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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 2024-2025

President - Michael Abraham, DMD
President Elect - Garrett Folks, DMD
Treasurer - Susan Sheahan, DMD
Secretary - Margaret Kirkland, DDS
Immediate Past President - Jackson Sullivan, DDS

Executive Team - Jodi Hook & Kelsey Bulnes

General Membership Meeting or Event Dates

Unless otherwise noted, all general membership meetings will be held at Bradenton Country Club, 4646 9th Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209.  Meetings begin with a social at 6:00 p.m. and business/CE begins at 6:30 p.m. 

September - TBD
Social to Kick off the Year

Tuesday, October 15, 2024

December - TBD
Holiday Party

Tuesday, January 2, 2025
Oral Pathology - Dr. Neel Bhattacharyya

Tuesday, March 18, 2025
Domestic Violence - Dr. Nick Grimaudo

Tuesday, April 15, 2025
Responsible Opioid Prescribing for Dental Practices - Dr. Sharon Kelley

May - TBD
End of the Year Celebration 

Use the form below to submit your RSVP to the upcoming dental lecture.
All general membership meetings are held at Bradenton Country Club, 4646 9th Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209.  Meetings begin with a social hour at 6:00 PM and lectures begin at 6:30 PM.

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MTC Project Smart Smiles is looking for volunteer dentists to provide basic screenings and education to our community's children. 

Event dates: TBD.

Please email Dr. Rob Hynton at for more details and to volunteer your time. Thank you.

Diamond Sponsors

Below you will find quick links to assist you in partnering with the Manatee Dental Society.