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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Informing members of the latest issues in dentistry is our mission. While we cover issues of national importance to the profession, we focus on news that affects our region and local communities.
One-hundred and fifty years and we're just getting started! Join us February 26 - 28, 2015, for three days of the best in lectures, hand-on learning and exhibits all conveniently located within Chicago's McCormick Place West!
The CDS Foundation is dedicated to strengthening dental education and improving oral health care by supporting programs in our communities. The foundation is a charitable 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.
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The Gordon J. Christensen Lecturer Recognition Award was established in 1990. The award acknowledges Dr. Christensen’s many outstanding contributions to the dental profession and the Midwinter Meeting.
The recipient will be announced and the award presented at the Midwinter Meeting. Look for details in your Official Program or check CDS social media for details.
The George Cushing Award winner will be announced and honored at the Midwinter Meeting. The Cushing Award recognizes those who raise public awareness about the importance of oral health. The Communications Committee of the Chicago Dental Society recommends the award winner.
Look for the announcement of the winner and the award presentation in your Official Program or check CDS social media for details.
The CDS Foundation Vision Award honors outstanding volunteer achievement. The recipient is a dedicated philanthropist and volunteer who generously supports access to care programs and dental education for the underserved in their community; practices the dental profession with integrity, honesty, and truthfulness with commitment to the protection of the public trust; demonstrates altruism in endeavors, meriting the respect of patients, colleagues and the community and leads and inspires others through a high sense of purpose and dedication.
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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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