Community information

Welcome to the Patient Information page

The Third District Dental Society dentist members practice in the counties of Albany, Rensselaer, Columbia, Ulster, Green and Sullivan in New York State.

The Third District offers service to the public in areas of "Find a Dentist" - patient mediation through Peer Review and Quality Assurance - Complaints regarding possible ethical issues - public service events


By clicking the link you will be re-directed to the New York State Dental Association. Locate the Dentist Search area to assist you in finding a member dentist practicing in your area. 

This listing is a referral source and is provided for information purposes only. It is not intended for commercial use

American Dental Association - Be Mouth Healthy For Life!

The American Dental Association (ADA) states"Your mouth health is an important part of your overall health, and we hope that you and your whole family will find MouthHealthy TM informative, fun and easy to use. Health information changes all the time and this website will too.

Check the website often to find answers to all your dental-related questions so we can help you be Mouth Healthy for Life."


ADA Seal of Acceptance Program and Products


Center for Disease Control - CDC

Oral Health Improving for Most Americans, But Tooth Decay Among Preschool Children on the Rise-Report


New York Smokers Quit Site

The National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center  contains a database of informative resource materials.

Oral Cancer and Awareness

Be sure you see your dentist for a routine test. 

Go to the American Dental Association for the facts about oral cancer

Peer Review and Quality Assurance

The Third District Dental Society provides Peer Review and Quality Assurance to the public and it's members. The process provides a confidential, impartial and timely mechanism to resolve dentist-patient disputes regarding appropriateness of treatment and the quality of care rendered by Third District member dentists. There is no cost for this service.

Peer Review is not able to assist with financial disputes. For the best resolution in financial matters, contact the dentist directly.

Contact Kathleen Moore, Executive Director for information about this service

New York State Fluoridation Benefits

CDC Facts About Fluoridated Water

ADA Mouth Healthy provides patients with information on

Fluoridated Water

Why Fluoridated Water is like a Super Hero In Your Mouth

ADA Fluoridated Water Facts


Consumer Update: Dental Amalgams
This link to the FDA contains information regarding the safety of dental amalgam filing material

Careers in the Dental Profession

Patient Resources

Patient Rights: Access to Records - Letter to Request Dental Records

Medicaid Referrals- NYS Department of Health 800-541-2831 option #6

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