Merrimack Valley District Dental Society

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Merrimack-Valley-LogoThe Merrimack Valley District has the following meetings and events scheduled. All meetings will be held at 6:00 p.m. at Salvatores, 354 Merrimack Street, Lawrence 01843 unless otherwise indicated. For more information or to register, please contact the District Chair, Rajendra J. Gohel, DMD at (978) 685-7115.

  • Friday, November 14, 2014 - HALF-DAY PROGRAM (8:00 AM to 12:00 PM) - Infection Control and Pain Management, speakers Dr. Paul Vankevich (Pain Management) and Robert Burke, RN (Infection Control)
    Location: Salvatore's Restaurant, 354 Merrimack St, Lawrence, MA 01843

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    8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
    Dr. Paul Vankevich: Pain Management
    2 CE credits

    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Robert Burke, RN: Infection Control
    2 CE credits

    MDS Member Dentist $55 per session or both sessions for $95
    MDS Member Staff $45 per session or both sessions for $75
    Non-member Dentist $100 per session or both for $185
    Non-member Staff $75 per session or both for $130

    From this lecture participants will learn:
    1. Current principles of pain management for every patient in their practice.
    2. Drug indications and safety methods of pain control.
    3. Comprehensive review of OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Training.
    4. Infection control for the dental office.

    Speakers bio:
    Dr. Paul Vankevich is a 1981 graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and a retired Dental Officer of the U.S. Navy Dental Corps. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine and a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Vankevich is an Assistant Clinical Professor and a Course Director at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.

    Robert Burke, RN is a 1984 graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Boston, BSN program. He is currently an Infection Prevention Nurse at the Boston Medical Center where he is also Auditor of Clinical, Laboratory regulatory Compliance and Infection Control. Mr. Burke is a trainer for the Mandatory, OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard Training and holds an appointment as an Adjunct Professor at U. Mass/ Boston College of Nursing.

  • Thursday, March 5, 2015 - Integration of Esthetic Dentistry and Prosthodontics, speaker Dr. Kenneth Malament, Clinical Professor & Course Director Dept. of Prosthodontics Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

  • Friday, April 10, 2015 - HALF-DAY PROGRAM (8:30 AM to 12:00 PM) - CPR Certification Course, speaker TBD

  • Friday, May 8, 2015 - FULL-DAY PROGRAM (8:30 AM to 4:00 PM) - Achieving Aesthetics through Restorative Implant Therapy Solutions, speaker Dr. Dean C. Vafiadis, Associate Clinical Professor NYU School of Dentistry
    Location: Westford Regency Hotel, 219 Littleton Rd, Westford, MA 01886

Past Meetings

  • Thursday, October 23, 2014 - Oral Cancer and its Benign Mimics, with speaker Dr. Mark Lerman
  • Thursday, September 18, 2014 - Management, Diagnosis and Treatment of Invasive Cervical Lesions, with speaker Dr. Catherine DeFuria and Hybrid Dentures, A Different Approach, with speaker Dr. Aundrea Vereen.
 
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District Leadership June 2014 - June 2015)

 


   

Trustee

John Boss, DMD
1 River Pl
Lowell, MA 01852-1035
(978) 458-1114

Chair

Rajendra J. Gohel, DMD
100 Milk St #200
Methuen, MA 01844-4600
(978) 685-7115

 
     

Secretary

Michael H. Chow, DDS
49 Lawrence St
Methuen, MA 01844
(978) 689-9777

Asst. Secretary

Kenneth J. Murphy, DMD
1538 Turnpike St
North Andover, MA 01845
(978) 681-5053

Treasurer  

Joseph P. Beninato, DMD
60 East St
Methuen, MA 01844
(978) 685-1499

     

Asst. Treasurer

Daniel C. Jeong, DDS
1201 Main St # 3
Tewksbury, MA 01876
(978) 851-5200

Co-Editors  

Richard Lentini, DMD
132 Main St
North Andover, MA 01845
(978) 686-6212

John Boss, DMD
1 River Pl
Lowell, MA 01852-1035
(978) 458-1114

 


     

Scientific Co-Chair

Abol Massih Tehrani, DMD
121 Merrimack St
Haverhill, MA 01830-6107
(978) 372-5011

   
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