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*Last Chance to Sign Up for the 2013 NC Dental Society Corporate Golf Challenge. 
Dentists, business leaders and legislators will meet in Pinehurst August 11 and 12 to play in the first annual NC Dental Society's Corporate Golf Challenge. The event begins Sunday evening with a reception at Pinehurst. Overnight guests will receive discounted room rates and breakfast, and the shotgun start tournament will begin at 8:30 Monday morning. Participants will receive a handsome player's package and prizes will be awarded to the winning teams during the afternoon reception and awards ceremony. Proceeds benefit the North Carolina Missions of Mercy free dental clinic program. For more information and to register please click here.


*HR Corner.
Do you have questions about paid maternity leave for your employees: Should we offer it? What do other companies do? HR Experts offers some answers. Remember, NC Dental members can call HR Experts free hotline with questions about personnel and HR matters at 877-906-8767. 
*Ethics and Social Media.
Dr. Michael Maihofer talks about professionalism and ethics related to the use of Facebook and other social media by dental professionals in the June issue of the Journal of the Michigan Dental Association.

*Efficient Use of Computers in Treatment Rooms.

Learn about the five key factors to consider when using computer technology in treatment rooms. 


*Please update your NCDS information. 
We are working on a new NCDS Directory and need to make sure we have your updated information including: your current email address, physical address, phone number and website address.  Please go to  and log on to the Members Only area of the website and click on the Member Services tab, then the Update Your Record tab to make any changes. You may also email Maura Laurin at with any changes.


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