Newshttp://www.cds.org/RSS/Default.aspx?FolderID=75Member Snap Shotshttp://www.cds.org/News/CDS_Review/Member_Snap_Shots.aspx Profiles of Chicago Dental Society&#160; members. Tom LongWed, 29 Jul 2015 21:01:28 GMTMarch April: Thomas Kwiatthttp://www.cds.org/News/CDS_Review/Snap_Shots/2015/March_April__Thomas_Kwiatt.aspx Dr. Meatball has something up his sleeve By Stephanie Sisk &#160; Now, that’sa meatball So said the chef judges – as well as patients, staff and friends – about dentist Thomas Kwiatt’s Tom LongWed, 29 Jul 2015 21:00:40 GMTJanuary February: Bob Bankshttp://www.cds.org/News/CDS_Review/Snap_Shots/2015/January_February__Bob_Banks.aspx 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 LongWed, 29 Jul 2015 21:00:21 GMTMay June: Richard McDanielhttp://www.cds.org/News/CDS_Review/Snap_Shots/2015/May_June__Richard_McDaniel.aspx Dr. Meatball has something up his sleeve By Joanna Brown &#160; &#160; After 40 years practicing orthodontics, it’s safe to say that Richard McDaniel amassed a lot of stuff in his office. His collections told the story of his long Tom LongWed, 29 Jul 2015 21:00:02 GMTJuly August: Sam Wexlerhttp://www.cds.org/News/CDS_Review/Snap_Shots/2015/July_August__Sam_Wexler.aspx See what Sam Wexler has been collecting By Stephanie Sisk &#160; When Sam Wexler says he’s immersed in history, he’s not kidding. Years of collecting antique dental equipment and supplies going back to 1870 have transformed the Wexler family home Tom LongWed, 29 Jul 2015 20:54:54 GMTCDS Review Archivehttp://www.cds.org/News/CDS_Review/CDS_Review_Archive.aspx <p>&#160;</p> Tom LongMon, 27 Jul 2015 20:16:39 GMTAugust 11 webinar provides advice for member recruitment and retentionhttp://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=14549&blogid=222 Did you know the CDS Membership Committee’s main goal is to retain existing members and to recruit new members for the society? It also determines the current needs of dentists and recommends member benefit programs. The committee presents a Recruitment Tom LongMon, 13 Jul 2015 20:45:30 GMTADA selects 16 members for Institute for Diversity in Leadershiphttp://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=14538&blogid=222 In June, the ADA Board of Trustees selected 16 participants for the 2015 16 Institute for Diversity in Leadership, which provides a diverse group of dentists with education and experience to build a lifetime of relationships and set new leadership Tom LongFri, 10 Jul 2015 16:54:41 GMTAdvertising Opportunitieshttp://www.cds.org/News/CDS_Review/Advertising_Opportunities.aspx Advertise in the CDS Review from the Chicago Dental Society. Tom LongFri, 10 Jul 2015 14:33:12 GMTApp reminds patients to flosshttp://www.cds.org/News/CDS_Review/Online_Columnists/Front_Desk/App_reminds_patients_to_floss.aspx <p> App reminds patients to floss 2015-07-01 No doubt it’s the moment of truth, every single dental visit: “Do you floss regularly?” Well, no, not often enough. Yes, patients know they should floss, but there’s any number of excuses: they forget, run out of time, you name it. &#160; To the rescue is an easy-t</p> Tom LongWed, 01 Jul 2015 18:10:52 GMTLooking Back: Flag Dayhttp://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=14429&blogid=222 Dental school founders left impressive legacies by Walter F. Lamacki, DDS The Columbian Dental School was established in Chicago in 1892 as a proprietary enterprise.&#160; Its first location was at State and Quincy streets, across from the Great Northern Hotel. Tom LongFri, 12 Jun 2015 15:24:53 GMTComfortable colleagues: growing tips for new partnershttp://www.cds.org/News/CDS_Review/Online_Columnists/Front_Desk/Comfortable_colleagues__growing_tips_for_new_partners.aspx <p> Comfortable colleagues: growing tips for new partners 2015-06-04 So you’re a newly minted DMD starting at your father’s practice; your clinic is growing and you’re taking on an associate; you’re preparing for retirement and bringing in a colleague who will one day take over. These scenarios all come a</p> Tom LongThu, 04 Jun 2015 19:17:21 GMTSurvey: Affordability a key issue in patients lacking dental insurancehttp://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=14374&blogid=222 In a newly released annual survey on oral care access and affordability, 62 percent of the nationwide respondents were found to have dental insurance.&#160; Here are some key findings Respondents with dental insurance tend to be younger, married with children, Tom LongThu, 28 May 2015 21:15:31 GMTNatural plant chemicals could help fight tooth decay, study showshttp://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=14360&blogid=222 Oral care products containing a natural chemical that stops bacteria harming teeth could help prevent decay, a study suggests. The plant natural product acts against harmful mouth bacteria and could improve oral health by helping to prevent the build up Tom LongTue, 26 May 2015 16:45:15 GMTFeatured Article Contenthttp://www.cds.org/News/Featured_Article_Content.aspx <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 LongThu, 21 May 2015 16:22:52 GMTUPDATE: Deadline to opt in to Medicare extended to January 1http://www.cds.org/News/CDS_Review/Online_Columnists/Front_Desk/UPDATE__Deadline_to_opt_in_to_Medicare_extended_to_January_1.aspx <p> Deadline to opt in to Medicare is June 1 2015-03-30 The clock is ticking for a decision on opting in or opting out of the Medicare system for your Medicare-eligible patients. After a rule change last spring, Medicare now is asking dentists to submit by June 1 a formal application, stating they will “opt in</p> Tom LongWed, 13 May 2015 21:28:59 GMTMentors yield big benefitshttp://www.cds.org/News/CDS_Review/Online_Columnists/Front_Desk/Mentors_yield_big_benefits.aspx <p> Mentors yield big benefits 2015-04-29 Whether or not you have years of practice and experience, there likely have been times over your professional career when you needed advice, someone to bounce an idea off, a friendly, encouraging voice. A mentor, whether you’re new to dentistry or mid-career, can fill </p> Tom LongWed, 29 Apr 2015 14:34:52 GMTDental Convention in its 150th Year Brings Some 30,000 to McCormick Place Feb. 26-28http://www.cds.org/News/Press_releases/Press_Release_Listing/2015/Dental_Convention_in_its_150th_Year_Brings_Some_30,000_to_McCormick_Place_Feb__26-28.aspx <p> Dental Convention in its 150th Year Brings Some 30,000 to McCormick Place Feb. 26-28 One of North America’s Largest Exhibitions of Dental Products Brings Companies from 45 Countries to Showcase New Innovations and Technologies Rachel Azark 2015-02-19 CHICAGO—Nearly 30,000 dentists and dental prof</p> Rachel AzarkTue, 21 Apr 2015 21:05:11 GMTThe Evolution of Dentistry: What Dentists Say the Biggest Changes Have Beenhttp://www.cds.org/News/Press_releases/Press_Release_Listing/2015/The_Evolution_of_Dentistry___What_Dentists_Say_the_Biggest_Changes_Have_Been.aspx <p> The Evolution of Dentistry: What Dentists Say the Biggest Changes Have Been Topline findings from a survey of nearly 200 Chicago Dental Society member dentists Rachel Azark 2015-02-20 In preparation for the Chicago Dental Society’s 150th annual Midwinter Meeting, which will draw some 30,000 dental </p> Rachel AzarkTue, 21 Apr 2015 20:55:00 GMTDr. Kevin Patterson elected to the Board of the Chicago Dental Societyhttp://www.cds.org/News/Press_releases/Press_Release_Listing/2015/Dr__Kevin_Patterson_elected_to_the_Board_of_the_Chicago_Dental_Society.aspx <p> Dr. Kevin Patterson elected to the Board of the Chicago Dental Society Rachel Azark 2015-01-01 Kevin Patterson, DDS, a general dentist who practices in Riverdale, IL, was elected to the board of the Chicago Dental Society. Dr. Patterson was installed as a board member at a ceremony held on Sunday,</p> Rachel AzarkTue, 21 Apr 2015 15:58:06 GMTDr. Renee Pappas elected to the Board of the Chicago Dental Societyhttp://www.cds.org/News/Press_releases/Press_Release_Listing/2015/Dr__Renee_Pappas_elected_to_the_Board_of_the_Chicago_Dental_Society.aspx <p> Dr. Renee Pappas elected to the Board of the Chicago Dental Society Rachel Azark 2015-01-01 Renee Pappas, DDS, a general dentist who practices in Arlington Heights, was elected to the board of the Chicago Dental Society. Dr. Pappas was installed as a board member at a ceremony held on Sunday, Nove</p> Rachel AzarkTue, 21 Apr 2015 15:52:40 GMTDr. Michelle Jennings elected to the Board of the Chicago Dental Societyhttp://www.cds.org/News/Press_releases/Press_Release_Listing/2015/Dr__Michelle_Jennings_elected_to_the_Board_of_the_Chicago_Dental_Society.aspx <p> Dr. Michelle Jennings elected to the Board of the Chicago Dental Society Rachel Azark 2015-01-01 Michelle Jennings, DDS, a periodontist who practices in LaGrange, was elected to the board of the Chicago Dental Society. Dr. Jennings was installed as a board member at a ceremony held on Sunday, Nove</p> Rachel AzarkTue, 21 Apr 2015 15:51:03 GMTDr. Kimberley Bolden elected to the Board of the Chicago Dental Societyhttp://www.cds.org/News/Press_releases/Press_Release_Listing/2015/Dr__Kimberley_Bolden_elected_to_the_Board_of_the_Chicago_Dental_Society.aspx <p> Dr. Kimberley Bolden elected to the Board of the Chicago Dental Society Rachel Azark 2015-01-01 Kimberley Bolden, DDS, a general dentist who practices in Chicago, was elected to the board of the Chicago Dental Society. Dr. Bolden was installed as a board member at a ceremony held on Sunday, Novemb</p> Rachel AzarkTue, 21 Apr 2015 15:49:19 GMTDr. Cheryl Watson-Lowry becomes Treasurer of the Chicago Dental Societyhttp://www.cds.org/News/Press_releases/Press_Release_Listing/2015/Dr__Cheryl_Watson-Lowry_becomes_Treasurer_of_the_Chicago_Dental_Society.aspx <p> Dr. Cheryl Watson-Lowry becomes Treasurer of the Chicago Dental Society Rachel Azark 2015-01-01 Cheryl Watson-Lowry DDS, a general dentist who practices in Chicago, was sworn in as treasurer of the Chicago Dental Society at a ceremony held on Sunday, November 9, at the Hotel InterContinental, Chic</p> Rachel AzarkTue, 21 Apr 2015 15:47:56 GMTDr. Louis Imburgia becomes Vice President of the Chicago Dental Societyhttp://www.cds.org/News/Press_releases/Press_Release_Listing/2015/Dr__Louis_Imburgia_becomes_Vice_President_of_the_Chicago_Dental_Society.aspx <p> Dr. Louis Imburgia becomes Vice President of the Chicago Dental Society Rachel Azark 2015-01-01 Louis Imburgia DDS, a general dentist who practices in Park Ridge, was sworn in as vice president of the Chicago Dental Society at a ceremony held on Sunday, November 9, at the Hotel Intercontinental, C</p> Rachel AzarkTue, 21 Apr 2015 15:46:24 GMT