GKAS Award Will Fund X-ray Machine for Special Needs
Pathfinder Village in Edmeston, NY, is recipient of a $3,000 Give Kids A Smile
Award from the New York State Dental Foundation, to support oral health
among the facility’s twenty-four students, ages 10 to 21, who have Down
syndrome and other developmental disabilities. Read more.
2012 Foundation of Excellence Awards Recipient Announced
This year’s recipient of the Foundations of Excellence in Academics Award is
Charles N. Bertolami, DDS, D.Med.Sc, a renowned leader in the dental research,
education and clinical communities. Dr. Bertolami will be presented with the
award during the NYSDA House of Delegates meeting, at the New York State
Dental Foundation’s annual luncheon, Friday, 8 June, at the Roosevelt Hotel.
Second GKAS Winner From Hudson: UPDATED 05/29/2012
NYSDF announces that Columbia Memorial Hospital’s Mobile Dental Services
program will receive a $3,000 GKAS Award to purchase a mobile generator to
enable it to provide more care for children in elementary schools in Columbia
and Greene counties. Read more.
Watertown Clinic First Announced GKAS Recipient in 2012
North Country Children’s Clinic is the recipient of a $5,000 prize from the New
York State Dental Foundation, to expand of its Preventive Dentistry Program to
reach greater numbers of military families and reach 1,800 children. Read more.
Online Course Announcement
What do I Need to Know to Practice in NY?
Judith Shub, Ph.D.
This course is the first in a series of special programs developed by the
Foundation to help new dentists succeed in practice. The objective of the course
is to present new practitioners with a summary of the laws and regulations that
govern the practice of dentistry in New York. Learn more.
Online Course Announcement
Oral Cancer: Detecting and Managing Oral Precancer and Cancer
(non-manadated oral cancer course)
Brian Schmidt, DDS, MD. PhD, FACS and A. Ross Kerr, DDS, MSD
This course covers the current epidemiology of oral cancer (including
information related to HPV+ oropharyngeal cancers), the clinical features that
are suggestive of oral cancer and potentially malignant oral lesions, the
indications for emerging adjunctive diagnostic techniques (imaging, tissue
autofluorescence, toluidine blue staining, cytopathologic techniques, and HPV
testing), and provide the participants with an update on the management of
patients diagnosed with epithelial dysplasia and oral cancer. Learn more.
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NYSDF Annual Luncheon to Honor Dr. Charles Bertolami
The annual luncheon of the New York State Dental Foundation will be held
Friday, 8 June from 11:30 to 1:00 at the famed Roosevelt Hotel, 45 East 45th
Street at Madison Avenue in New York City. The luncheon and awards
ceremony will honor Dr. Charles N. Bertolami with this year’s Foundation of
Excellence in Academics Award. Read more.
NYSDF Loses its Leader
It is with tremendous sadness that the Board of
the New York State Dental Foundation
announces the death of its founder and longtime
Chairman, Dr. Edward J. Downes. Read more.
Dr. Eward J. Downes