Second District Dental Society
It is our hope that this website provides our members with information that will aid them in making the most out of their membership in organized dentistry. Additionally, we hope to provide the general public with a source of information about our society and our members to demonstrate our commitment to excellence and the preservation of oral health.
SDDS 2014 Children's Dental Health Month Poster Contest for students in K-12
All Brooklyn and Staten Island schools are invited to submit posters to SDDS. Members of the SDDS Oral Health Committee will judge the posters for originality and creativity. Entries are due to SDDS by March 14, 2014.
February is Children's Dental Health Month. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
Plans for this year’s Children’s Dental Health Month activities are underway. SDDS makes a special effort every February to raise and increase awareness of proper oral hygiene and eating habits among school aged children in Brooklyn and Staten Island. The member dentists of SDDS are volunteering their time to speak at classrooms, assemblies, health fairs, etc. throughout the month of February. If you are a Second District member interested in volunteering your services this coming February 2014 for our Children's Dental Health Month activities, please contact SDDS at (718) 522-3939 or send us an email.
I-STOP/Prescription Monitoring Program Registry
Effective August 27, 2013, most prescribers are required to consult the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) Registry when writing prescriptions for Schedule II, III, and IV controlled substances. Please visit the Department of Health website at the link below for more information:
March 13th - (BROOKLYN) March General Membership Meeting: Achieving Exceptional Esthetic Results in the Esthetic Zone
March 14th - (BROOKLYN) The Dr. Irving E. Gruber Memorial Lecture: Contemporary Endodontics - Yesterday vs. Today (#2014-06)
March 18th - (STATEN ISLAND) Richmond County Dental Society Membership Meeting: Affordable Health Care Act (Obamacare) and the Future of Health Care
March 21st - (BROOKLYN) CPR and Medical Emergencies in the Dental Ofice (#2014-07)
March 28th - (STATEN ISLAND) Anesthesia in the Dental Office (#2014-08)