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Founded in 1864, the Chicago Dental Society celebrates 150 years of serving the profession and the community in 2014 and 2015. Ten sponsors have signed up to display a giant 150th Anniversary Molar.
During the 2014 Midwinter Meeting, voting will be opened to the public to determine which four 150th Anniversary Molars will be displayed in Pioneer Plaza in the summer. Ballot boxes will be placed alongside each 150th Anniversary Molar and a website page will be available beginning Feb. 20 giving people an opportunity to vote for their favorite tooth. The top 4 vote getters will be displayed in Pioneer Plaza in front of the CDS Headquarters at Michigan Avenue and the Chicago River
The sponsor may either decorate its own tooth or contract with our vendor to have it decorated.
Each molar sits on a 10” tall base that is approximately 40” in diameter. The total height of the tooth including the base is approximately 48”.
Sponsors may use any materials that will adhere to the fiberglass tooth structure for decoration. However, the tooth structure may not be altered.
Decorations must be dignified and in good taste and may not disparage any competitors. Decorations are not acceptable if they are deemed offensive in text or artwork, or contain personal, racial or religious attacks. Alcoholic beverages and tobacco products are prohibited.
All molar displays must include the phrase “Chicago Dental Society: Keeping Chicago smiling for 150 years” somewhere on the base or tooth structure.
CDS will ship the Molars to McCormick Place West for the 149th and 150th Midwinter Meetings, as well as to Pioneer Plaza and the Shedd Aquarium for the 150th Anniversary party in 2014. When not on display, the molars will be kept in storage. After the 2015 Midwinter Meeting, the molars will be shipped back to their sponsors.
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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