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(CHICAGO) The Chicago Dental Society's annual Midwinter Meeting drew 32,007 dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and exhibitors, among others, to Chicago's McCormick Place from February 19 to 22. Attendees at the meeting included
The theme for this year's meeting was “The Business of Dentistry.” Hundreds of courses and learning opportunities were offered to attendees, and more than 125 clinicians made presentations at this year's meeting. In addition, more than 640 exhibitors from 46 countries participated in the meeting, creating one of the largest exhibits of dental products and manufacturers in North America.
Course highlights included a lecture on the use of lasers for both hard and soft tissue surgery; a full-day, multi-media presentation on endodontics; and courses on trends in dentistry, including improvements in implants, the use of computer technology in the dental office and aesthetics.
The Midwinter Meeting is among the top three dental meetings in the U.S. and one of the top 20 conventions in Chicago. According to the Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau, the economic impact of last's years meeting on the city of Chicago was $42.4 million.
The 2005 Midwinter Meeting will be held February 24 to 27, at the McCormick Place Lakeside Center in Chicago. The theme for next year's meeting is “A Dental Symphony: Opus 140.”
Photos from the 2004 Midwinter Meeting are available at www.cds.org/media/photos.wu4.
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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