2017 Continuing Education

The Massachusetts Dental Society offers a wide array of lectures and hands-on continuing education classes for dental professionals at our headquarters in Southborough for our members and their staff to help them fulfill the continuing education needs.

Why Come to Yankee Institute?

Yankee Institute offers a variety of continuing education courses to both meet your BORID requirements and keep you up-to-date on hot topics in dentistry. When you take a CE course, you’ll receive personalized attention in a small class setting to ensure that you have the best possible learning experience.

Attending Yankee Institute is easy—just choose your classes from the course catalog and register online! MDS members and staff can attend for discounted rates.

Seminars Listed by Month

SEMINARS OFFERED IN MARCH

Accounts Receivable Program
Thursday, March 30, April 6, 13, 20, 2017
Registration: 5:00-5:30 p.m., Seminar: 5:30 p.m.
Lecture
Audience: Assistant, Dentist, Hygienist, Office Staff

Valuing or Purchasing an Existing Dental Practice
Friday, March 31, 2017
Registration: 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Seminar: 12:00 noon
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Dental Student



SEMINARS OFFERED IN APRIL

Red, White and Blue Lesions of the Oral Cavity
Friday, April 7, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture
Audience: Assistant, Dentist, Hygienist

Pain Management for the Dentist
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Login: 11:45 am, Seminar: 12:00-1:00 pm
Webinar
Audience: Dentist



SEMINARS OFFERED IN MAY

Complications with Implant-Assisted Overdentures
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture
Audience: Dentist

The Modern Rules of HIPAA and Email
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Login: 11:45 am, Seminar: 12:00-1:00 pm
Registration opens Wednesday, April 13, 2017
Webinar
Audience: Dentist, Office Staff

Radiology Certification Program
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Registration: 7:30-8:00 a.m., Seminar: 8:00 a.m.
Lecture/Hands-On
Audience: Assistant, Hygienist

Steve Stone, DMD 25th Annual Program of Continuing Education for the Allied Dental Health Professional Breakfast and Learn
Why a Dental Professional Needs to Start with a Good Back
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture
Audience: Assistant, Dentist, Hygienist, Office Staff

Employment Practices in the Clinical Setting

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Registration: 4:30-5:00 p.m., Seminar: 5:00 p.m.
Lecture
Audience: Assistant, Dentist, Hygienist, Office Staff

Old Dogs, New Tricks: Utilizing Restorative Materials in a Modern Dental Practice
Friday, May 12, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture
Audience: Dentist

Management of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Registration: 5:00-5:30 p.m., Seminar: 5:30 p.m.
Lecture
Audience: Assistant, Dentist, Hygienist, Office Staff

Restorative Endodontics, A Modern Standard of Care for Long-Term Success
Friday, May 19, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Hands-On
Audience: Dentist



SEMINARS OFFERED IN JUNE

Human Resource Management Program
Monday, June 5, 12, 19, 26, 2017
Registration: 4:30-5:00 p.m., Seminar: 5:00 p.m.
Lecture
Audience: Assistant, Dentist, Hygienist, Office Staff

Risk Management: A Broad-Based Approach
Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture
Audience: Assistant, Dentist, Hygienist, Office Staff



SEMINARS OFFERED IN JULY

So, They’re Not Paying . . . When and How to Seek Collection Help
Wednesday, July 7, 2017
Login: 11:45 am, Seminar: 12:00-1:00 pm
Registration opens Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Webinar
Audience: Dentist, Office Staff



SEMINARS OFFERED IN SEPTEMBER

Implementing the Right Dental Laser Into Your Practice
Friday, September 1, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Hands-On
Audience: Dentist

Preparing to Purchase a Dental Practice
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Login: 11:45 am, Seminar: 12:00-1:00 pm
Registration opens Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Webinar
Audience: Dentist, Dental Student

Radiology Certification Program
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Registration: 8:00-8:30 a.m., Seminar: 8:30 a.m.
Lecture/Hands-On
Audience: Assistant, Hygienist

Front Office Management
Tuesday, September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 2017
Registration: 5:00-5:30 p.m., Seminar: 5:30 p.m.
Lecture
Audience: Assistant, dentist, Hygienist, Office Staff

Ethics, Obligations, and Exposures for the Dental Professional (Holyoke)

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Registration: 1:30-2:00 p.m., Seminar: 2:00 p.m.
Lecture
Audience: Assistant, Dentist, Hygienist, Office Staff


SEMINARS OFFERED IN OCTOBER

Grand Slam Restorative Dentistry
Friday, October 13, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture
Audience: Dentist

American Heart Association: BLS for Healthcare Providers
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Registration: 7:30-8:00 a.m., Seminar: 8:00 a.m.
Workshop
Audience: Assistant, Dentist, Hygienist

CPR, Infection Control, and Pain Management Package
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Registration: 7:30-8:00 a.m., Seminar: 8:00 a.m.
Workshop/Lecture
Audience: Dentist

CPR, Infection Control Package
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Registration: 7:30-8:00 a.m., Seminar: 8:00 a.m.
Workshop/Lecture
Audience: Assistant, Dentist, Hygienist

Infection Prevention and Control: 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Registration: 11:30-12:00 noon, Seminar: 12:00 noon
Lecture
Audience: Assistant, Dentist, Hygienist

Pain Management for the Dentist
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Registration: 2:00-2:30 p.m., Seminar: 2:30 p.m.
Lecture
Audience: Dentist

Dental Insurance 101
Thursday, October 19, 26, 2017
Registration: 5:00-5:30 p.m., Seminar: 5:30 p.m.
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Office Staff

Building Your First Dental Practice
Friday, October 27, 2017
Registration: 11:30-12:00 p.m., Seminar: 12:00 p.m.
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Dental Student


SEMINARS OFFERED IN NOVEMBER

When, Why, and How to Biopsy Oral Lesions
Friday, November 3, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture
Audience:  Assistant, Dentist, Hygienist


Seminars for Dentists

Accounts Receivable Program
Thursday, March 30, April 6, 13, 20, 2017
Registration: 5:00-5:30 p.m., Seminar: 5:30 p.m.
Lecture

Valuing or Purchasing an Existing Dental Practice
Friday, March 31, 2017
Registration: 11:30-12:00 p.m., Seminar: 12:00 p.m.
Lecture

Red, White and Blue Lesions of the Oral Cavity
Friday, April 7, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture

Pain Management for the Dentist
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Login: 11:45 am, Seminar: 12:00-1:00 pm
Registration opens Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Webinar

Complications with Implant-Assisted Overdentures
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture

The Modern Rules of HIPAA and Email
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Login: 11:45 am, Seminar: 12:00-1:00 pm
Registration opens Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Webinar

Steve Stone, DMD 25th Annual Program of Continuing Education for the Allied Dental Health Professional Breakfast and Learn
Why a Dental Professional Needs to Start with a Good Back
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture

Employment Practices in the Clinical Setting

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Registration: 4:30-5:00 p.m., Seminar: 5:00 p.m.
Lecture

Old Dogs, New Tricks: Utilizing Restorative Materials in a Modern Dental Practice
Friday, May 12, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture

Management of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Registration: 5:00-5:30 p.m., Seminar: 5:30 p.m.
Lecture

Restorative Endodontics, A Modern Standard of Care for Long-Term Success
Friday, May 19, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Hands-On

Human Resource Management Program
Monday, June 5, 12, 19, 26, 2017 
Registration: 4:30-5:00 p.m., Seminar: 5:00 p.m.
Lecture

Risk Management: A Broad-Based Approach
Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture

So, They’re Not Paying . . . When and How to Seek Collection Help
Wednesday, July 7, 2017
Login: 11:45 am, Seminar: 12:00-1:00 pm
Registration opens Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Webinar

Implementing the Right Dental Laser Into Your Practice
Friday, September 1, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Hands-On

Preparing to Purchase a Dental Practice
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Login: 11:45 am, Seminar: 12:00-1:00 pm
Registration Opens Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Webinar

Front Office Management
Tuesday, September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 2017
Registration: 5:00-5:30 p.m., Seminar: 5:30 p.m.
Lecture

Ethics, Obligations and Exposures for the Dental Professional (Holyoke)

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Registration: 1:30-2:00 p.m., Seminar: 2:00 p.m.
Lecture

Grand Slam Restorative Dentistry
Friday, October 13, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture

American Heart Association: BLS for Healthcare Providers

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Registration: 7:30-8:00 a.m., Seminar: 8:00 a.m.
Workshop

CPR, Infection Control, and Pain Management Package
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Registration: 7:30-8:00 a.m., Seminar: 8:00 a.m.
Workshop/Lecture

CPR, Infection Control Package
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Registration: 7:30-8:00 a.m., Seminar: 8:00 a.m.
Workshop/Lecture

Infection Prevention and Control: 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Registration: 11:30-12:00 p.m., Seminar: 12:00 p.m.
Lecture

Pain Management for the Dentist
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Registration: 2:00-2:30 p.m., Seminar: 2:30 p.m.
Lecture

Dental Insurance 101
Thursday, October 19, 26, 2017
Registration: 5:00-5:30 p.m., Seminar: 5:30 p.m.
Lecture

Building Your First Dental Practice
Friday, October 27, 2017
Registration: 11:30-12:00 p.m., Seminar: 12:00 p.m.
Lecture

When, Why and How to Biopsy Oral Lesions
Friday, November 3, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture


Seminars for Hygenists

Accounts Receivable Program
Thursday, March 30, April 6, 13, 20, 2017
Registration: 5:00-5:30 p.m., Seminar: 5:30 p.m.
Lecture

Red, White and Blue Lesions of the Oral Cavity
Friday, April 7, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture

Radiology Certification Program
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Registration: 7:30-8:00 a.m., Seminar: 8:00 a.m.
Lecture/Hands-On

Steve Stone, DMD 25th Annual Program of Continuing Education for the Allied Dental Health Professional Breakfast and Learn
Why a Dental Professional Needs to Start with a Good Back
Sunday, May 7, at 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture

Employment Practices in the Clinical Setting

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Registration: 4:30-5:00 p.m., Seminar: 5:00 p.m.
Lecture

Management of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Registration: 5:00-5:30 p.m., Seminar: 5:30 p.m.
Lecture

Human Resource Management Program
Monday, June 5, 2017
Registration: 4:30-5:00 p.m., Seminar: 5:00 p.m.
Lecture

Risk Management: A Broad-Based Approach
Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture

Radiology Certification Program
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Registration: 8:00-8:30 a.m., Seminar: 8:30 a.m.
Lecture/Hands-On

Front Office Management
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Registration: 5:00-5:30 p.m., Seminar: 5:30 p.m.
Lecture

Ethics, Obligations and Exposures for the Dental Professional (Holyoke)

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Registration: 1:30-2:00 p.m., Seminar: 2:00 p.m.
Lecture

American Heart Association: BLS for Healthcare Providers

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Registration: 7:30-8:00 a.m., Seminar: 8:00 a.m.
Workshop

CPR, Infection Control Package
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Registration: 7:30-8:00 a.m., Seminar: 8:00 a.m.
Workshop/Lecture

Infection Prevention and Control: 2017
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Registration: 11:30-12:00 p.m., Seminar: 12:00 p.m.
Lecture

When, Why and How to Biopsy Oral Lesions
Friday, November 3, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture



Seminars for Assistants

Accounts Receivable Program
Thursday, March 30, April 6, 13, 20, 2017
Registration: 5:00-5:30 p.m., Seminar: 5:30 p.m.
Lecture

Red, White and Blue Lesions of the Oral Cavity
Friday, April 7, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture

Radiology Certification Program
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Registration: 7:30-8:00 a.m., Seminar: 8:00 a.m.
Lecture/Hands-On

Steve Stone, DMD 25th Annual Program of Continuing Education for the Allied Dental Health Professional Breakfast and Learn
Why a Dental Professional Needs to Start with a Good Back
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture

Employment Practices in the Clinical Setting

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Registration: 4:30-5:00 p.m., Seminar: 5:00 p.m.
Lecture

Management of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Registration: 5:00-5:30 p.m., Seminar: 5:30 p.m.
Lecture

Human Resource Management Program
Monday, June 5, 12, 19, 16, 2017 
Registration: 4:30-5:00 p.m., Seminar: 5:00 p.m.
Lecture

Risk Management: A Broad-Based Approach
Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture

Radiology Certification Program
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Registration: 8:00-8:30 a.m., Seminar: 8:30 a.m.
Lecture/Hands-On

Front Office Management
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Registration: 5:00-5:30 p.m., Seminar: 5:30 p.m.
Lecture

Ethics, Obligations and Exposures for the Dental Professional (Holyoke)

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Registration: 1:30-2:00 p.m., Seminar: 2:00 p.m.
Lecture

American Heart Association: BLS for Healthcare Providers

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Registration: 7:30-8:00 a.m., Seminar: 8:00 a.m.
Workshop

CPR, Infection Control Package
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Registration: 7:30-8:00 a.m., Seminar: 8:00 a.m.
Workshop/Lecture

Infection Prevention and Control: 2017
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Registration: 11:30-12:00 p.m., Seminar: 12:00 p.m.
Lecture

When, Why and How to Biopsy Oral Lesions
Friday, November 3, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture


Seminars for Office Staff

Accounts Receivable Program
Thursday, March 30, April 6, 13, 20, 2017
Registration: 5:00-5:30 p.m., Seminar: 5:30 p.m.
Lecture

The Modern Rules of HIPAA and Email
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Login: 11:45 am, Seminar: 12:00-1:00 pm
Registration opens Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Webinar

Steve Stone, DMD 25th Annual Program of Continuing Education for the Allied Dental Health Professional Breakfast and Learn
Why a Dental Professional Needs to Start with a Good Back
Sunday, May 7, at 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture

Employment Practices in the Clinical Setting

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Registration: 4:30-5:00 p.m., Seminar: 5:00 p.m.
Lecture

Management of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Registration: 5:00-5:30 p.m., Seminar: 5:30 p.m.
Lecture

Human Resource Management Program
Monday, June 5, 12, 19, 16, 2017 
Registration: 4:30-5:00 p.m., Seminar: 5:00 p.m.
Lecture

Risk Management: A Broad-Based Approach
Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017
Registration: 8:30-9:00 a.m., Seminar: 9:00 a.m.
Lecture

So, They’re Not Paying . . . When and How to Seek Collection Help
Wednesday, July 7, 2017
Login: 11:45 am, Seminar: 12:00-1:00 pm
Registration opens Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Webinar

Front Office Management
Tuesday, September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 2017
Registration: 5:00-5:30 p.m., Seminar: 5:30 p.m.
Lecture

Ethics, Obligations and Exposures for the Dental Professional (Holyoke)

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Registration: 1:30-2:00 p.m., Seminar: 2:00 p.m.
Lecture

Dental Insurance 101
Thursday, October 19, 26, 2017
Registration: 5:00-5:30 p.m., Seminar: 5:30 p.m.
Lecture

Seminars for Dental Students

Preparing to Purchase a Dental Practice
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Login: 11:45 am, Seminar: 12:00-1:00 pm
Registration opens Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Webinar

Building Your First Dental Practice
Friday, October 27, 2017
Registration: 11:30-12:00 p.m., Seminar: 12:00 p.m.
Lecture