for smds dentists

The Southern Maryland Dental Society Presents:


Do You Need Anesthesia CE for a MSBDEClass 1, 2, or 3 permit?

Join the SMDS on March 17 th , 2017 from 8am – 4pm

In College Park, Maryland and receive 8 hours of CE
This Course has been approved by the Maryland State Board of Dental
Examiners! (24 Anesthesia CE required to Renew Class 1,2,3 Permit)

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“Practice Building through Prevention”
Friday, April 28, 2017 – 8:00am to 4:00pm

7 hours of CE will be awarded
COST: $225.00 for SMDS Members or $300.00 non SMDS members (seating limited to 45)

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Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers: A Standard Proficiency Course
Friday August 18 and Saturday August 19, 2017 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
14 CE credits
Space is limited to the first 25 people.  Please call (301)345-4196 to confirm availability.

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Montgomery County will have a new sick leave policy effective October 2016. Here is an interpretation by Stephen H Kaufman, J.D.

SMDS Oracle

January 2017

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If you practice sedation dentistry there are new rules that govern the administration of these drugs.  For a complete listing of all rules and regulation please go to MSBDE's website:

Useful Links 

1. Maryland Department of the Environment
2. Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission
 Click here for a list of plumbers who have agreed to give SMDS members a special rate for any cross connection inspection or repair.
As a benefit to all members the MSDA has 'endorsed' certain vendors. These are vendors that will offer special deals to all MSDA members. Click here to see the full list.