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The purpose of this Association shall be to encourage the improvement of the health of the public, to promote the art and science of dentistry, and to represent the concerns of the members of the dental profession and the public which it serves.
Latest News & Updates:
DR RICK STEVENSON ELECTED FDA PRESIDENT 2014-2015
The NEDDA is very proud to announce that one of our own, Dr. Richard Stevenson, is the 2014/2015 President of the Florida Dental Association.
Dr. Stevenson was born in Bay City Michigan. He received his undergraduate degree from Western Michigan University and attended Dental School at the University of Detroit Dental School. After serving in the US Air Force he established his general dentistry practice in Jacksonville in 1978.
Dr. Stevenson has worked tirelessly in the district and at the state level to ensure the highest standards are met in patient care, as well as ensuring that the dentists’ interests are represented. His exemplary service is greatly appreciated.
He is the past president of the Florida Academy of Dental Practice Administration, a past president of the Northeast District Dental Association, a consultant to the FDA Governmental Action Committee, a liaison to the Leadership Development Committee, a representative to the Council on Dental Health, and a current delegate to the ADA.
As if that is not enough, Dr Stevenson has a passion for the underserved in Florida. He is a representative to the Oral Health Florida Coalition, the Oral Health Improvement Plan for Disadvantaged Persons, and a member of the Woehler Research Group. He is also a member of the American College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. This fall, he will be inducted into the International College of Dentists.
Dr. Stevenson has been married to his wife, Marilynn, for 43years and has a daughter, son and a granddaughter. He collects British sports cars and enjoys golf, hunting, and fishing.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2014 – SHERATON JACKSONVILLE FEATURING DR. ALFONSO PINERYO
The NEDDA would like to thank Dr. Alfonso Pineryo for his presentation on Friday December 12, 2014. The course was well attended and had favorable reviews. This is the first time that we have used the Sheraton Hotel and will probably not be the last!
Of note during the business meeting:
- A dues increase of $20 was voted upon and passed unanimously. The NEDDA dues are now $165
- Dr. Rick Stevenson gave a FDA update.
- Dr. Nikolai Vitti gave a short presentation regarding Quality Education for All.
- The FDA’s Director of Foundation Affairs, Heather Gioia gave a presentation in regards to our upcoming Mission of Mercy event that will take place in April of 2016. We need volunteers for this!
- Dr. Linda Trotter was awarded a plaque of appreciation for her outstanding service as the Past President
- Dr. Al Bauknecht received the Sally Ott Memorial award for his outstanding service to the NEDDA
- Dr. Cecil White was voted in as the NEDDA Exceutive Board’s new Member at Large
This meeting was sponsored by:
Scott E. Smith -Territory Manager
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Debbie Buckland -Market President
Jenn King – Private Financial Advisor
Randi Lasley – Sales & Marketing Manager
Christina Elmore – Vice President
The Gravelle Group at Morgan Stanley
Kirk Gravelle – First Vice President
Jay Ross – Sales Representative
Mayo Clinic Referring Physician Office
Marlana K. Beck – Director
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Debby Mackery -904-962-2225
Ginger Harris- 904-349-3221
Mark Jones- 904-571-4470
PNC Healthcare Business Banking
Mike Estes – VP – Senior Healthcare Business Banking Officer
Derik Bello - Tax Savings Professionals
Jeffrey Junek – Tax Saving Professionals
Clay Churchill – Business Development Officer
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SAVE THE DATE :
Friday, March 6, 2015 – NEDDA, JDS and CCDS host Dr. Roger Levin, “Build Your Ideal Practice & Dream Team – The Blueprint to a Highly Productive Practice & Happy Staff”.
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