Annual Golf Challenge

The annual NC Dental Society Foundation Golf Challenge at Pinehurst Resort was held for the dental community, legislators, and business leaders on August 12 – 13, 2021.

August 12, 2021

Sponsorship levels range from $500 Hole Sponsorships to $5K Tournament Co-Sponsorships. Player registration fees include all golf fees, the Thursday Pre-Tournament party, beverage & snack cart, all golf contests, player gift bag and lunch on Friday.

Players and sponsors will be able to register for the event soon.

Give Kids A Smile® (GKAS)

On the first Friday in February, as part of National Children’s Dental Health Month, thousands of dentists will take ​time from their practices to ​help underserved children get the oral health care they need.

Last year, our North Carolina dental community hosted nearly 100 events/clinics from the mountains to the coast. Can we count on you to host an event this year? Sign up today or contact Tiffany Handy with questions.


NC Dental Society Foundation’s Missions of Mercy (MOM) Clinics

The Foundation facilitates portable free dental clinics conducted over a two-day period for adults from underserved households.  Clinics are staffed by volunteer dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, laboratory technicians, health professionals and general community volunteers from the host city and across the state.

2022 Clinics

  • Gastonia – August 19 – 20, 2022, Treatment of patients
      • City Church (formerly Bethlehem Church)
        3100 City Church Street Gastonia, NC 28056
      • Volunteer registration will open approx. May 15, 2022
  • Wilmington – November 9 –11, 2022, Treatment of patients
      • First Baptist Church Athletic Center

Review the list of Patient Frequently Asked Questions

Dental Community Support Webinars

To support dental professionals, the Foundation partners with experts to host educational webinars on a variety of topics related to overall wellness and well-being. Note: You must be an NCDS member to register for webinars.

Upcoming Webinars:

Information for upcoming webinars will be available soon.

Past Webinars:

To access the recording of a webinar, click on its title.

  • Healthy Options for Reducing Burnout in Dentistry
    • Presenter(s): Dr. Bill Claytor, Jr., DDS, MAGD; Ms. Jane Walter, M.Ed., LPC
    • Overview: What is burnout? How do you know what it does and doesn’t look like? In this presentation, Dr. Claytor and Dr. Walter walk through defining burnout, identifying it in your practice, and, most importantly, finding ways to deal with it after it has been identified.
    • To download the PowerPoint Slides and other resources for this webinar, click here.

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