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.
NYSDOH Adopts Regulations Authorizing All Dental Assistants to Take CBCT Scans
The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has adopted, effective November 2, 2016, regulations that authorize dental assistants of any type to take cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans after demonstrating satisfactory completion of a training program approved by NYSDOH or one provided by the CBCT equipment manufacture. Read more.
CMS Delays Medicare Part D Enforcement Date To 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has announced that it is once again delaying enforcement of the Medicare Part D prescriber enrollment requirement. Providers now need to enroll by January 1, 2019 instead of by February 1, 2017. Read more.
NYSDOH Updates to Electronic Prescribing Exception Practicioner Reporting Requirement
Effective September 30, 2016, use of an exception to the e-prescribing mandate no longer requires an e-mail notification to the New York State Department of Health. Read more.
December 5th - SDDS Board of Trustees Meeting
December 16th - (BROOKLYN) CPR and Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office (#2016-29)
January 8th - SDDS Annual Installation of Officers & Awards Luncheon (Gargiulo's, Brooklyn)
January 28th - RCDS Annual Installation of Officers & Dinner Dance