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Come to Chicago Feb. 23-25 for the 2017 Midwinter Meeting.
The CDS Foundation is dedicated to strengthening dental education and improving oral health care in our communities. We are a charitable 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.
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hands-on learning, lectures and participation courses with
an Exhibit Hall featuring more than 700 exhibiting companies.
Brookfield Zoo, 8400 W 31st St., Brookfield
Barclay’s American Grille at The Carleton of Oak Park, 1120 Pleasant St., Oak Park
Take advantage of online registration to reserve seats in F Courses. It is recommended that you arrive on time for your courses at the Midwinter Meeting, as advanced registration for free courses will only guarantee seating up to the published start time of the course. If you did not reserve tickets for F Courses through pre-registration, please be aware that you can not obtain them on site at General Registration. However, those attendees without tickets should arrive early at the classrooms, as they will be seated on a first-come, first-served basis following the seating of on-time, registered attendees.
It is to your benefit to plan your travel and parking to allow sufficient time to arrive for the start of the free lecture(s) for which you have registered.
No. Tickets can not be requested for concurrent sessions. If the courses you select run at concurrent times, we will consider the first, listed and paid course code as your priority, and you will be registered for that before the other chosen courses.
No. Participants must bring specific supplies for participation workshops. Required supplies are listed in the course description.
CE hours are printed on the course tickets. CE credits may not apply toward license renewal in all states. It is the responsibility of each attendee to verify the requirements of his/her licensing board. Please check with your state board if you question whether a particular course will meet your continuing education requirements.
Yes. Paid course tickets are available for sale on site in the General Registration Area, Level 3, Concourse.
No, children are not permitted in classrooms. No guest under age 21 may acquire a ticket to any course.
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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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