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Join us February 25 - 27, 2016, for three days of the best in lectures, hand-on learning and exhibits all conveniently located within Chicago's McCormick Place West!
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William Blatchford, DDS, will present a discussion on finance entitled "10 Steps to Grow Your Practice."
The meeting is free to attend for CDS members and their staff, as well as dental hygienist members of the Illinois State Dental Society. Dentists who are not members of CDS may attend for $250, which can be applied to CDS annual dues.
CDS members may register on site for no additional charge; regular fees apply to non-member dentists and their staff.
Download Dr. Blatchford's course handouts for the November 13 Regional Meeting
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Registration for Regional Meetings ends 30 minutes after the start of the program. Attendees will receive barcoded badges that capture their time of entry. Badges will be scanned at the end of the program as attendees leave. No partial credit will be issued. CE credit forms will be emailed/mailed after the meeting.
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Unless otherwise noted, Regional Meetings are held Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. (Get directions to Drury Lane.) Registration begins at 8 a.m.
CDS is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. CDS designates this activity for 5 continuing education credits.
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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