Appleby Scholarship Applications
Applications are now being accepted for the 2020 Alva S. Appleby Scholarship, which is available to dental students who:
- Are a resident of the State of Maine (lived in Maine for purposes other than attending dental school)
- Have completed the first year of dental school
- Are currently enrolled in a dental school accredited by the American Dental Association
Those who are eligible are encouraged to send in their application for the Appleby Scholarship to the Maine Dental Association Charitable Foundation. If you are interested in being considered this year, click on the link below, and return the materials to the Maine Dental Association by November 15.
MDA's 2020-2021 CE Series
MORE INFO AND REGISTRATION
The MDA's 2020-2021 Continuing Education Series is under way - be sure to register! Package Plans and individual course registration are available. Virtual presentations are planned, along with live lectures.
The next course in the series will be held Friday, November 20, and will be online via Zoom. Dr. Nadeem Karimbux, dean at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, and Dr. Hans-Peter Weber, professor emeritus of prosthodontics at Tufts, will speak on four topics - "Connections Between Oral health and General Health," "From Basic Science To Hard and Soft Tissue Regeneration," "Dental Implants in the Esthetic Zone - Dos and Don'ts," and "Treating Edentulism - Lessons Learned."
Other topics during the series will include allergies and dentistry/drug interactions; technology in your practice; cosmetic dentistry; patients' lifestyle and health; and oral radiology and lesions.
All courses will be six hours in length and will offer CE credits.
Task Force's Guidance on Re-Opening Maine Practices
The Maine Dental Association has convened a task force that included dentist, hygienist, assistant, denturist, and specialist representation to develop a comprehensive set of guidelines to re-open dental practices in Maine.
CLICK HERE TO VIEW GUIDANCE
ADA Return To Work Toolkit
The American Dental Association has developed a Return To Work Interim Guidance Toolkit for dental practices, as states consider easing back into normal operations. The toolkit is designed to offer useful tips for managing your practice during the COVID-19 pandemic. The toolkit includes a customizable letter to patients, guidance for patient screening, registration, and exit, staff protection strategies, a chairside checklist for working in an operatory room, and a supplies shopping list.
CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE TOOLKIT