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Quarantine and Return to Work Update

December 10, 2020

The NYS Department of Health has released the following updates for Quarantine and Return to Work.

Please click the links below the the most recent i...

Member questions on the COVID vaccine

December 1, 2020

We are seeing an uptick in calls about where will dentists be on the COVID 19 vaccine priority list and these will likely increase after the CDC vacci...

NEW Paid Leave for COVID-19

November 24, 2020

https://paidfamilyleave.ny.gov/covid19

 

SUPPORTING FAMILIES AFFECTED BY COVID-19


In response to the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19)...

MCC is in need of Supervising Dentists

November 12, 2020

MCC is in need of Supervising Dentists for its Dental Hygiene program. Dentists may sign up to supervise as few or as many clinic sessions as they wou...

Welcome Dr. Andy Vorrasi, new Interim Executive Director

November 2, 2020

Dear Colleague,

      There have been a number of staffing changes at your dental society over the last year or so. Throughout these changes and, of ...

Report finds that the COVID-19 Rate Among Dentists is Less than 1%!

October 15, 2020

Hello everyone, The ADA will be sharing an important report today. This report will be published in JADA. The report finds that the COVID-19 Rate Amon...

Dental Benefits: Handling Contract Negotiations

October 2, 2020

Dentistry faces increasing standards for infection control following the COVID pandemic. To limit transmission, the ADA has issued interim recommendat...

Dentists Encouraged to Renew DEA License Prior to New Fee Schedule in Effect October 1st

September 18, 2020

Dentists with Drug Enforcement Agency prescribing licenses that expire before Oct. 31 are encouraged to renew them ahead of the agency’s new...

Governor Cuomo issues Executive Order including dentists in POC testing

September 14, 2020

Dentists able to perform POC COVID-19 tests

Governor Cuomo recently issued Executive Order 202.61. The Executive Order adds a requi...

Volunteer opportunity for a New Dentist

September 9, 2020

Chemical Dependency Committee

Purpose

NYSDA established its Chemical Dependency Committee in the 1980s to help address the issue of addictive illnes...

New Resource: Protocols to Follow if a Staff or Household Member is COVID-19(+)

July 28, 2020

Has someone on your staff, or a member of their household, tested positive for COVID-19? This new resource — exclusive to ADA members — guides you thr...

Questions about HHS Provider Relief?

July 22, 2020

Questions about HHS Funding? Click here for information your chairperson of Dental Benefits, Dr. Michael Keating, has put together to answer some of t

New York State Department of Health Issues Latest Medicaid Update

July 2, 2020

The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has issued the latest update on the Medicaid program in New York State.

Read it here.

ALERT! DISTRICT OFFICE DID NOT SEND REQUEST FOR GO FUND ME!

June 17, 2020

GO FUND ME REQUEST IS NOT FROM YOUR DENTAL SOCIETY!

We have been made aware of an email requesting a donation to Go Fund Me for a member dentist. The...

A Letter on the topic of fees for PPE equipment from the 7th District Chair on Dental Benefits

June 12, 2020

Please click here for a letter from the Seventh District Chair on Dental Benefits, Dr. Michael Keating, explaining what information we have to date, o