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Dr. Stephen Ossen

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ADA Encourages Vaccine


ADA strongly encourages COVID-19 vaccination among dental professionals

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Welcome to the Ninth District Dental Association

The Ninth District Dental Society was formed in 1909 and renamed to the Ninth District Dental Association in 2002. We have a membership of over 1500 dentists in 5 counties: Westchester, Rockland, Dutchess, Orange and Putnam.

In its quest to serve both the public and the profession, the Ninth District embodies the highest ideals.

The mission of the 9th District Dental Association is to serve and support its members and the public by improving the oral health of our community through Advocacy, Continuing Education and Camaraderie.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

We are posting Dr. B. J. Mistry's Yoga Stretches and Breathing Techniques presentation - "Yoga Stretches & Mindfulness Breathing: Manage Stress-Burnout & Skeletal-Muscular Problems"!  Take a break and a breath:


Latest News Around the Tripartite

ADA supports Student Loan Interest Deduction Act of 2021

New dentists have an average of nearly $305,000 in educational debt when they graduate

ADA supports Student Loan Interest Deduction Act of 2021

An ADA letter to Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., said the Association supports HR 4726, the Student Loan Interest Deduction Act of 2021, which would increase the student-loan interest deduction from $2,500 to $5,000 and remove income limits so borrowers living in high-cost areas can receive the benefit, ADA News reported. ADA President Cesar R. Sabates, D.D.S., and Executive Director Raymond A. Cohlmia, D.D.S., wrote that new dentists have an average of nearly $305,000 in educational debt when they graduate, which can be a financial burden, especially for those who have nonpaying or low-paying residencies. The letter said while HR 4726 will not replace comprehensive student-loan reform, "making that debt more manageable will help offset the unprecedented financial challenges these essential health care providers face at graduation."

Full Story: ADA News (6/7)


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