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We kicked off the season with a wonderful meeting Oct. 6 at Meridien Banquets in Rolling Meadows. The first meeting was Past President’s Night, honoring all past branch presidents. Also in attendance was CDS President Susan Becker Doroshow and President-elect George Zehak.
Jeff Bonk brought his GPR residents from Loyola to the meeting for Robert Lowe’s lecture, “What’s New in Restorative Dentistry” and to also meet our branch president, Vicki Ursitti.
James Wiese and Bob Ryan attended the American Academy of Implant Dentistry’s annual conference in Las Vegas for some continuing education and fun. Exciting new technology was rolled out at the meeting, including real-time guided surgical instrumentation. Frequent Midwinter Meeting speaker Carl Misch was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his numerous contributions to implant dentistry. Bob and his wife Nancy followed up the meeting with a short trip to Zion National Park to wind down on some hiking trails.
As the American Dental Association Principles of Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct celebrates its 150th year in 2016, we congratulate Petra von Heimburg on her appointment to the ADA Council on Ethics, Bylaws and Judicial Affairs. The council promotes ethics to member dentists and the public.
Paul Litvin toured Europe back in late August on an educational and fun trip to Munich, Prague, Budapest, Vienna and Salzburg. Paul enjoyed spending time learning the unique qualities that each city has to offer.
In June, Jim Frett and his wife Jackie went to Walt Disney World with their children Erica, Leslie, Daniel and Nicholas. While there, they celebrated the last college graduation of their four children. Jim also attended the Florida Dental Convention.
Jim had a brush with glory in October. His son Nicholas works for the business management consulting firm North American Corporation in Glenview. The company hosted a visit by the Stanley Cup. Nicholas was able to bring one guest, and Jim was the lucky one!
Renee Pappas and Mike Durbin spent a weekend in October visiting their daughter Kristen in Providence, RI. They attended Kristen’s white coat ceremony at Brown University’s Alpert Medical School, where she is a first-year student.
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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