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CHICAGO—More than 30,000 dental professionals are expected for the Chicago Dental Society’s 2009 Midwinter Meeting. Held February 26–March 1at McCormick Place, the meeting attracts dental professionals and exhibitors from throughout the world. The theme for the meeting is “The World of Dental Networking.”
The meeting is one of the largest exhibits of dental products in North America, with more than 580 exhibitors, and ranks among Chicago’s top 20 conventions. According to Expo magazine, the Midwinter Meeting is among the top four health care tradeshows in the country.
Visitors to the Midwinter Meeting will not only have the first peek at an array of dental products but also the opportunity to attend 200 scientific programs, including approximately 38 hands-on programs, covering topics like periodontics, endodontics, composites and restorations, stainless steel crowns, CAD/CAM and lasers. In addition, this year’s offerings include more courses that ever before for hygienists, assistants and staff.
Some presentation highlights at the meeting include:
Dr. Gordon Christensen will moderate a panel discussion on resin-based composites.Panel discussion on sports dentistry, with a special focus on mouthguards and treating dental injuries to young athletes. Dr. Steven Perlman, the 2009 CDS Cushing Award winner, will discuss dental care of special needs patients. Lecture and demonstration on how yoga can help with the types of repetitive stress often encountered in the dental office.
Established in 1864, the Chicago Dental Society has more than 4,000 members in the Chicago area, making it the largest local affiliate of the American Dental Association. The society advocates for improving oral health care and represents the interests of its members and the public they serve.
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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