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OUR VERY OWN BRANCH MEMBER Bob Bosack is proud to announce the publication of his new book Anesthesia Complications in the Dental Office by Wiley Blackwell (check it out on Amazon!) While his practice still runs full steam ahead, Bob also manages his continuing education website – Dental Anesthesia Online, which currently features more than 60 professionally edited programs ranging from medical emergencies to programs covering local anesthesia complications, nitrous oxide, oral sedation and more. Anesthesia CE credits are also available to meet state requirements for those offices administering sedation or general anesthesia.
In addition to presenting lectures to national and international audiences, Bob also maintains an appointment at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. He is completing his fifth year as a member of the examination committee for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. On the homefront, Bob has four beautiful grandchildren and another on the way!
Robert Moll recently completed his term as president of the Dental Arts Club. Bob is proud to be a member and states that it was one of the best years with regards to the quality of speakers they featured and attendance. Bob expressed his appreciation for all those who participated, including fellow South Suburban Branch members Rick Bona and Ron Waryjas.
Kevin Patterson and his wife, Jean, recently adopted a pair of dachshunds from an animal rescue shelter. The dogs are bonded 5-year-old brothers. They had been quite ill, but Kevin and Jean helped them recover. They are adjusting well to their new home.
In July, Ron Waryjas and his wife, Maryann, hosted South Suburban Board members at their home in Burr Ridge. The board was treated to a delicious buffet, followed by a planing meeting for the upcoming year’s events. Ron and Maryann also toured Italy this summer, visiting Venice, Florence and Rome. They returned in time to celebrate the first birthday of Charlotte Rose Waryjas.
Bernie and Mike Hoffman met Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich this past Memorial Day weekend at their parish, Infant Jesus of Prague in Flossmoor. The Archbishop visited with parishioners after Pentecost Sunday Mass.
Brent Stanford participated in Team Smile, a non-profit organization that unites with major sports organizations to provide quality dental care to underserved populations. It was his fifth time working with the Chicago Bears Aug. 1 at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais during summer camp. The event helped provide more than 300 community children with free dental and preventative care. If you are interested in participating next year, email Brent.
Brent and his wife, Sharon, spent a week in June traveling through Switzerland and Germany. The highlight of the trip came when they watched their daughter, Maddi, perform with The Young Americans during its European Music Outreach Tour in Kleve and Himmelpforten, Germany.
Maddi had been touring with the Young Americans’ cast in Europe since April. She left July 17 for a month-long tour in Japan. In September, she returns to Japan on her fourth tour. She will be performing in the Tohoku region and helping those that were affected by the tsunami in 2011.
Ann Mazzotti has been performing in theater in the Chicago suburbs for more than 25 years. In her most recent performance, she played Velma in the musical Hairspray. She next plans to audition for the play Heaven Can Wait, which will be performed in December.
Ann’s youngest daughter, Kendall Riechman, is a junior at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, majoring in engineering. Kendall recently studied at the University College London for six months.
Ann’s oldest daughter, Kiersten Reichman, graduated in 2014 from the University of Illinois with a degree in communications. She is now working in St. Louis.
Keyur Shah has been busy enjoying his young twins, Arjun and Anika.
John Magon announced that his daughter, Katherine, earned a promotion. After flying international on a Boeing 767 for many years, she has been upgraded to captain of a Boeing 737-800 for American Airlines based out of O’Hare International Airport. John’s grandson Kyle Magon is also a pilot. He flies out of O’Hare for GoJet as first officer on Canadian Regional Jet 700.
Grandpa John is still flying and teaching even as he passed his 83rd birthday. God has been good to him. John’s sons Michael, Cristopher and Garrett also fly as captains for major carriers.
Robert Manasse is celebrating his 42nd year as a dentist. Bob and his wife, Johanna, have downsized and sold their home in Olympia Fields. They now live downtown in Aqua, the building designed by famous architect Jean Gang.
Bob still practices orthodontics, when needed, with Keyur Shah at Matteson Orthodontics. He has been teaching at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry in the Department of Orthodontics.
Rick Bona went to a family reunion this summer down south and stopped in Gatlinburg, TN, on his way home to see the Smoky Mountains. He went zip-lining with his wife Mary Pat, daughter Katie and her two kids. The medical report says he should recover from the experience!
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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