MDS Site Tips

The new MDS site has four dedicated sections: MDS Members, Public Resources, the MDS Foundation, and Yankee Dental. This page contains information on how you can navigate around the MDS Member site, recover your password and use the CE Registry.

11/1/2017 - Required Password Reset

First time logging in to the new system?

  1. If using a desktop computer or laptop, click the purple "Login" button located on the top right of any page. If you are using a mobile device, such as a phone, tablet, and some laptops, use the white "Login" button located on the top right of any page.

  2. Use the "Forgot your password?" link to reset your password.
    Forgot Your Password


  3.  Enter your unique email and click "Reset Your Password".
    Password Reset

Already reset your password?
Use your email and new password to login.


If you are unable to recover your login credentials using the tools above, please contact our Member Assistance Center 508.480.9797, option 5, to ensure that we have the correct email address associated with your account.

Logging into the MDS Site

All member-exclusive content is protected, and members are required to login to view member-only materials. If using a desktop computer or laptop, click the purple "Login" button located on the top right of any page. If you are using a mobile device, such as a phone, tablet, and some laptops, use the white "Login" button located on the top right of any page. Your username and password will be the same credentials you used to login to the previous site.


If you are unable to recover your login credentials using the tools above, please contact our Member Assistance Center 508.480.9797, option 5, to ensure that we have the correct email address associated with your account.


Desktop Login:


Mobile Login:




Navigating the MDS Member Site

The menu can be found at the top of any page on a desktop computer and most laptops. Mobile devices, such as tablets, phones, and some laptops, will contain a button with three horizontal lines and the word "Menu" located on the top left side of any page. Click this button to view the menu and navigate through the MDS site.

The main menu is composed of four sections:

  1. About the MDS: Information about membership with the MDS, governance, leadership, District Dental Societies, MDS publications, advertising, careers at the MDS, driving directions, and how to contact the MDS.
  2. Member Resources: Valuable information and useful tools to help you succeed in your practice. Topics include laws and regulations, insurance and coding, patient management, practice management, practice transitions, member savings, peer review, health and wellness, and classified ads.
  3. Continuing Education: Use this section to register your CE credits, look up a Yankee Institute lecture or CE class, and learn more about Yankee Dental Congress.
  4. Advocacy: Stay engaged and informed of all the issues facing the dental profession. MDS Advocacy offers critical information on legislation, grassroots, and political action initiatives.


Using the Search Feature

  • Desktop: On the right side of the navigation you will see a search box with the text "Search by keyword or phrase..." Type in the name of the topic you are looking for and click the magnifying glass icon.




  • Mobile: On the left side of the screen you will see a button containing three lines with the word "Menu." Click this. The main navigation will open up and you will see a search box with the text "Search..." Type in the name of the topic you are looking for and click the magnifying glass icon.


Mobile Step 1:

Mobile Step 2: