We offer high-quality, competitively priced educational programs throughout the year. Whether face-to-face or online, our programs give you the chance to learn and network.
Whether you’re selling a practice, looking for space, or pursuing new opportunities, look no further than the CDS dental classifieds, which receive more than 100,000 online views annually. Ads are also published in the Review, the bimonthly magazine of the society.
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Informing members of the latest issues in dentistry is our mission. While we cover issues of national importance to the profession, we focus on news that affects our region and local communities.
One-hundred and fifty years and we're just getting started! Join us February 26 - 28, 2015, for three days of the best in lectures, hand-on learning and exhibits all conveniently located within Chicago's McCormick Place West!
The CDS Foundation is dedicated to strengthening dental education and improving oral health care by supporting programs in our communities. The foundation is a charitable 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.
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Volunteers play a crucial role in our work by serving on committees. Committee members are appointed to serve by fellow members. Appointments may be made by political party, branch directors or board officers. For more information on how to join any of our committees, please contact Joanne Girardi. Each committee also includes officers, who may be appointed or elected. For more information on the policies governing CDS committees, logged-in members may view our constitution and bylaws. Committee members receive a per diem of $100 per meeting to defray expenses incurred while traveling to and attending meetings. Depending on the duties of the committee, CDS in some cases covers the cost of members to attend conferences, including the Midwinter Meeting.
We have three types of committees.
On an as-needed basis, ad hoc committees are formed by the Board. Some are dissolved once they have served their purpose, while others become standing committees. As of June 2011, our ad hoc committees include:
For more information on how to join any of our committees, please contact Joanne Girardi.
A tradition of working for the dental profession. The Chicago Dental Society was organized in 1864 and incorporated in 1878. The objective of the Chicago Dental Society is to encourage the improvement of the health of the public, to promote the art and science of dentistry and to represent the intrest of the members of the profession and the public that it serves.
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