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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.

Have Fun Bowling and Socializing with Other New Dentists!

Don't Forget to Register!! OPEN TO ALL NEW DENTISTS!

New Dentist
Bowling Event!
Thursday, February 29th

47 Tarrytown Road
White Plains, NY 10607

A FREE fun event, enjoy laughs bowling and food and drinks!
Come mingle and meet other 9th District New Dentists!
Please spread the word to other new dentists.


Bank of America, Practice Solutions

Hudson Financial Group

To Register call HQ at 914-747-1199

We Hope to See You There!!

Lana Hashim, DDS
Chair, New Dentist Committee

Duraid Sahawneh, DDS
9th District President

And don't forget to save the date:  Thursday - May 2, 2024 will be this year's Frills & Drills Event which will be held at St. Andrew's Golf Club in Hastings, NY - Watch for Details!

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NY-9DDS - Web & In-Person – “Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation with Defibrillator”

  • Thu, Feb 22, 2024 | 6:00 PM - Thu, Feb 22, 2024 | 8:00 PM
  • Location: Online & In-Person at Blythedale Children’s Hospital
  • Address: 95 Bradhurst St, Valhalla, NY
  • Contact: Diane Darby
  • Email:
  • How to find us: On-Line Module must be complete prior to in-person session at Blythedale Main Phone Number is: 914-592-7555
  • Website:
  • Phone: 914-747-1199

“Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation with Defibrillator”
   3 MCE Credits / 2-Year Certification
American Heart Association


CPR Courses continue to be both online and in-person. The in-person portion is held at The Blythedale Children’s Hospital at 95 Bradhurst Avenue, Valhalla, NY 10595 (914-592-7555).

You MUST complete the online module, print out the certificate of completion, and BRING that with you to the in-person skills assessment session. Upon successful completion, you will be provided access to download and print your 2-year certification e-card.

1. There is free parking right outside the building.
2. You will enter the lobby and then go to security and let them know you are here for CPR. You will be directed into the board room, which is right off the lobby, behind the security desk.
3. Skills Sessions will run approximately 45- 60 mins.
4. Wearing a mask is optional but may be required depending on infectious rates in the community.
5. Please note, although you are entering the hospital you will not be going past the lobby so there is no concern of patient exposure on the units or within the hospital.

Synopsis: BLS for healthcare providers. Adult, Child, and Infant CPR. Conscious and unconscious choking. Use of Automated External Defibrillator machine (AED). Use of breathing barrier devices. New York State now requires all dentists to maintain CPR certification. This is a two-year certification. This course meets this requirement.

Maximum of 10 participants per class (No Walk-Ins)