Half Day Courses


*Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all posted course information is subject to change.



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SDDS Graduate Students
ADA Member/Staff
Non-ADA Member/Staff


Accepted methods of payment are checks, money orders and credit cards (Mastercard, Visa and American Express only). See course details for information on how to register. Checks and money orders may be mailed to Second District at the address below. For credit card payments, complete a course registration form and fax to Second District at the fax number below.

Second District Dental Society

111 Fort Greene Place

Brooklyn, NY 11217

PHONE: (718) 522-3939

FAX: (718) 797-4335


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*Unless otherwise stated, all featured speakers have disclosed that they do not have any relevant financial arrangements or affiliations with any corporate organizations that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning the continuing education activities stated below.



Course #2021-01


Sunday, March 21, 2021


Live Webinar *Advance registration required*


"Esthetic Restorative Challenges Around Teeth and Implants"

Featured Clinicians:

Paul Fletcher, D.D.S.

Associate Clinical Professor, Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine



As our patient's demands for excellence in esthetic dentistry increase, dentists must have an understanding of the restorative principles involved in achieving this goal. Among the topics to be discussed will be:


1) Indications and techniques for immediate implant placement and restoration in the esthetic zone

a) understanding buccal plate thickness

b) treatment approach based on extraction socket classification

c) immediate implant placement and immediate load technique


2) Fabricating a provisional restoration to produce an ideal gingival contour while maintaining crestal bone levels

a) chairside fabrication of an ideal provisional restoration

b) dual zone socket augmentation technique

c) socket seal technique to maintain buccal soft tissue contour


3) Forming and maintaining the interdental papilla around teeth and implants

a) modifying interproximal crown contour

b) platform switching

c) soft tissue grafting

d) orthodontics


4) Restorative treatment planning of complex cases in the esthetic zone

a) integration of oral surgery, periodontics, endodontics and orthodontics to produce a desired result


5) Case presentations demonstrating the management of cosmetic nightmares

a) buccal soft tissue ridge deficiencies

b) buccal recession and the exposed implant surface

c) malpositioned implants and interproximal soft tissue deficiencies


Upon successful completion of this course, practitioners will acquire information that will guide them in the production of restorations of the highest technical, biologic and esthetic quality around both teeth and implants.


MCEU - 2 HOURS / TIME: 10 A.M. to 12 P.M.


Webinar Registration

  1. Click here to register.
  2. After your registration is approved, you will receive a confirmation email from Zoom within 24 hours which will contain a link to join the meeting. You may wish to add no-reply@zoom.us to your contacts list to ensure the email is not routed to your junk/spam folder.


Payment note: Invoices will be emailed to all attendees after registration. Please note that checks are the only accepted payment method at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.




Course #2021-02


Sunday, April 11, 2021


Live Webinar *Advance registration required*


"Introduction to the Basics of Invisalign"

Featured Clinician:

Sonia Kohli, D.D.S.

Attending, GPR and AEGD Invisalign Rotation, NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn



This lecture is catered to dentists who want to integrate Invisalign into their practices or to residents who wish to incorporate it into their practices once they go out into the real world. We will be discussing the basics of Invisalign, including:

  • Definition of the treatment
  • Diagnosing it in our everyday patients
  • Education patients on the importance of straight teeth not just for cosmetics but for longevity of the overall mouth health
  • How to actually start a case and do the entire workup and follow through the treatment to see results at the end
  • Retention and maintenance of results

Upon completion of this course, attendees will understand the basis of Invisalign and straightening teeth. They will be able to confidently diagnose cases of malocclusion, suggest Invisalign to help treat malocclusion and comfortably use Invisalign in their offices.


MCEU - 2 HOURS / TIME: 10 A.M. to 12 P.M.


Payment note: Invoices will be emailed to all attendees after registration.



Course #2021-03


Friday, April 23, 2021


Live Webinar *Advance registration required*


"Business Basics/Nitrous Oxide"

Featured Clinicians:

Louis I. Siegelman, D.D.S., M.B.A.

Faculty, NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn



With this course Dr. Siegelman will offer insights gained in MBA training for dentists. The purpose is to introduce dentists to resources that will enable them to learn more about how they can better run their practices and compete successfully in the next decade. It will also provide dentists with the knowledge to better understand the use of nitrous oxide for dental procedures. Upon successful completion of this course, dentists will increase their knowledge of business, team building and the use of nitrous oxide for dental procedures. 


MCEU - 2 HOURS / TIME: 10 A.M. to 12 P.M.


Payment note: Invoices will be emailed to all attendees after registration.