th to December 3rd.

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ADA’s COVID-19 Response

Hear how we’re supporting dentists – from the mouths of our members.

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: 


  • Sep 25, 2020

    October 12 Deadline to Re-file Amalgam Separator Form

    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
  • Sep 24, 2020

    Reminder of Guidance on PPE Fees and Insurance

    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.
  • Sep 21, 2020

    Special Offer for NYCDS Membership

    A special offer for NYCDS members from General Membership Meeting sponsor, Garfield Refining.

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

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