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Welcome to the Northwest Dental Society!

The Northwest Dental Society (NWDS) is a non-profit professional organization for member dentists in the following counties: Andrews, Atchison, Buchanan, Caldwell, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Holt, Livingston, Mercer, Nodaway and Worth.

NWDS is a local component of the tripartite association of the Missouri Dental Association and American Dental Association. The NWDS is governed by a Board of Directors and meets annually for a business and continuing education meeting.

Spring Meeting

March 18, 2022

In conjunction with GKCDS CE Event – details TBD

Fall Meeting

September 23 

In conjunction with GKCDS CE Event - Details TBD

2022 Continuing Education

In 2022 the Northwest Dental Society will be teaming with the Kansas City to share CE. Our business meeting will be held in conjunction with the Kansas Dental Society CE Meetings. For more info about the upcoming speakers and courses, click here.

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The Northwest Dental Society is an ADA CERP recognized provider approved by the MDA. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. The Southeast Dental Society designates this activity for 3 continuing education credits.