News City Profile: Glenn DeWeirdt Dr. Glenn DeWeirdt, a Naperville resident, started Hobson Dental Associates in Woodridge in 1984 after graduating from Northwestern University Dental School. He’s an avid auto enthusiast and National High Performance Driving Instructor for Porsche Club of America who also knows Tom LongFri, 27 Feb 2015 13:56:04 GMTAt the Meeting Information - Friday CE certificates CE Certificate Stations are located next to General Registration, Level 3, Concourse, enabling attendees to retrieve their official CE certificates free of charge for submission to their respective accreditation organizations. CE certificates for the 2015 Midwinter Meeting will Tom LongFri, 27 Feb 2015 13:47:46 GMTDay 1 attendance numbers Registered attendees as of 3 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Dentists 6,103 Graduate students Residents 126 Dental students 1,060 Hygienists 3,558 Assistants 2,507 Office personnel 1,853 Laboratory technicians 188 Hygienist Assistant students 1,200 Guests 1,451 Press 62 Trade 630 Exhibitors Tom LongThu, 26 Feb 2015 22:48:09 GMTWindy City Profile: Kevin Bargamian Dr. Kevin Bargamian, who runs a busy practice in Crestwood, IL, attended dental school at Southern Illinois University Dental School, graduating in 1998. Dr. Bargamian’s Windy City Lecture explores Removable Appliance Therapy Concepts.&#160; When is a removable appliance the appropriate Tom LongThu, 26 Feb 2015 20:53:46 GMTWindy City Profile: Ankur Gupta An Albuquerque native, Dr. Ankur Gupta now lives and works with his dentist wife in private practice in Avon, OH. When not at work, speaking to dental groups or volunteering at community oral hygiene clinics, Dr. Gupta looks to “tire Tom LongThu, 26 Feb 2015 20:43:11 GMTDr. Socher earns CDS Foundation Vision Award The CDS Foundation honored past CDS president Jeffrey Socher with the 2014 Vision Award, honoring outstanding volunteer achievement. Dr. Scoher’s leadership as a donor and Foundation Board member helped to organize the young organization and establish the CDS Foundation Clinic, Tom LongThu, 26 Feb 2015 20:35:19 GMTCushing Award presented to Leila Ali Laila Ali was honored today by the Chicago Dental Society’s Communications Committee with the Cushing Award, recognizing her work with the American Dental Association to improve oral health awareness among children. Ms. Ali started her career following in her father’s Tom LongThu, 26 Feb 2015 19:00:24 GMTAt the Meeting Information – Thursday CE certificates CE Certificate Stations are located next to General Registration, Level 3, Concourse, enabling attendees to retrieve their official CE certificates free of charge for submission to their respective accreditation organizations.&#160; CE certificates for the 2015 Midwinter Meeting will Tom LongThu, 26 Feb 2015 14:21:01 GMTWelcome to the 150th Midwinter Meeting Welcome to the 2015 Midwinter Meeting – the Chicago Dental Society’s 150th Midwinter Meeting. President Susan Becker Doroshow is glad to share this Celebration with guests from around the world. “The CDS Midwinter Meeting is world class and is Tom LongThu, 26 Feb 2015 13:41:29 GMTIt's a Celebration! Build your knowledge with hands on participation courses and live televised patient demonstrations. Meet with your colleagues from throughout the dental community in person while you learn from the leaders in dental continuing education. Online registration for the 150th Midwinter Tom LongSun, 22 Feb 2015 20:08:31 GMTMidwinter Meeting 2015: Spotlight on The 360 Experience Offered by a team of four speakers — two dentists, a management consultant and a hygienist — the 360 Experience brings your office team together to learn about topics that relate to each person's role in your practice Tom LongTue, 17 Feb 2015 15:02:43 GMTCDS celebrates National Children's Dental Health Month The Chicago Dental Society donated thousands of toothbrushes and tubes of toothpaste to Chicagoland school children this month in celebration of the American Dental Association’s National Children’s Dental Health Month. This year marks the 18th year CDS has supplied those Rachel AzarkTue, 10 Feb 2015 19:21:40 GMTPlan for success <p> Plan for success 2015-02-03 Are you too thinking: February? The month that was to start with new or renewed dedication to New Year’s resolutions galloped by, leaving us a month into 2015 already. Well, the good news is we’re still in the first quarter with time to tweak and put into practice changes for th</p> Tom LongTue, 03 Feb 2015 21:02:39 GMTConsider our new Exhibit Hall hours and other changes before Feb. 26 New in 2015, the Exhibit Hall will be open 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Feb. 26 and 27, and 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28. Joanna BrownThu, 29 Jan 2015 16:05:49 GMTMember Snap Shots Profiles of Chicago Dental Society&#160; members. Tom LongThu, 22 Jan 2015 22:15:01 GMTJanuary February: Bob Banks Bob Banks reflects on a life of service By Stephanie Sisk &#160; Highlights abound in the nearly 90 year span of Robert Banks Sr.’s life growing up without plumbing or electricity on his family’s homestead in southern Illinois, meeting and Tom LongThu, 22 Jan 2015 22:10:33 GMTCDS Review The CDS Review is published seven times a year and is sent to CDS members as a member benefit. Tom LongThu, 22 Jan 2015 21:10:59 GMTSubscribe Purchase back issues of the CDS Review from the&#160; Chicago Dental Society (CDS), available in print and online formats. Tom LongThu, 22 Jan 2015 21:09:57 GMTCDS Review Archive <p>&#160;</p> Tom LongThu, 22 Jan 2015 20:35:10 GMTDoctor, heal thyself at these Midwinter Meeting clinics There are opportunities at the Midwinter Meeting for health care providers to check up on their own health. Joanna BrownFri, 16 Jan 2015 23:56:01 GMTYou oughtta be in pictures (with a license) <p> You oughtta be in pictures (with a license) 2015-01-13 A notable improvement since the days I went to the dentist as a kid has to be the upgrade in waiting rooms. The stiff chairs, musty magazines and bad poster “art” largely has been replaced with comfy seating, up-to-date reading materials, and some styl</p> Tom LongTue, 13 Jan 2015 21:46:56 GMTExciting features on the new CDS mobile app If planning your trip to the 150th Midwinter Meeting, make time now to download the Chicago Dental Society’s new mobile app for free. It will keep everything you need at your fingertips this year. Download it to your smart phone, Rachel AzarkFri, 19 Dec 2014 15:50:17 GMTRegister now for the 150th Midwinter Meeting Are you planning on attending the 2015 Midwinter Meeting? Register today before the fees increase January 1.&#160; Attendee Registration Exhibitor Registration Course Catalog Special Events Catalog Tom LongFri, 12 Dec 2014 14:58:58 GMTMidwinter Meeting Fashion Workshop focuses on personal brands New this year will be the Friday afternoon Fashion Workshop and Luncheon, featuring Amy Salinger. Joanna BrownThu, 11 Dec 2014 16:16:43 GMTDental tourism is a growing trend <p> Dental tourism is a growing trend 2014-10-09 Do the words “dental tourism” give you a headache? It would be easy to dismiss the numbers of those traveling abroad for dental and medical treatment as inconsequential and label those shoppers as eccentric, but the ADA and leading dentists warn the numbers are </p> Joanna BrownMon, 08 Dec 2014 20:41:55 GMT