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The Southeastern District Dental Society would like to invite you to a continuing education webinar.

Employment Law Webinar

with Douglas Duerr
 
Tuesday, May 26
6 pm
This event is free for SEDDS members.
 
Event Description
Even before the current public health emergency, employment law issues were becoming increasingly complex, and dental practitioners/practice owners can struggle to comply with state and federal laws in an effort to reduce-if not prevent-claims and liabilities. However, it is often the most fundamental of issues that get employers into trouble with the law.  This webinar is designed to help you recognize and address the fundamentals as we deal with the current crisis and beyond. 
 
Learning Objectives
After completing this webinar participants will be able to:
  • List employment law errors are dentists particularly prone to.
  • Employment law considerations as you reopen your practice
  • Discuss new federal and state regulations dentists need to be aware of.
About our Speaker Douglas Duerr
For 30 years, Douglas has focused on providing individualized advice and counseling to employers throughout the United States. He has built a long track record of success representing numerous clients in administrative proceedings with the EEOC, OSHA and other Department of Labor agencies at the federal and state level.
When litigation does occur, Douglas's experience has translated into successful representation of companies in jury trials, appeals and arbitrations. He has worked with clients in a wide variety of industries, including retail, service, hospitality, manufacturing, government contractors and the public sector.
 

Free Dental Care for Kids at GDA Foundation Give Kids a Smile Day

ATLANTA, February 3, 2020 – Dentists across Georgia are providing free dental care for children in the state as part of the Georgia Dental Association and its Foundation’s annual Give Kids a Smile Day on Friday, February 7. The volunteer initiative takes place each February in conjunction with Children’s Dental Health Month and provides dental screenings, treatment and education at no charge to underserved children in Georgia.

“Although largely preventable, tooth decay remains the most prevalent chronic disease found in children,” says GDA Foundation for Oral Health Chair, Dr. Ben Jernigan Jr. “Oral health education and prevention are key to ensuring good oral health from childhood into adulthood.”

Give Kids a Smile Day is one of the many programs hosted by the GDA Foundation for Oral Health to provide treatment and educate the public on the benefits of proper oral health. More than 100 Georgia Dental Association member dentists participate statewide, providing approximately $100,000 of donated care and services in just one day. 

Give Kids a Smile Day in Georgia is part of a nationwide program launched by the American Dental Association in 2003 as a way for dentists to join with others in the community to provide dental services to underserved children. Each year, about 350,000 children benefit from more than 1,500 events, all because of the efforts of 40,000 or more annual volunteers nationwide.

For more information about Give Kids a Smile Day in Georgia, visit www.gadental.org/cdhm

About the Georgia Dental Association

The Georgia Dental Association (GDA) is the state’s leading professional association representing dentists in the state. The premier source of oral health information in Georgia, GDA has promoted the highest standards of dentistry through education, advocacy and professionalism since 1859. A constituent of the American Dental Association, GDA is based in Atlanta.  

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