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John Gerding, DDS, a general dentist who has practiced in Naperville since
1981, was sworn in as president-elect of the Chicago Dental Society at a
ceremony held on Sunday, November 14, at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago.
society, which was established in 1864, has more than 4,000 members in Cook,
Lake and DuPage Counties, making it the largest local society of the American
Dr. Gerding received both his undergraduate and dental
degrees from Loyola University of Chicago. He is also an active fellow of the
Odontographic Society of Chicago, International College of Dentists, American
College of Dentists, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
He has served
as a captain in the U.S. Army Dental Corps and in numerous volunteer positions
with the Chicago Dental Society since entering private practice. He has
also spent over 25 years volunteering for the Boy Scouts of America, culminating
in the prestigious District Award of Merit in 2000.
He resides in Lisle
with his wife, Shirley.
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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