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Congratulations to Jennifer Silc and Bryan Nakfoor on the December birth of their son, Grant. He is adorable!
Marc Pescheret is excited for and proud of his daughter, Claire, who is graduating from dental school. Congratulations Claire! Welcome to our community.
Jack Kenny has been busy on the lecture circuit. He presented two programs at the ADA Annual Session in New Orleans in October: “Forensic Dentistry — The Basics” and “Battered Patients, Bite Marks and Bad Dentistry.” In December, Jack spoke on “Domestic Violence and the Dental Professional” in Maryland. He is also serving a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.
Congratulations to James Gavrilos for achieving his accredited member status in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. This is an accomplishment achieved by only 405 dental professionals in the history of the association. He reached his achievement after completing a rigorous credentialing process, including a written examination, the submission of clinical cases for examination, and an oral examination. You continue to show us your commitment to excellence in the dental profession.
Paul Litvin and his son, Scott, took a fabulous trip to New Zealand. They visited many wonderful places, including the Hobbit town from The Lord of the Rings films.
Thank you to Petra von Heimburg for her dedication and service as Branch Director for the past three years. Now she is happy to resume her column in the CDS Review and speak at the Midwinter Meeting.
A special thank you to Jim Frett for a wonderful job as general chair of the Midwinter Meeting.
For National Children’s Dental Health Month in February, Maria Fournier spoke at the Hellenic American Academy in Deerfield to 64 students in the Pre-K3 and Pre-K4 classes. The children were thrilled to see Illinois State Dental Society mascot Flossie, the guest of honor, who gave all of them goodies for good oral hygiene. The best part of the presentation for Maria was having her son in the audience!
A tradition of working for the dental profession. The Chicago Dental Society was organized in 1864 and incorporated in 1878. The objective of the Chicago Dental Society is to encourage the improvement of the health of the public, to promote the art and science of dentistry and to represent the intrest of the members of the profession and the public that it serves.
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