NYSDA Risk Management Course



SDDS Member/Staff            $100 
SDDS Graduate StudentsFREE
ADA Member/Staff   $110 
Non-ADA Member/Staff $195 


Accepted methods of payment are checks, money orders, and credit cards (MasterCard, Visa and American Express only). To register, call SDDS Headquarters at (718) 522-3939 or mail/fax a completed course registration form to:


Second District Dental Society

111 Fort Greene Place

Brooklyn, NY 11217

PHONE: (718) 522-3939

FAX: (718) 797-4335


Course #2019-11

Friday, June 14, 2019


Dyker Beach Golf Course, Brooklyn, NY

Featured Speakers:

Kevin A. Henner, D.M.D.

Former Chair, NYSDA Council on Professional Liability Insurance


Michael K. Kelly, Esq.

Partner, Fumuso, Kelly, Swart, Farrell, Polin & Christesen, LLP



Do you know how long you are obligated to store patient records and what information needs to be included in a medical history? Do you know how to legally terminate a professional relationship with a patient? The answer to these and many other legal questions will be provided in this course. At the end of this course, you will have a better understanding of how to protect your practice and personal assets, how to maintain accurate record keeping and what information is included in a good medical and dental history. Participants will also better understand:


  • Who gives informed consent and what it includes

  • Who owns dental records and how long they must be kept

  • What is the dentist's obligation concerning confidentiality

  • When a patient should be referred

  • The benefits and mechanism for peer review


New York State dentists who complete this course will be entitled to a 10 percent discount on their liability premiums for a three-year period from Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company (MLMIC). Other companies also accept this course for a discount; you are encouraged to check with your carrier concerning the availability of any discount. If you have not completed an approved risk management program within the past three years, it is necessary for you to take this course in order to continue to receive your discount. Registrants who complete this course will be entitled to four continuing education credits.




MCEU - 4 HOURS / 8:30 A.M - 12:30 P.M


Breakfast included