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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 2023-2024

President - Jackson Sullivan, DDS
President Elect - Michael Abraham, DMD
Treasurer - Ryan Rubino, DMD
Secretary - Garrett Folks, DMD
Immediate Past President - Gabrielle Chevance, DMD

Executive Team - Jodi Hook & 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. 

Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Orofacial Pain as a Dental Specialty: Current & Future Trends, Dr. Dennis Bailey

Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Osteoradionecrosis and MRONJ Management and Prevention, Dr. Michael Abraham

Holiday Party

Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Safe and Effective Prescribing of Controlled Substances, Dr. Sharon Kelley *required for re-licensure
Non-Members of Manatee Dental Society will be charged $50.00 to attend.

Tuesday, March 19, 2024
White Lesions of the Oral Mucosa - Management Guidelines, Dr. Neel Bhattacharyya

Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Medical Errors, Dr. Nick Grimaudo *required for re-licensure
Non-Members of Manatee Dental Society will be charged $50.00 to attend.

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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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