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 2019-2020
President - Bobby Troxler, DMD
President Elect - David Ashley, DMD
Treasurer - Christie Eastman Craighead, DMD
Secretary - Paul Erben, DDS
Immediate Past President - Nishith Patel, DDS
Executive Secretary - Kelsey Bulnes
General Membership Meeting 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 17, 2019: Dr. Jack Longmire, Medical Errors *required for licensure renewal
October 15, 2019: Dr. Sarah Fitzpatrick, University of Florida, Oral Cancer Screening and HPV Update
November 19, 2019: Dr. Christopher Bulnes, Optimize Your Practice: Understanding the CDT Code, Dental Benefits, Claim Processing, and more! *This meeting will be held at River House Waterfront Restaurant, 995 Riverside Dr.
December: Holiday, TBD
January 21, 2020: Dr. Nicholas Grimaudo, Domestic Violence *required for licensure renewal
February 2020: No meeting
March 17, 2020: TBD
April 21, 2020: Dr. Ryan Rubino, Current Trends in Digital Dentistry
May 2020: End of the Year Party and Officer Installation
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 5:45 PM and lectures begin at 6:30 PM.