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State Board Meetings - 2023

New York State Education Department
1411 Broadway, 10th floor, Regents Room
New York, NY 10018

  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Report of the Immediate Past Chairperson
  • Report of the Chairperson
  • Report of the Vice Chairperson
  • Report of the Executive Secretary
  • Approval of September 9th, 2022 Minutes
  • Committee Reports:
    • Web page (Dr. Kye, Chair)
    • Legislative Review (Mr. Rayman, Chair)
    • Scope of Practice (Ms. Carhart, Chair)
    • Committee on Corporate Practice (Dr. Robertson, Chair)
    • Anesthesia (Dr. Kosinski, Chair)
    • Practical Review of Dental Regulations (Dr. Cassata, Chair)
    • Licensure (Dr. Chu, Chair)
    • Dental Assistant Laws, Rules & Reg’s (Ms. Hamm, Chair)
    • Tele-dentistry (Dr. Salgado-Parilla, Chair)
    • Special Needs Dentistry (Dr. Chu, Chair)
    • AADB (Dr. Haberman, Chair)
    • CDCA (Mr. Rayman, Chair)
    • ADEX (Mr. Rayman, Chair)
    • Wellness (Dr. Cassata, Chair)
  • Old Business
    • Sleep Apnea Practice Guideline
  • New Business
    • Dental Assistant Shortage (Dr. Cooperman, Guest)
    • Massachusetts Insurance Reform
  • Future Meeting Date
  • Executive Session – Discipline (Dr. Cassata)
  • Adjourn
State Board Meetings - 2022

Saratoga Hilton Ballroom
534 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Report of the Chairperson
  • Report of the Vice Chairperson
  • Report of the Executive Secretary
  • Approval of January 12, 2022 Minutes
  • Committee Reports:
    • Web page (Dr. Kye, Chair)
    • Legislative Review (Mr. Rayman, Chair)
    • Scope of Practice (Ms. Carhart, Chair)
    • Committee on Corporate Practice (Dr. Robertson, Chair)
    • Anesthesia (Dr. Kosinski, Chair)
    • Practical Review of Dental Regulations (Dr. Cassata, Chair)
    • Licensure (Dr. Seidberg, Chair)
    • Dental Assistant Laws, Rules & Reg's (Ms. Hamm, Chair)
    • Tele-dentistry (Drs. Salgado and Seidberg, Co-Chairs)
    • Special Needs Dentistry (Dr. Chu, Chair)
    • CDCA (Mr. Rayman, Chair)
    • ADEX (Dr. Seidberg)
    • Wellness (Dr. Cassata, Chair)
  • Old Business
    • Radiation Update
  • New Business
    • COVID Updates
    • Dentistry Board Members Only SharePoint website
    • Bleaching/Teeth Whitening
  • Future Meeting Date
  • Executive Session – Discipline (Dr. Kosinski, Chair)
  • Adjourn

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/98458413401?pwd=NDdjaTlYbXQzYnZmejdrZ292ZGpBZz09

  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Report of the Chairperson
  • Report of the Vice Chairperson
  • Report of the Executive Secretary
  • Approval of September 24, 2021 Minutes
  • Committee Reports:
    • Web page (Dr. Kye, Chair)
    • Legislative Review (Mr. Rayman, Chair)
    • Scope of Practice (Ms. Carhart, Chair)
    • Committee on Corporate Practice (Dr. Robertson, Chair)
    • Anesthesia (Dr. Kosinski, Chair)
      • Sedation Programs
    • Practical Review of Dental Regulations (Dr. Cassata, Chair)
    • Licensure (Dr. Seidberg, Chair)
    • Dental Assistant Laws, Rules & Reg's (Ms. Hamm, Chair)
    • Tele-dentistry (Drs. Salgado and Seidberg, Co-Chairs)
    • Special Needs Dentistry (Dr. Chu, Chair)
    • CDCA (Mr. Rayman, Chair)
    • ADEX (Dr. Seidberg)
    • Wellness (Dr. Cassata, Chair)
  • Old Business
    • Radiation Update
  • New Business
    • COVID Update
  • Future Meeting Date
  • Executive Session – Discipline (Dr. Kosinski, Chair)
  • Adjourn

Columbia University College of Dental Medicine Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center
104 Haven Avenue Room 404/405
New York, NY 10032

Columbia University requires that all visitors must complete a health screening form and bring proof of Covid-19 vaccination. You can find the required form on their website.

Please bring both the completed form and proof of vaccination with you if you will be attending the meeting.

  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Report of the Chairperson
  • Report of the Vice Chairperson
  • Report of the Executive Secretary
  • Approval of June 10, 2022 Minutes
  • Committee Reports:
    • Web page (Dr. Kye, Chair)
    • Legislative Review (Mr. Rayman, Chair)
    • Scope of Practice (Ms. Carhart, Chair)
    • Committee on Corporate Practice (Dr. Robertson, Chair)
    • Anesthesia (Dr. Kosinski, Chair)
    • Practical Review of Dental Regulations (Dr. Cassata, Chair)
    • Licensure (Dr. Seidberg, Chair)
    • Dental Assistant Laws, Rules & Reg's (Ms. Hamm, Chair)
    • Tele-dentistry (Drs. Salgado and Seidberg, Co-Chairs)
    • Special Needs Dentistry (Dr. Chu, Chair)
    • CDCA (Mr. Rayman, Chair)
    • ADEX (Dr. Seidberg)
    • Wellness (Dr. Cassata, Chair)
  • Old Business
    • Bleaching/Teeth Whitening
  • New Business
    • Dental Labs
    • Sleep Apnea Practice Guideline
  • Future Meeting Date
  • Executive Session – Discipline (Dr. Robertson)
  • Adjourn
State Board Meetings - 2021

Please email the Dental Board Office at DENTBD@NYSED.GOV for the link if you would like to attend this Board Meeting

  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Report of the Chairperson
  • Report of the Vice Chairperson
  • Report of the Executive Secretary
  • Approval of May 14, 2021 Minutes
  • Lead shielding in dental X-rays - Robert Pizzutiello, FACR, FAAPM, FACMP
  • Committee Reports:
    • Web page (Dr. Kye, Chair)
    • Legislative Review (Mr. Rayman, Chair)
    • Scope of Practice (Dr. Reisman, Chair)
    • Committee on Corporate Practice (Dr. Robertson, Chair)
    • Anesthesia (Dr. Kosinski, Chair)
    • Practical Review of Dental Regulations (Dr. Cassata, Chair)
    • Licensure (Dr. Seidberg, Chair)
    • Dental Assistant Laws, Rules & Reg’s (Ms. Hamm, Chair)
    • Tele-dentistry (Drs. Salgado and Seidberg, Co-Chairs)
    • Special Needs Dentistry
    • CDCA (Mr. Rayman, Chair)
    • ADEX (Dr. Seidberg)
    • Wellness (Dr. Cassata, Chair)
  • Old Business
    • AADB Update
  • New Business
    • National Board Exam update
    • New York State’s Health and Essential Rights Act (HERO Act)
  • Future Meeting Date – January 2022
  • Executive Session – Discipline (Dr. Kosinski, Chair)
  • Adjourn

Meeting link:
https://meetnydirect.webex.com/meetnydirect/j.php?MTID=m8fee6da15ed923c737c4b08a0fcd4b8d

Meeting number:
177 410 9104

Password:
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Join by phone
1-518-549-0500 Local
Access code: 177 410 9104

Friday, May 14, 2021, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


  • Welcome & Introductions
  • OP Modernization Project Update - Heather Klusendorf
  • Report of the Chairperson
  • Report of the Vice Chairperson
  • Report of the Executive Secretary
  • Approval of January 22, 2021 Minutes
  • Committee Reports:
    • Web page (Dr. Kye, Chair)
    • Legislative Review (Mr. Rayman, Chair)
    • Scope of Practice (Dr. Reisman, Chair)
    • Committee on Corporate Practice (Dr. Robertson, Chair)
    • Anesthesia (Dr. Kosinski, Chair)
    • Practical Review of Dental Regulations (Dr. Cassata, Chair)
    • Licensure (Dr. Seidberg, Chair)
    • Dental Assistant Laws, Rules & Reg’s (Ms. Hamm, Chair)
    • Tele-dentistry (Drs. Salgado and Seidberg, Co-Chairs)
    • Special Needs Dentistry (Ms. Haynes, Chair)
    • CDCA (Ms. DeFeo)
    • ADEX (Dr. Seidberg)
    • Wellness (Dr. Cassata, Chair)
  • Old Business
    • AADB
  • New Business
    • Lead Aprons for dental x-rays
    • Bleaching
    • CODA site visits
  • Future Meeting Date – September 2021
  • Executive Session – Discipline (Dr. Kosinski, Chair)
  • Adjourn
  • Welcome & Introductions Hello!
  • Report of the Chairperson
  • Report of the Vice Chairperson
  • Report of the Executive Secretary
  • Approval of September 11, 2020 Minutes
  • OP Modernization Project Update - Heather Klusendorf
  • Committee Reports:
    • Web page (Dr. Philbert, Chair)
    • Legislative Review (Mr. Rayman, Chair)
    • Scope of Practice (Dr. Reisman, Chair)
    • Committee on Corporate Practice (Dr. Speicher, Chair)
    • Anesthesia (Dr. Kosinski)
    • Practical Review of Dental Regulations (Dr. Haberman, Chair)
    • Licensure (Dr. Seidberg, Chair)
    • Dental Assistant Laws, Rules & Reg’s (Ms. Hamm, Chair)
    • Tele-dentistry (Drs. Salgado and Seidberg, Co-Chairs)
    • Special Needs Dentistry (Ms. Haynes, Chair)
    • Wellness (Dr. Cassata, Chair)
    • CDCA (Ms. DeFeo)
    • ADEX (Dr. Seidberg)
    • Scans, Images and Digital Impressions (Dr. Cassata, Chair)
  • Old Business
  • New Business
    • COVID-19 update
  • Future Meeting Date – May 2021
  • Executive Session – Discipline (Dr. Kosinski, Chair)
  • Adjourn
State Board Meetings - 2020

Because of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emergency and State and Federal bans on large meetings or gatherings and pursuant to Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.1 issued on March 12, 2020 suspending the Open Meetings Law, the Board for Dentistry Meeting scheduled for May 8, 2020 will be held electronically via Webex instead of a public meeting open for the public to attend in person. Members of the public may or view the Board meeting by logging into the webinar at https://meetnydirect.webex.com/meetnydirect/j.php?MTID=mb9c6f5f91f8032fc7af41e89f2ec8e74. Minutes of the Board Meeting will transcribed and posted on the State Education Department’s website.

  • Executive Session – Discipline (Dr. Haberman, Chair)
  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Report of the Chairperson
  • Report of the Vice Chairperson
  • Report of the Executive Secretary
  • Approval of January 24, 2020 Minutes
  • Presentation: David Perkins an up-date on the CDCA's development of a simulated carious tooth
  • Committee Reports:
    • Web page (Dr. Philbert, Chair)
    • Legislative Review (Mr. Rayman, Chair)
    • Scope of Practice (Dr. Reisman, Chair)
    • Committee on Corporate Practice (Dr. Speicher, Chair)
    • Anesthesia (Dr. Kosinski)
    • Practical Review of Dental Regulations (Dr. Haberman, Chair)
    • Licensure (Dr. Seidberg, Chair)
    • Dental Assistant Laws, Rules & Reg’s (Ms. Hamm, Chair)
    • Tele-dentistry (Dr. Seidberg, Chair)
    • Special Needs Dentisry (Ms. Haynes, Chair)
    • Wellness (Dr. Cassata,Chair)
    • AADB (Dr. Seidberg)
    • CDCA (Ms. DeFeo)
    • ADEX – (Mr. Rayman)
  • New Business
    • Dental Office Reopening
  • Future Meeting Date – September 2020
  • Adjourn

89 Washington Ave, 2nd Floor
Education Building Room 201
Albany, NY

And via video

New York City, Port Chester, Syracuse, Rochester, ACCES Buffalo

Thursday, March 5, 2020, 9:00 a.m.

Executive Session: 9:00 am - 11:00 a.m.

  • Professional exams
  • Disciplinary and Professional Assistance Program Issues

Public Session: 12:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

  • Welcome and Introduction
  • Review and Approval of November Meeting Minutes
  • Report of the Chairperson
  • Report of the Executive Secretary
  • Nominating Committee
  • Report of MPJE Committee
  • Report on the Part 3
  • Adjourn

New York University College of Dentistry
Executive Conference Room
433 First Avenue, 11th Floor
New York, New York

  • Welcome & Introductions
    • Tour the NYU Oral Health Center for People with Disabilities
    • Discussion on Barriers to Care for People with Disabilities State Dental Director – Dr. Dionne Richardson, Dental Director for Health Insurance Programs – Dr. Michele Griguts, Dental Director for Medicaid – Dr. George Gostling
  • Report of the Chairperson
  • Report of the Vice Chairperson
  • Report of the Executive Secretary
  • Approval of September 20, 2019 Minutes
  • Committee Reports:
    • Web page (Dr. Philbert, Chair)
    • Legislative Review (Mr. Rayman, Chair)
    • Scope of Practice (Dr. Reisman, Chair)
    • Committee on Corporate Practice (Dr. Speicher, Chair)
    • Anesthesia (Dr. Kosinski)
    • Practical Review of Dental Regulations (Dr. Haberman, Chair)
    • Licensure (Dr. Seidberg, Chair)
    • Dental Assistant Laws, Rules & Reg’s (Ms. Hamm, Chair)
    • Tele-dentistry (Dr. Seidberg, Chair)
    • Consumer Information (Dr. Cassata, Chair)
    • AADB (Dr. Seidberg)
    • CDCA (Ms. DeFeo)
    • ADEX – (Mr. Rayman)
  • New Business
    • Electronic Records
  • Future Meeting Date – May 2020
  • Executive Session – Discipline (Dr. Haberman, Chair)
  • Adjourn
State Board Meetings - 2019
  • Tour of Touro College of Dental Medicine 9:00 am
  • Welcome & Introductions – 10:00 am
  • Report of the Chairperson
  • Report of the Vice Chairperson
  • Report of the Executive Secretary
  • Approval of June 28, 2019 Minutes
  • Committee Reports:
    • Web page (Dr. Philbert, Chair)
    • Legislative Review (Mr. Rayman, Chair)
    • Scope of Practice (Dr. Reisman, Chair)
    • Committee on Corporate Practice (Dr. Speicher, Chair)
    • Anesthesia (Dr. Kosinski)
    • Practical Review of Dental Regulations (Dr. Haberman, Chair)
    • Licensure (Dr. Seidberg, Chair)
    • Dental Assistant Laws, Rules & Reg’s (Ms. Hamm, Chair)
    • Tele-dentistry (Dr. Seidberg, Chair)
    • Consumer Information (Dr. Cassata, Chair)
    • AADB (Dr. Seidberg)
    • CDCA (Ms. DeFeo)
    • ADEX – (Mr. Rayman)
  • New Business
    • Proposed addition of two new dental specialities
  • Future Meeting Date –
  • Executive Session – Discipline (Dr. Haberman, Chair)
  • Adjourn

New York State Education Department
1411 Broadway, 10th floor, Regents Room
New York, New York

  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Report of the Chairperson
  • Report of the Vice Chairperson
  • Report of the Executive Secretary
  • Approval of February 8, 2019 Minutes
  • Committee Reports:
    • Web page (Dr. Philbert, Chair)
    • Legislative Review (Mr. Rayman, Chair)
    • Scope of Practice (Dr. Reisman, Chair)
    • Committee on Corporate Practice (Dr. Speicher, Chair)
    • Anesthesia (Dr. Kosinski)
    • Practical Review of Dental Regulations (Dr. Haberman, Chair)
    • Licensure (Dr. Seidberg, Chair)
    • Dental Assistant Laws, Rules & Reg’s (Ms. Hamm, Chair)
    • Tele-dentistry (Dr. Seidberg, Chair)
    • Consumer Information (Dr. Cassata, Chair)
    • AADB (Dr. Seidberg)
    • CDCA (Ms. DeFeo)
    • ADEX – (Mr. Rayman)
  • New Business
    • National Dental Examiners Advisory Forum (NDEAF) Webinar
  • Future Meeting Date – Touro?
  • Executive Session – Discipline (Dr. Haberman, Chair)
  • Adjourn

Video Conference sites in:

Albany – 80 Wolf Rd. 3rd fl.
NYC – 1411 Broadway, 10th fl.
Rochester – 85 Allen St. Suite 120,
Syracuse – 333 East Washington St., Suite 211

  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Report of the Chairperson
  • Report of the Vice Chairperson
  • Report of the Executive Secretary
  • Approval of November 9, 2018 Minutes
  • Committee Reports
    • Web page (Dr. Kye, Chair)
    • Legislative Review (Dr. Kye, Chair)
    • Scope of Practice (Dr. Reisman, Chair)
    • Committee on Corporate Practice (Dr. Speicher, Chair)
    • Anesthesia (Dr. Kosinski)
    • Practical Review of Dental Regulations (Dr. Haberman, Chair)
    • Licensure (Dr. Seidberg, Chair)
    • Dental Assistant Laws, Rules & Reg’s (Ms. Hamm, Chair)
    • Tele-dentistry (Dr. Seidberg, Chair)
    • AADB (Dr. Seidberg)
    • CDCA (Ms. DeFeo)
  • Old Business
    • CODA –HVCC visit (Ms. Carhart)
    • DIY Orthodontics – Questions revolving DIY dentistry
  • New Business
    • Update Board Committee’s (Dr. Kye & Dr. Cottrell)
    • Travel Procedure Review (Mr. Gorman)
  • Future Meeting Date
  • Executive Session – Discipline (Dr. Haberman, Chair)
  • Adjourn

Tentative Meeting Dates