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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 2020-2021

President - ​David Ashley, DMD
President Elect - ​Christie Craighead, DMD
​Treasurer - ​​​Ryan Rubino, DMD
Secretary - ​​​Leonid Blinn, DMD
Immediate Past President - ​​Bobby Troxler, DMD

Executive Secretary - Kelsey Bulnes

General Membership Meeting or Event Dates

Unless otherwise noted, all general membership meetings will be held at IMG Academy Golf Club, 4350 El Conquistador Pkwy, Bradenton, FL 34210. Meetings begin with a social at 6:00 p.m. and business/CE begins at 6:30 p.m

September 15, 2020
Business, Economic and Health Impact of Coronavirus (2CEUs)
Dr. Rudy Liddell

October 20, 2020
Current Trends in Dentistry (2CEUs)
Dr. Ryan Rubino

November 10, 2020 (second Tuesday of the month)
Human Trafficking (1 CEU)
Dr. Glori Enzor

December 4, 2020
Holiday Party
Seafood Shack / Hunter's Point

January 19, 2021
Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment (2CEUs)
Dr. Rose Trowbridge

March 16, 2021
Airway, TMD & Occlusion: The Critical Connections (2CEUs)
Dr. DeWitt Wilkerson

April 20, 2021
Advances in Implant Reconstructions (2CEUs)
Dr. Richard Rasmussen

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, FL 34210. 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 drhynton@gmail.com for more details and to volunteer your time. Thank you.

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