Welcome to Monterey

MBDS, CDA and ADA work together to support dentists throughout their careers.

New issue of SmileLine – Winter 2024

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Bay Area Dental Expo

Save the date for the Bay Area Dental Expo on September 27 and 28. Sponsored by eight dental societies — including Monterey! More details coming soon.

Job Listings

MBDS has online job listings. Place an ad or find your next position.

New Acute Pain Guideline

Read recommendations on managing acute dental pain in patients over age 12.
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Welcome to the Monterey Bay Dental Society!

The Monterey Bay Dental Society partners with the American Dental Association to provide information for our members, other dental professionals, patients, and the public.

On this site, you will see integrated content from MBDS, CDA and ADA.


MBDS 2024 C.E. and Events Calendar

Are you a dental industry vendor interested in collaborating with the Monterey Bay Dental Society? Email Debi Diaz at debi@mbdsdentist.com.

Restoration Workshop 2/4 — Digital Restorative Workflow for Modern Implant Dentistry

2.5 C.E. Units core
Light dinner included.

Members and staff


Register Now!

Learning objectives:

  • Good first impression—how to obtain the best intraoral scan.
  • Scan pattern for teeth versus implants
  • Indication, benefits, and limitations of an intraoral scan.
  • Incorporating conventional and digital tools
  • Comprehensive CAD-CAM environment for restoration fabrication

Sponsored by Nobel Biocare

Dr. Ann Wei

Dr. Ann Wei DDS is a board-certified prosthodontist. She completed her DDS degree and her postgraduate training in Prosthodontics at the University of California, San Francisco. She held a clinical teaching position at UCSF for over 10 years and is a volunteering faculty for the General Practice Residency program. As a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and a member of prestigious Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics as well as American College of Prosthodontists, she upholds the highest standards of care. She is also a member of American Dental Association, California Dental Association, San Francisco Dental Society, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry  and Academy of Osseointegration. Dr. Wei has published in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry and Journal of Prosthodontics. She lectures on various topics in implant and digital dentistry and takes special interests in laboratory technology as well as complex interdisciplinary rehabilitation. Dr. Wei maintains a thriving private practice in San Francisco.

News from ADA

Free Online C.E. for Members
Viva Learning Free Online Dental CE

Online C.E. is now available ​free to all active MBDS members.

With member needs in mind during COVID-19 physical distancing, Monterey Bay Dental Society is partnering with Viva Learning to provide live and pre-recorded distance learning C.E. opportunities.

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Dentistry for Vets

The Dentistry4Vets Foundation provides high quality dentistry and dental implant care for the deserving veterans of Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito Counties through volunteer efforts within our community. They have local veterans in need of dental care.

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