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Welcome to the Manatee Dental Society (MDS) Website

We are a component of the West Coast District Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, and the American Dental Association.

MDS is the professional society comprised of dental professionals. MDS serves member dentists in the Bradenton community and surrounding area. MDS is dedicated to the professional growth of its members and provides monthly continuing education seminars throughout the year, access to care volunteer opportunities, leadership opportunities and updates its members on important information pertaining to dentistry.

Executive Council Members 2017-2018

President - David Christian, DDS
President Elect - Nishith Patel, DDS
Treasurer - Bobby Troxler, DMD
Secretary - ​David Ashley, DMD
Immediate Past President - ​Juan Curci, DDS

Executive Secretary - Kelsey Bulnes

General Membership Meeting Dates

​January 16, 2018

​Dr. Donald Cohen, Bisphosphonates and the Dental Practice

March 20 , 2018
Dr. Richard Rasmussen, Major and Minor Bone Grafts

April 17, 2018


May 2018
End of the Year Party

Use the form below to submit your RSVP to the upcoming dental lecture.

All general membership meetings are held at IMG Academy Golf & Country Club at 4350 El Conquistador Pkwy, Bradenton. Meetings begin with a social hour at 6:00 p.m. and Business/CE lectures begin at 6:45 p.m.
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MTC Smart Smiles Project
(formerly We Care Project) is looking for volunteer dentists to provide basic screenings and education to our community. Smart Smiles Project needs a minimum of 2 dentists for the following Friday dates: December 8, 2017 - March 9, 2018 - April 6, 2018. 
Please contact Dr. Rob Hynton at to volunteer your time.  Thank you.

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