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Through the strength of our membership, SDDS, NYSDA, and the ADA are able to participate in important legislative discussions and activities to help shape and impact the dental profession.

In October 2022, the SDDS Board approved the following advocacy strategy to more effectively communicate district services and resources to its varied constituents: Develop an increased understanding of legislative issues and advocacy efforts.

See what’s happening at the state level: NYSDA Advocacy Update

See what’s happening at the national level: ADA Advocacy

Dentists, dental students advocate for profession during Lobby Day
Annual Washington conference draws more than 700 attendees