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For our Special CE Event May 20th, Learning from Tragedy in East Texas

This special meeting will be in a unique format. We will have specially qualified speakers to present on de-escalation and police intervention, active shooter training, and trauma therapy. An open panel Q&A will follow the presentations. 

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For our Annual Golf Outing and Opioid Lecture

This course will cover safe & effective pain management strategies related to the prescription of opioids and other controlled substances, including standards of care for daily practice, identifying drug-seeking behaviors and use of the PMPAware database, and communication strategies for patient management. Pharmacology, relevant drug interactions, and case management will also be covered.

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Welcome to the East Texas Dental Society!

We represent the 3rd District of the Texas Dental Association. East Texas Dental Society provides opportunities for professional growth and development and promotes the ethical practice of dentistry. We strive to be a strong advocate of dentists’ rights.

Currently, the East Texas Dental Society has over 300 members practicing in the counties of Angelina, Camp, Cherokee, Gregg, Harrison, Marion, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith, Upshur, and Van Zandt. As you can see, our district is one of the largest in the state, encompassing over 12 counties and 10,886 square miles, providing a varied and diverse membership.

Annually, the East Texas Dental Society provides approximately 28 hours of quality continuing education brought to you in a convenient and cost-efficient manner. We are an Academy of General Dentistry approved program provider.

Please feel free to peruse our site for more information about upcoming CE courses, our board members, and other news.  If you are not a member of the ETDS, work in our District, and would like to become a member please feel free to contact our Executive Director.  Likewise, If you’re a member and have any questions and concerns, please feel free to contact us using our contact form on the Contact page.