News photos from our New Dentist Rooftop Reception More than 200 members in practice for 10 years or less enjoyed a beautiful evening at the New Dentist Rooftop Reception at the Loews Chicago Hotel, Thursday, Aug. 25. The annual free new dentist event Tom LongMon, 29 Aug 2016 17:31:39 GMTADA announces Issues Alert on Section 1557 of Affordable Care Act The American Dental Association issued the following Action Alert to its members about Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act By now, you may have heard the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights has said Tom LongWed, 24 Aug 2016 14:42:34 GMTCDS helps at back-to-school health fairs Chicago Dental Society members have been busy this time of year helping out with materials and dental services at health fairs to make sure students have good dental health as the kids and their parents get ready to go Rachel SchaferFri, 12 Aug 2016 17:28:37 GMTVolunteers needed for CDS Foundation Back to School Oral Screening Day The CDS Foundation is seeking volunteers for its Back to School Oral Health Screening Day on Saturday, Aug. 27. The event takes place 9 .m. to 1 p.m. at the CDS Foundation Clinic located in Wheaton at 416 E. Roosevelt Tom LongThu, 11 Aug 2016 14:23:10 GMTPatient surveys, Part 2,_Part_2.aspx <p> Patient surveys, Part 2 2016-08-03 Practices interested in “getting inside the heads” of patients use patient satisfaction surveys to glean helpful information, observations and reactions that can be used to make tangible changes. But what to ask? Can you get all you want to know from your patients in 5 or</p> Tom LongWed, 03 Aug 2016 15:46:04 GMTAnti-discrimination rule implemented as part of Affordable Care Act The Office for Civil Rights has issued a final rule that prohibits health care entities that receive certain federal financial assistance from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. The rule went into effect on July Tom LongTue, 26 Jul 2016 18:23:53 GMTPatient surveys, Part 1,_Part_1.aspx <p> Patient surveys, Part 1 2016-07-25 Patient surveys can spark feelings of apprehension, whether or not your practice conducts them. If you choose not to survey your patients, there are no doubt worries you’re missing something. If you do collect survey information, you wonder or worry over what to do with t</p> Tom LongMon, 25 Jul 2016 16:38:02 GMTCDS mourns death of Henry Mathews, 1973-74 CDS president We are saddened to report that former CDS President, Dr. Henry J. Mathews, passed away July 9 at Augustana Regent Assisted Living in Burnsville Minnesota where he resided. He was surrounded by family members and passed peacefully. Dr. Mathews turned Tom LongWed, 13 Jul 2016 18:49:45 GMTCDS Review Archive <p>&#160;</p> Tom LongWed, 13 Jul 2016 15:30:34 GMTStay current on your OSHA training with CDS co-sponsored courses OSHA requires that all healthcare employers maintain a written Exposure Control Plan. The plan must include a risk analysis, Hepatitis B vaccinations, follow up procedures, an evaluation of safer sharps and training. CDS and the Chicago Medical Society once again Tom LongWed, 13 Jul 2016 14:04:48 GMTFeatured Article Content <p>Go green. Save green. by Joanna Brown and Stephanie Sisk America’s favorite frog famously reasoned in 1970 that it’s good to be green. Green is fabulous, he explained it’s big like an ocean, important like a mountain and tall like</p> Tom LongFri, 08 Jul 2016 15:45:03 GMTDo-it-yourself dentistry? <p> Do-it-yourself dentistry? 2016-06-06 Do-it-yourself dentistry? Clearly dental professionals would view these so-called dental kits as folly, even dangerous. But to others, they could represent an internet-driven “disrupter” that shifts the balance of control to the consumer and away from “the industry</p> Tom LongMon, 06 Jun 2016 14:52:15 GMTMember Snap Shots Profiles of Chicago Dental Society&#160; members. Tom LongFri, 03 Jun 2016 19:20:21 GMTMay June 2016: Alvaro Figueroa Alvaro Figueroa has a mission By Joseph DeRosier &#160; Alvaro Figueroa is passionate about his profession of dentistry and bringing its benefits to others.&#160; And that passion can be seen in his efforts to help fellow health care professionals give Tom LongFri, 03 Jun 2016 19:19:14 GMTCDS Foundation Clinic needs volunteers The CDS Foundation Clinic is in need of volunteer dentists and dental hygienists to provide basic dental care during the month of June on the following days Monday, June 13 Tuesday, June 14 Friday, June 17 Tuesday, June 21 Wednesday, Tom LongTue, 24 May 2016 21:47:59 GMTMarch April: Barry Janov Barry Janov treasures the golden era of radio By Joseph DeRosier &#160; Barry Janov’s license plates give a hint about his outside interest and passion. The retired dentist’s vanity plates are simple and direct Tom LongWed, 04 May 2016 15:32:32 GMTAdvertising Opportunities Advertise in the CDS Review from the Chicago Dental Society. Tom LongTue, 03 May 2016 14:33:08 GMTNurture the connection with your patients <p> Nurture the connection with your patients 2016-05-02 The research is everywhere: various scientific studies show you have between three and seven seconds to make a first impression. To pick just one, a Princeton University study had people look at a microsecond of video of a political candidate. Resea</p> Tom LongMon, 02 May 2016 17:10:07 GMTConsumer sensory overload: What's a patient to do? <p> Consumer sensory overload: What's a patient to do? 2016-04-04 Since my dental visits as a child, I have received toothpaste and a toothbrush (and later floss) each and every time I have left the dentist’s office. No doubt that toothpaste was Crest or Colgate, still the top dogs in the toothpaste market wi</p> Tom LongMon, 04 Apr 2016 18:10:22 GMTMidwinter Meeting named one of Top 150 trade shows for 2015 The 2015 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting was named to the Trade Show News Network list of the Top 250 trade shows. View the complete list here. Tom LongMon, 28 Mar 2016 16:54:22 GMTCDS Review The CDS Review is published seven times a year and is sent to CDS members as a member benefit. Tom LongMon, 28 Mar 2016 14:28:29 GMTCDS Foundation Clinic to host open house April 16 As part of National Volunteer Week, the Chicago Dental Society Foundation Clinic will host an open house event for new volunteers on Saturday, April 16, 11 a.m. 2 p.m. Interested individuals are invited to tour the clinic, meet key staff Tom LongThu, 24 Mar 2016 19:51:20 GMTTell Congress to support the DOC Access Act Please join us in urging your Member of Congress to Co Sponsor the Dental and Optometric Care Access Act or the “DOC Access Act”, H.R. 3323. H.R. 3323 will bring better practices and free market principles back into the healthcare Tom LongMon, 21 Mar 2016 17:46:56 GMTIFDPR no longer to issue paper renewal notices, licenses Effective immediately, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) will no longer issue paper renewal notices and licenses. Although this is a Department wide initiative, the Divisions impacted at this time are Professional Regulation and Real Estate. Please Tom LongWed, 16 Mar 2016 18:48:51 GMTRegister now for the 2016 CDS Webinar Cyber Security in the Dental Office presented by Eric Rieger May 17 • noon (CST) About our Webinar Are your patients’ records vulnerable? How prepared is your dental practice in the event of a cyber attack? Dental practices face unique Tom LongTue, 15 Mar 2016 14:06:26 GMT