Yankee Institute

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 JUNE

Adhesive Dentistry and Bioactive Materials
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Registration: 5:30-6:00 pm, Seminar: 6:00 pm
Hands-On
Audience: Dentist

Risk Management: A Broad-Based Approach
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Registration: 8:30-9:00 am, Seminar: 9:00 am
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

Wow Factor: A Potpourri of Tips and Tricks All Dental Professionals Must Know
Wednesday. June 20, 2018
Registration: 10:00-10:30 am, Seminar: 10:30 am
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

Recipe for Patients' Acceptance
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Registration: 1:30-2:00 pm, Seminar: 2:00 pm
Workshop
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist, Office Staff

Wow Factor & Patient's Acceptance Package Program
Wednesday, June, 2018
Registration: 10:00-10:30 am, Seminar: 10:30 am
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

SEMINARS OFFERED IN SEPTEMBER

The Art and Science of Tooth Whitening
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Registration: 5:30-6:00 pm, Seminar: 6:00 pm
Hands-On
Audience: Dentist, Hygienist

Front Office Management
Thursday, September 6, 13, 20, 17, 2018
Registration: 5:00-5:30 pm, Seminar: 5:30 pm
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Office Staff

Radiology Certification Program
NEW DATES! Thursday, September 13, & Saturday, September 15, 2018
Registration: 8:00-8:30 am, Seminar: 8:30 am
Lecture/Hands-On
Audience: Assistant, Hygienist

How to Handle the Employee Culture Through the Sale or Purchase of a Practice (Two-Session Program)
Monday, September 24 & October 1, 2018
Registration: 5:00-5:30 pm, Seminar: 5:30 pm
Lecture
Audience: Dentist

Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Dental Practice
Friday, September 28, 2018
Registration: 9:30-10:00 am, Seminar: 10:00 am
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

SEMINARS OFFERED IN OCTOBER

A Growing Epidemic: HPV-Related Head-and-Neck Cancers in All Genders (Holyoke Location)
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Registration: 1:30-2:00 pm, Seminar: 2:00 pm
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

American Heart Association: BLS for Health Care Providers
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Registration: 8:00-8:30 am, Seminar: 8:30 am
Workshop
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

Infection Prevention and Control, CDC & OSHA: “Just Tell Me What I Need to Do!”
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Registration: 11:30 am-12:00 pm, Seminar: 12:00 pm
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

Pain Management for the Dentist
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Registration: 2:00-2:30 pm, Seminar: 2:30 pm
Lecture
Audience: Dentist

CPR and Infection Control Package
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Registration: 8:00-8:30 am, Seminar: 8:30 am
Workshop & Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

CPR, Infection Control, and Pain Management Package
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Registration: 8:00-8:30 am, Seminar: 8:30 am
Workshop & Lecture
Audience: Dentist

Dental Insurance 101
Thursday, October 18 & 25, 2018
Registration: 5:00-5:30 pm, Seminar: 5:30 pm
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Office Staff

Preparing to Sell or Purchase a Dental Practice
Friday, October 26, 2018
Registration: 11:30 am-12:00 pm, Seminar: 12:00 pm
Lecture
Audience: Dentist

Seminars for Dentists


Adhesive Dentistry and Bioactive Materials
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Registration: 5:30-6:00 pm, Seminar: 6:00 pm
Hands-On

Audience: Dentist

Risk Management: A Broad-Based Approach
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Registration: 8:30-9:00 am, Seminar: 9:00 am
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

Wow Factor: A Potpourri of Tips and Tricks All Dental Professionals Must Know
Wednesday. June 20, 2018
Registration: 10:00-10:30 am, Seminar: 10:30 am
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

Recipe for Patient's Acceptance
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Registration: 1:30-2:00 pm, Seminar: 2:00 pm
Workshop
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist, Office Staff

Wow Factor & Patient's Acceptance Package Program
Wednesday, June, 2018
Registration: 10:00-10:30 am, Seminar: 10:30 am
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

The Art and Science of Tooth Whitening
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Registration: 5:30-6:00 pm, Seminar: 6:00 pm
Hands-On
Audience: Dentist, Hygienist

Front Office Management
Thursday, September 6, 13, 20, 17, 2018
Registration: 5:00-5:30 pm, Seminar: 5:30 pm
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Office Staff

How to Handle the Employee Culture Through the Sale or Purchase of a Practice (Two-Session Program)
Monday, September 24 & October 1, 2018
Registration: 5:00-5:30 pm, Seminar: 5:30 pm
Lecture
Audience: Dentist

Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Dental Practice
Friday, September 28, 2018
Registration: 9:30-10:00 am, Seminar: 10:00 am
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

A Growing Epidemic: HPV-Related Head-and-Neck Cancers in All Genders (Holyoke Location)
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Registration: 1:30-2:00 pm, Seminar: 2:00 pm
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

American Heart Association: BLS for Health Care Providers
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Registration: 8:00-8:30 am, Seminar: 8:30 am
Workshop
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

Infection Prevention and Control, CDC & OSHA: “Just Tell Me What I Need to Do!”
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Registration: 11:30 am-12:00 pm, Seminar: 12:00 pm
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

Pain Management for the Dentist
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Registration: 2:00-2:30 pm, Seminar: 2:30 pm
Lecture
Audience: Dentist

CPR and Infection Control Package
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Registration: 8:00-8:30 am, Seminar: 8:30 am
Workshop & Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

CPR, Infection Control, and Pain Management Package
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Registration: 8:00-8:30 am, Seminar: 8:30 am
Workshop & Lecture
Audience: Dentist

Dental Insurance 101
Thursday, October 18 & 25, 2018
Registration: 5:00-5:30 pm, Seminar: 5:30 pm
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Office Staff

Preparing to Sell or Purchase a Dental Practice
Friday, October 26, 2018
Registration: 11:30 am-12:00 pm, Seminar: 12:00 pm
Lecture
Audience: Dentist


Seminars for Hygenists


Risk Management: A Broad-Based Approach
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Registration: 8:30-9:00 am, Seminar: 9:00 am
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

Wow Factor: A Potpourri of Tips and Tricks All Dental Professionals Must Know
Wednesday. June 20, 2018
Registration: 10:00-10:30 am, Seminar: 10:30 am
Lecture
Audience: Assistant, Hygienist

Recipe for Patient's Acceptance
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Registration: 1:30-2:00 pm, Seminar: 2:00 pm
Workshop
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist, Office Staff

Wow Factor & Patient's Acceptance Package Program
Wednesday, June, 2018
Registration: 10:00-10:30 am, Seminar: 10:30 am
Lecture
Audience: Assistant, Hygienist

Radiology Certification Program
NEW DATES! Thursday, September 13, & Saturday, September 15, 2018
Registration: 8:00-8:30 am, Seminar: 8:30 am
Lecture/Hands-On
Audience: Assistant, Hygienist

Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Dental Practice
Friday, September 28, 2018
Registration: 9:30-10:00 am, Seminar: 10:00 am
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

A Growing Epidemic: HPV- Related Head-and-Neck Cancers in All Genders (Holyoke Location)
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Registration: 1:30-2:00 pm, Seminar: 2:00 pm
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

American Heart Association: BLS for Health Care Providers
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Registration: 8:00-8:30 am, Seminar: 8:30 am
Workshop
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

Infection Prevention and Control, CDC & OSHA: “Just Tell Me What I Need to Do!”
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Registration: 11:30 am-12:00 pm, Seminar: 12:00 pm
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

CPR, Infection Control Package
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Registration: 8:00-8:30 am, Seminar: 8:30 am
Workshop & Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

Seminars for Assistants


Risk Management: A Broad-Based Approach
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Registration: 8:30-9:00 am, Seminar: 9:00 am
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

Wow Factor: A Potpourri of Tips and Tricks All Dental Professionals Must Know
Wednesday. June 20, 2018
Registration: 10:00-10:30 am, Seminar: 10:30 am
Lecture
Audience: Assistant, Hygienist

Recipe for Patient's Acceptance
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Registration: 1:30-2:00 pm, Seminar: 2:00 pm
Workshop
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist, Office Staff

Wow Factor & Patient's Acceptance Package Program
Wednesday, June, 2018
Registration: 10:00-10:30 am, Seminar: 10:30 am
Lecture
Audience: Assistant, Hygienist

Radiology Certification Program
NEW DATES! Thursday, September 13, and  Saturday, September 15, 2018
Registration: 8:00-8:30 am, Seminar: 8:30 am
Lecture/Hands-On
Audience: Assistant, Hygienist

Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Dental Practice
Friday, September 28, 2018
Registration: 9:30-10:00 am, Seminar: 10:00 am
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

A Growing Epidemic: HPV- Related Head-and-Neck Cancers in All Genders (Holyoke Location)
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Registration: 1:30-2:00 pm, Seminar: 2:00 pm
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

American Heart Association: BLS for Health Care Providers
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Registration: 8:00-8:30 am, Seminar: 8:30 am
Workshop
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

Infection Prevention and Control, CDC & OSHA: “Just Tell Me What I Need to Do!”
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Registration: 11:30 am-12:00 pm, Seminar: 12:00 pm
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist

CPR, Infection Control Package
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Registration: 8:00-8:30 am, Seminar: 8:30 am
Workshop & Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist


Seminars for Office Staff


Recipe for Patient's Acceptance
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Registration: 1:30-2:00 pm, Seminar: 2:00 pm
Workshop
Audience: Dentist, Assistant, Hygienist, Office Staff

Front Office Management
Thursday, September 6, 13, 20, & 17, 2018
Registration: 5:00-5:30 pm, Seminar: 5:30 pm
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Office Staff

Dental Insurance 101
Thursday, October 18 & 25, 2018
Registration: 5:00-5:30 pm, Seminar: 5:30 pm
Lecture
Audience: Dentist, Office Staff