We offer high-quality, competitively priced educational programs throughout the year. Whether face-to-face or online, our programs give you the chance to learn and network.
Whether you’re selling a practice, looking for space, or pursuing new opportunities, look no further than the CDS dental classifieds, which receive more than 100,000 online views annually. Ads are also published in the Review, the bimonthly magazine of the society.
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CDS sponsors a range of insurance plans for its members and their families. Insurance coverage for CDS members includes:
Disability income insurance is a unique coverage that protects your earned income and retirement benefits should you become disabled as the result of sickness or injury. Chances are you do not have enough coverage to maintain the lifestyle to which you are accustomed. The plans are underwritten by the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, and administered by Treloar & Heisel, Inc., 800.852.4900.Some plan features include:
Treloar & Heisel, Inc., has been providing the dental profession with non-cancellable, guaranteed renewable, disability programs for more than 35 years. For more information, rates and applications, or for a personal appointment to review your coverage, call Treloar & Heisel, Inc., 800.852.4900 or 708.479.8100.
You’ve worked your career building a retirement nest egg and possibly an estate for your heirs. Unfortunately, an extended need for home healthcare services or a nursing home stay can dramatically reduce any savings you may have accumulated. The cost for long-term care will come from you, as Medicare may only provide for a limited benefit, if care is needed. Therefore, you may wish to consider participating in the Long-Term Care Insurance Program administered by Treloar & Heisel, Inc.Some plan features include:
For more information, rates and applications, call Treloar & Heisel, Inc., 800.852.4900 or 708.479.8100.
CDS has reached agreements with Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, rated A Excellent by the A.M. Best Co., and the Southpoint Insurance Agency for the endorsement of the WorkSafe Partners Group Dividend Program for Workers Compensation insurance. Some of the program features offered through the Accident Fund Insurance Company of America include:
Southpoint Insurance Agency will serve as the CDS “preferred agent” for those members who choose to contact them for this coverage. Information about the program, which began June 1, 2008, may be obtained by contacting Cassandra Dust at firstname.lastname@example.org or 708.478.3440, ext. 717, or by visiting www.sthpoint.com.
Members who may be interested in major medical insurance coverage may contact the Illinois State Dental Society for information about its program. CDS is not a plan sponsor for major medical insurance.
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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