January 25 - 29, 2017
Exhibits: January 26 - 28, 2017
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
Have a question? Check the FAQs!
How can I register?
You can register for Yankee Dental Congress in one of three ways:Register Online
Registration for Yankee 2017 will open on September 21, 2016 at 12:00 noon.
Faxed registrations must be submitted using an official Yankee registration form provided on page 93 of the Program Book. Forms must be filled out completely with credit card payment information. The Yankee Dental Congress fax number is 508.743.9677. As part of Yankee's continuing effort to go green there will be a $15 processing fee.Mail
Mailed registration must be submitted using an official Yankee registration form. Forms must be filled out completely and form of payment (check, money order, or credit card information) must be enclosed. Payments made by check should be made out to Massachusetts Dental Society.Yankee Dental Congress 2017 RegistrationC/O Convention Data Services107 Waterhouse Rd.Bourne MA, 02532
As part of Yankee's continuing effort to go green there will be a $15 processing fee.
Can I update or add courses to my registration?
You may update your registration once you have registered and received a badge number.
Add as many courses as you like without a service charge. Updates will be accepted after an official Yankee registration number has been assigned.Modify/Update Your Registration:
What is the cancellation policy?
Requests for cancellations/refunds must be in writing and accompanied by all registration materials, including badges and tickets, if received.
Refund requests must be postmarked no later than:
After these dates, no refunds—including absences due to illness, late arrivals, weather, or parking difficulties—will be granted.
Can I preregister for "No Charge" courses?
How are CE credits assigned?
As an attendee you will receive continuing education credits for only the courses that are listed under your name and unique registration number. If someone from your office cannot attend a course and you plan to attend in his/her place, the change MUST be made to your registration as well as to that of the person you are replacing. Please call the Yankee Customer Service at 877.515.9071 or use the Yankee Update Form (found on page 93 of the Program Book).
General Attendance Credits
MA Dentists: For the 2018 license renewal cycle, CE credits obtained between April 1, 2016 and March 31, 2018, including a total of 5 credits for general attendance at a conference during that period, are allowed.
MA Dental Hygienists: For the 2017 license renewal cycle, CE credits obtained between April 1, 2015 and March 31, 2017, including a total of 4 credits for general attendance at a conference during that period, are allowed.MA Dental Assistants: For the 2017 license renewal cycle, CE credits obtained between November 1, 2015 and October 31, 2017, including a total of 2 credits for general attendance at a conference during that period, are allowed.
For information about any recent changes in MA regulations go to www.mass.gov/dph/boards/dn
Visit www.yankeedental.com/policies.html for information and links to New England State Regulations.
The Massachusetts Dental Society is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. 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. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/goto/cerp
Credit is assigned by the MDS on an hourly basis, subject to final approval by the Board of Registration in Dentistry (BORID) in each state. Lectures, workshops, and hands-on courses receive one credit per hour (rounded down to the nearest hour). For courses not related to patient care, please contact BORID for allowed credit.
Connecticut State Dental Commission Dept. of Public Health860-509-7648www.dph.state.ct.us
Maine Board of Dental Examiners207-287-3333www.mainedental.org
New Hampshire Board of Dental Examiners603-271-4561www.state.nh.us/dental
Vermont Board of Examiners802 828-2390vtprofessionals.org/opr1/dentists
Rhode Island State Board of Examiners in Dentistry401-222-2827www.health.ri.gov
The formal continuing education programs of the Yankee Dental Congress are ADA CERP approved and qualify for NBC continuing education credits. Upon completing courses at Yankee, Certified Dental Technicians (CDT) and Recognized Graduates (RG) should print a transcript of their courses at the CE Pavilion at Yankee, and submit this directly to the NBC. (Transcripts may also be downloaded from the www.yankeedental.com website) It is the responsibility of the technician wanting to receive approved credit to submit this documentation to NBC before their renewal period, while keeping a copy for their personal records. Yankee Dental Congress does not submit transcripts on your behalf.
DANB Certificants who attend or participate in Continuing Dental Education (CDE) courses sponsored by the American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP), may be able to use these courses to renew their DANB Certification. It is the responsibility of the Certificant to ensure that courses they take meet DANB’s Recertification Requirements, and that the CDE credits are reported in the appropriate DANB CDE categories, as described in DANB’s Recertification Requirements. DANB does not accept general attendance and/or Exhibit Hall Floor attendance CDE credit.
A copy of DANB’s Recertification Requirements is available at: www.danb.org
For CDE questions contact DANB by phone at 1-800-367-3262.
The formal continuing education programs of the Yankee Dental Congress are accepted by AGD for Fellowship/Mastership credit. The AGD number is 219251.
How can I get a certificate of the CE credits I earn at Yankee?
For Yankee 2017 Credits:
The Continuing Education (CE) Pavilion is a free service for all Yankee attendees. You can print a certificate with general attendance credits and courses taken at the meeting in either one of two ways (please use only one method):
Continuing Education Registry Members
If you use the CE Pavilion, Yankee website, or Yankee Mobile App, credits will be downloaded into your record once the secret code is submitted. Otherwise CE registry members may record their credits themselves by using the MDS registry website. Please be sure to use only one method to avoid duplication.
Can I purchase a recording of Yankee 2017 or past conventions?
Yes, the Yankee 2017 Complete Conference MP3 DVD-ROM is now online for sale. Also, when available, look for the complete conference listing at www.fleetwoodonsite.com/ydc.
Audio Presentations are available from all recorded sessions from Yankee Dental Congress 2017. Plus, all available PowerPoint slides! Includes all presentations as MP3 files recorded live during the conference.
You may purchase recordings of Yankee 2017 shortly after the conclusion of the meeting.
How can I request accommodations for special needs?
How will I know if supplies are needed for a course?
My course is indicated as an "off-site" course. How do I get to an off-site location?
What days and hours are the Exhibit Hall open?
What services are available at the BCEC?
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Yankee will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate persons with disabilities at the meeting. Please submit your request in writing no later than December 12, 2016, to Emily Baker, Massachusetts Dental Society, Two Willow Street, Suite 200, Southborough, MA 01745.
Lost and Found
FedEx Office is the exclusive business center for all show exhibitors and attendees at the BCEC and is located in the North Lobby, Level 1.
Coat check service is available Thursday through Saturday. Coat check stations are located in the North Lobby and at the East and West entrances on Level 1 of the BCEC.
Is child care provided at Yankee?
No more than five Program Books will be sent to each office. Please share with your colleagues!
Handout materials for all courses are available for download only.
Printed handouts are no longer available.
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January 25-29, 2017
Customer Service Center
Monday thru Friday 9:00am - 5:00 EST