Welcome to Monterey

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

Bay Area Dental Expo

Don't miss the NEW Bay Area Dental Expo on September 27 and 28. MBDS members save 80% off nonmember prices. Register as an Expo Coalition member!

Introducing ADA Career Services

Explore resources to support your goals from graduation to retirement

New issue of SmileLine – Winter 2024

Sleep dentistry

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.

New Regional Event – Bay Area Dental Expo

At the Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Monterey Bay Dental Society is part of the Bay Area Dental Expo Coalition. Members save 80% off the non-member price!

The Bay Area Dental Expo has put together a great program to fill the fall event gap. Be sure to click "Expo Coalition Members" when registering. Don't wait, early-bird registration ends May 31.

The Bay Area Dental Expo is a first of its kind in the Bay Area, focusing on innovation and concepts that will impact the future of the dental profession.

  • 13 Pioneering Speakers
  • 19+ Hands-On Demonstrations
  • 600+ Expected Attendees

Speakers include:

  • Keynote – Edward J. Zuckerberg, DDS, FAGD
  • Closing Speaker – Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

More Details!


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.

Learn More