Newshttp://www.cds.org/RSS/Default.aspx?FolderID=75New Dentist Rooftop Reception: Thursday Aug. 25http://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=16526&blogid=222 Enjoy an evening of cocktails and conversation with your contemporaries Thursday, Aug. 25, 6 9 p.m. on the Streeterville Terrace of the Loews Chicago Hotel, 455 N. Park Dr., Chicago. This event is free to CDS members in practice Tom LongWed, 27 Jul 2016 14:29:41 GMTAnti-discrimination rule implemented as part of Affordable Care Acthttp://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=16520&blogid=222 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 1http://www.cds.org/News/CDS_Review/Online_Columnists/Front_Desk/Patient_surveys,_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 presidenthttp://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=16471&blogid=222 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 Archivehttp://www.cds.org/News/CDS_Review/CDS_Review_Archive.aspx <p>&#160;</p> Tom LongWed, 13 Jul 2016 15:30:34 GMTStay current on your OSHA training with CDS co-sponsored courseshttp://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=16355&blogid=222 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 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 LongFri, 08 Jul 2016 15:45:03 GMTDo-it-yourself dentistry?http://www.cds.org/News/CDS_Review/Online_Columnists/Front_Desk/Do-it-yourself_dentistry_.aspx <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 Shotshttp://www.cds.org/News/CDS_Review/Member_Snap_Shots.aspx Profiles of Chicago Dental Society&#160; members. Tom LongFri, 03 Jun 2016 19:20:21 GMTMay June 2016: Alvaro Figueroahttp://www.cds.org/News/CDS_Review/Snap_Shots/2016/May_June_2016__Alvaro_Figueroa.aspx 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 volunteershttp://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=16149&blogid=222 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 Janovhttp://www.cds.org/News/CDS_Review/Snap_Shots/2016/March_April__Barry_Janov.aspx 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 Opportunitieshttp://www.cds.org/News/CDS_Review/Advertising_Opportunities.aspx Advertise in the CDS Review from the Chicago Dental Society. Tom LongTue, 03 May 2016 14:33:08 GMTNurture the connection with your patientshttp://www.cds.org/News/CDS_Review/Online_Columnists/Front_Desk/Nurture_the_connection_with_your_patients.aspx <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?http://www.cds.org/News/CDS_Review/Online_Columnists/Front_Desk/Consumer_sensory_overload__What_s_a_patient_to_do_.aspx <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 2015http://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=15849&blogid=222 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 Reviewhttp://www.cds.org/cds_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 16http://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=15833&blogid=222 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 Acthttp://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=15822&blogid=222 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, licenseshttp://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=15812&blogid=222 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 Webinarhttp://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=15810&blogid=222 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 Certificatehttp://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=15709&blogid=222 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, 2017http://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=15739&blogid=222 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, 2017http://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=15728&blogid=222 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 matterhttp://www.cds.org/News/CDS_Review/Online_Columnists/Front_Desk/Numbers_matter.aspx <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 GMT