News tickets for the CDS Foundation Friend-raiser: Cubs vs Rangers Join your friends and colleagues at Wrigley Field for a great cause – The CDS Foundation Friend Raiser. Purchase tickets today. Supplies are limited. CHICAGO CUBS vs.TEXAS RANGERS SUNDAY, JULY 17 • 1 20 p.m. Ticket price $85 each Price Kristen WeberMon, 20 Jun 2016 16:18:11 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 GMTCDS Review Archive <p>&#160;</p> Tom LongWed, 18 May 2016 19:22:24 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 GMTJoin us at Brookfield Zoo July 24 for the CDS Family Picnic Tickets for the CDS Family Picnic at Brookfield Zoo are now on sale. The CDS Family Picnic will be held Sunday, July 24. The zoo opens at 9 30 a.m. and exhibits close at 5 30 p.m. Lunch is served Tom LongWed, 04 May 2016 14:34:12 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 GMTDownload your 2016 Midwinter Meeting CE Certificate Attendees for the 2016 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting can download their CE certificate for free through May 31. There will be a $25 fee per certificate download starting June 1. Tom LongThu, 10 Mar 2016 15:01:04 GMTCMS Delays Medicare Part D Enforcement Until February 1, 2017 We just learned CMS will delay enforcement of the Medicare Part D Prescriber Enrollment Requirements until February 1, 2017. CMS also strongly encourages prescribers of Part D drugs to submit their Medicare enrollment applications or opt out affidavits to their Rachel SchaferSat, 05 Mar 2016 14:52:56 GMTSave the date: 152nd Midwinter Meeting, Feb. 23-25, 2017 With this year’s Midwinter Meeting in the rearview mirror, Phillip Fijal is reminding everyone that the hallmark of leadership is looking forward and encourages everyone on to make plans to attend the 152nd Midwinter Meeting Feb. 23 Tom LongThu, 03 Mar 2016 15:11:45 GMTNumbers matter <p> Numbers matter 2016-03-02 No matter the business or organization, numbers – statistics, reports, data, survey results, profits, losses – figure into the planning and success of the operation. Busy dental practices have much to juggle each day, but to thrive and grow, dentists can benefit from an easy syste</p> Tom LongWed, 02 Mar 2016 15:07:59 GMTHighlights from the 2016 Midwinter Meeting The 2016 Midwinter Meeting – iMeeting – was an amazing experience. Or would you call it iMazing? View photos from the classrooms, Exhibit Hall and special events. Tom LongSun, 28 Feb 2016 21:51:49 GMT2016 Midwinter Meeting Final Attendance 2016 Midwinter Meeting attendance Registered attendees as of 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016. Dentists 6,843 Graduate students Residents 105 Dental students 1,107 Hygienists 4,148 Assistants 2,941 Office personnel 2,206 Laboratory technicians 251 Hygienist Assistant students 1,358 Guests 1,756 Tom LongSat, 27 Feb 2016 21:37:56 GMTSaturday afternoon prize winners Attendees who download the 2016 Midwinter Meeting Mobile App and sign in with their badge number are entered into a drawing to win one of the following prizes Apple iPad Air 2 Apple Watch GoPro HERO4 camera $50 Starbucks gift Tom LongSat, 27 Feb 2016 19:39:50 GMTMidwinter Meeting Profile: Larry Williams Using his dental skills, Larry Williams has ensured the smiles of lots of patients. The University of Tennessee College of Dentistry graduate brings smiles to rescue animal shelters as well. A carpenter hobbyist, Dr. Williams “upscales” used furniture into dog Tom LongSat, 27 Feb 2016 19:34:32 GMT