Continuing Education Programs










Dr. Bennett Lax and Dr. Michael Kane 






The Third District Dental Society and the Continuing Education Committee is proud to announce the 2018 schedule. 

New this year is an online registration portal or your convenience.

You may still download the Registration form and mail your check

January 5

More Things You Didn't Learn in Dental/Dental Hygiene School: Cardiovascular Disease to Supplements!" presented by James F. Lichon RPh, DDS, CLM



February 2

R2CTM - The Root to Canal Solution by Troy McGrew, DDS, MS


March 2

Two Part - All Day Course

Ask and You Shall Receive: The Art of Getting to Yes by Mark Hyman, DDS  And

Time is Money: Clinical Efficacy Thru Material Clinical Efficacy Thru Material Evolution by Mr. Gregor Connell





April 13

Preventive and Restorative Dentistry Working in Concert for the Best, Most Predictable Outcomes by Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, DMD



May 4

Launch Oral Systemic Health: Transforming Dental Hygiene! by John Kempton, DDS, FAG



General Information:

Full day courses: Registration 8 am,

Continental Breakfast, 9 am - 12 noon course, Noon to 1 lunch, 1 - 4:30

Earns: 7 M.C.E


Location: All 2018 courses The Century House Inn and Restaurant  997 New Loudon Rd (Rt. 9) Latham



Download the 2018 Seminar Series Brochure. Registrations online are Open




Sponsorship Opportunities spaces are limited for each session.  Download the Registration form





Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider

American Heart Association 2 year certification



Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider is required in NYS for Dentists to retain their certification current during their license period. It must be a live/hands on course to be accepted


3 M.C.E. - 2 year re-certification course is presented by American Heart Association trainers. It includes CPR and AED   MedCourse, a team of highly trained professional instructors for in-hospital and out-of-hospital healthcare professionals and lay rescuers.



Mar 9    
April 20 May 9  


Location:   Third District Dental Society office, 950 New Loudon Rd, Ste 108, Latham

Time:         9 am or 12:30 pm sharp

Credits:      3 M.C.E.

Seating Limit:  16 attendees (a 12:30 pm, same day course will be scheduled 6 attendees fill a 2nd course)



For your convenience, the Infection Control course will start within 15 minutes of the conclusion of the BLS course. You may choose to attend both or just one of the courses on any date.



Or download, print and mail your Registration



Infection Control and Blood Borne Pathogens


Dentists and Dental Hygienists are required to complete training in infection Control and Barrier Precautions every 4 years for licensure.

This UPDATED course includes all NYS, CDC, and OSHA requirements and guidelines. This course may be used to augment OSHA training in your office. 


Mar 9    
April 20 May 9  


Location:       Third District Dental Society office, 950 New Loudon Rd, Ste 108, Latham

Start Time:    11:30 am 

The Infection Control course will start within 15 minutes following the conclusion of the AM BLS course.

You may choose to attend both BLS or just the Infection Control courses on any date.

Credits:          2 M.C.E.


Download, print and mail your Registration



      Continuing Education Requirements for Dentists and Hygienists

NYSDA Continuing Education Registry


NYSDA HIPAA Security Compliance

May 31, 2018


The Saratoga Hilton


The New York State Dental Association is sponsoring a 3-hour HIPAA Security Compliance course developed by NYSDA’s Information Technology Committee. The course and the accompanying NYSDA HIPAA Security Regulation Compliance Manual provide a practical guide for dentists and their office team. The course explains the specific requirements associated with safeguarding, storing and transmitting electronically maintained information to protect dentists from potential prosecution and sanctions.


Additional Information and Registration


District Sponsored Study Groups


Troy Dental Study Group

Third Tuesday held at Moscatiello's Italian Restaurant, 99 North Greenbush Road, Troy


Next meeting: February 27, 2018

Shelley Renee, Practical Steps to Increase Treatment Acceptance

Third Tuesday September to May

Officers for 2017-18

President Dr. David Valecorsa

Vice President: Dr. Tim Adams



Other Dental Organizations Continuing Education Programs

As a courtesy to our members, we will provide course listings as we are notified



HVCC Dental Hygiene Department - Continuing Education  Course listing


HVCC Alternative Dental Assisting - Course listing




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