North Shore District Dental Society

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Amesbury
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Lynn
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Salem
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Topsfield
Wenham
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The North Shore District has the following meetings and events scheduled to be held at Kernwood Country Club, 1 Kernwood St, Salem, MA 01970 with hospitality beginning at 6:30, followed by dinner and lecture at 7:00 (unless otherwise noted). Register before the date of the event at the link below and receive a pre-event registration discount.

 

General Meetings

  • Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - Pain Management for the Dentist, with speaker Dr. Howard Pactovis

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

    The Board of Registration in Dentistry's (BORID) regulations in Section Eight describe the continuing education (CE) requirements for license renewal. A licensee seeking to renew his/her license must complete CE in the following areas for every biennial renewal:

    • Infection Control in the dental health care setting
    • Certification in CPR/AED or BLS or in ACLS or PALS & CPR must be hands-on in person
    • Controlled Substance—the licensee must take a program on pain management

    This course will enable the dentist who may prescribe controlled substances to comply with the educational requirements of the State of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry. The attendee will receive knowledge in and education with respect to:

    Effective pain management - Identification of patients at high risk for substance abuse counseling of patients with respect to...

    • Side effects of the medications
    • Proper storage of medications
    • Addictive nature of medications
    • Proper disposal of prescription medications

    The attendee will receive education and materials with respect to the following:

    • Development and implementation of a patient's pain management plan
    • Record keeping in accordance with the standard of care
    • Use of appropriate medications in concert with the patient's diagnosis
    • Consultation with other of the patient's medical providers
    • Recognition of tolerance and physical dependence
    • Using sound professional judgment in the recognition of stages of dependence
    • Compliance with safeguards to minimize potential abuse

    The goals of this course are to educate the provider with the above and comply with MGL 94C section 18.

    Speaker Bio: Dr. Howard Pactovis has been in the dental field for well over thirty years. He is a graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry. For the last twenty years, Dr. Pactovis has been exclusively in the safety, education and risk prevention area relative to the dental field. Howard is the founder of Dynamic Dental Safety, director of education for the Dental Learning Network and has presented educational courses in more than twenty states. He has been a featured speaker at the Yankee Dental Congress, New Hampshire Dental Society 2008 annual meeting, Greater New York Dental Meeting 2010 and other state and local dental meetings on the subject of dental office safety.

  • Wednesday, February, 11, 2015
  • Wednesday, March 11, 2015 

Executive Meetings

All members of our district are welcome to attend board meetings as a guest board member.

Past Meetings

  • Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - What You Do Know and Don't Know About Today's BORID, speakers Robert DeFrancesco, DMD and David Russell, DMD, MPH
  • Wednesday, September 3, 2014
 
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District Documents and Resources

 
 

District Leadership (June 2014 - June 2015)

 

Peter Hjorth

 

 L_Monaldo

 

 

Trustee

N. Peter Hjorth, DMD
6 Essex Center Dr #210
Peabody, MA 01960
(978) 531-3010

Chair

Lawrence Monaldo, DDS
100 Highland Ave
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 745-8774

 
     

Chair-elect

Spiro S. Saati, DMD
355 Lowell St
Peabody, MA 01960-4000
(978) 531-2185

Vice Chair

Nicholas P. Senzamici, DMD
6 State Rd
Danvers, MA 01923-2567
(978) 777-3744

Secretary

Helyne N. Hamelburg, DMD
990 Paradise Rd
Swampscott, MA 01907-1395
(781) 598-3700

     

Asst. Secretary  

Sandra R. Makkar, DDS
85 Constitution Ln #200D
Danvers, MA 01923
(978) 750-4500

Treasurer

Linda J. Massod, DMD
85 Constitution Ln #1A
Danvers, MA 01923
(978) 774-4505

Asst. Treasurer  

Meng-Chieh Lee, DDS
100 Cummings Center #128Q
Beverly, MA 01915
(978) 232-9003

     

Editor

Jeffrey R. Dornbush, DDS
210 Humphrey St #103
Marblehead, MA 01945-1661
(781) 639-0700

Asst. Editor

Michael J. Costello, DMD
4293 Humphrey St
Swampscott, MA 01907
(781) 599-8300

 
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