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The Chicago Dental Society was organized in 1864 and incorporated in 1878. The society's mission is to represent the interests of dentists, promote the science and art of dentistry and advocate for improving oral health for all. In Cook, Lake and DuPage Counties, the Chicago Dental Society has approximately 4,100 members. The Society has more than 7,500 members worldwide and is the local affiliate of the American Dental Association.
The Chicago Dental Society holds an annual conference, the Midwinter Meeting, in February in Chicago. The 2005 Midwinter Meeting, held February 24-27, drew more than 30,000 attendees and more than $45.9 million to the city of Chicago. Attendees included 7,355 dentists.
Each year, more than 600 exhibitors participate in the meeting, creating one of the largest exhibits of dental products and manufacturers in North America.
The meeting is among the top three dental meetings in the U.S. and one of the top 20 conventions in Chicago. The meeting is also among the top five consumer trade shows in Chicago.
The theme for the 2006 Midwinter Meeting is “Make Me Smile.” The meeting will be held February 23–26, at McCormick Place's Lakeside Center in Chicago.
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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