Newshttps://www.cds.org/RSS/Default.aspx?FolderID=75Dentists have a stake in monitoring pain meds they prescribehttps://www.cds.org/News/CDS_Review/Online_Columnists/Front_Desk/Dentists_have_a_stake_in_monitoring_pain_meds_they_prescribe.aspx <p> Dentists have a stake in monitoring pain meds they prescribe 2015-03-03 Now more than ever it makes sense for dentists to sign up with the Illinois Prescription Monitoring Program . As hydrocodone combination products (HCPs) have moved to the stricter Schedule 2 on the federal controlled substances list, </p> Tom LongTue, 03 Mar 2015 23:40:10 GMT2015 final attendance numbershttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13909&blogid=222 Registered attendees as of 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Dentists 6,570 Graduate students Residents 131 Dental students 1,166 Hygienists 3,646 Assistants 2,580 Office personnel 1,911 Laboratory technicians 232 Hygienist Assistant students 1,265 Guests 1,652 Press 89 Trade 746 Exhibitors Tom LongSun, 01 Mar 2015 16:16:04 GMTPhotos from the 150th Midwinter Meetinghttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13910&blogid=222 Thank you&#160; for attending the 150th Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting. View photos from our Midwinter Celebration at A Day in the Life of CDS. Tom LongSun, 01 Mar 2015 16:13:26 GMTCome back in 2016 for iMeetinghttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13907&blogid=222 Though the 2016 Midwinter Meeting will carry the theme of iMeeting, the experience will be centered on the attendee, 2016 Chicago Dental Society president George Zehak said. “It has been designed for you the Tom LongSat, 28 Feb 2015 20:51:26 GMTWindy City Profile: Warren Jesekhttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13904&blogid=222 Since 1979, Dr. Jesek has worked with patients at Jesek Family Dental Care, which he built on family owned property in his Decatur, IL, hometown. He’s a 1979 graduate of Loyola University School of Dentistry with a busy lecture and Tom LongSat, 28 Feb 2015 18:28:04 GMTVisit the International Lounge todayhttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13902&blogid=222 Midwinter Meeting attendees who has traveled from outside the country to participate in our three day convention are invited to stop by the International Lounge. There, you’ll find a quiet place to regroup in the midst of Joanna BrownSat, 28 Feb 2015 18:22:16 GMTWindy City Profile: Matthew Davishttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13900&blogid=222 Think carefully before you challenge Dr. Matthew Davis to a race. The triathlon runner, in a private endodontic practice in Glenview, IL, since 2001, enjoys many outdoor sports including hiking, swimming and cycling. Dr. Davis, who also speaks fluent French, Tom LongSat, 28 Feb 2015 16:35:28 GMTMolars celebrate 150th Anniversaryhttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13898&blogid=222 When you arrive at the Midwinter Meeting, you can’t help but notice the 10 oversized molars lined up in the concourse. They're making their second appearance at McCormick Place to close out the Chicago Dental Society’s Sesquicentennial (that’s 150th) celebration Tom LongSat, 28 Feb 2015 16:20:42 GMTNew Dentist Reception makes a connectionhttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13896&blogid=222 Nearly 150 of the newest members of the profession gathered Friday evening to mark another day of professional development at the 150th Midwinter Meeting. The New Dentist Reception drew dentists in practice for 10 years or less Tom LongSat, 28 Feb 2015 15:30:57 GMTWindy City Profile: Edward Amethttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13894&blogid=222 Dr. Edward Amet, in private practice in Overland Park, KS, received his dental degree from Northwestern University Dental School in 1969. A teacher, author and well traveled speaker, he placed his first implant in 1974 and has advanced training in Tom LongSat, 28 Feb 2015 13:38:11 GMTAt the Meeting Information – Saturdayhttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13892&blogid=222 CE certificates CE Certificate Stations are located next to General Registration, Level 3, Concourse, enabling attendees to retrieve their official CE certificates free of charge for submission to their respective accreditation organizations. CE certificates for the 2015 Midwinter Meeting will Tom LongSat, 28 Feb 2015 13:29:31 GMTDay 2 attendance numbershttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13890&blogid=222 Registered attendees as of 3 p.m., Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Dentists 6,410 Graduate students Residents 128 Dental students 1,125 Hygienists 3,626 Assistants 2,558 Office personnel 1,899 Laboratory technicians 221 Hygienist Assistant students 1,239 Guests 1,549 Press 87 Trade 719 Exhibitors Tom LongFri, 27 Feb 2015 22:04:40 GMTSass N Style Fashion Workshop shares tips to make your wardrobe more versatilehttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13889&blogid=222 Working from the motto “there is no such thing as having nothing to wear,” style maven Amy Salinger lead more than 200 attendees through a workshop Friday afternoon at McCormick Place. “I’ve been doing this Tom LongFri, 27 Feb 2015 21:35:00 GMTCDS Foundation celebrates 2014 granteeshttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13887&blogid=222 The Chicago Dental Society Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Chicago Dental Society, awarded $49,000 in grants in 2014. These grants were provided to local agencies to fund programs dedicated to the same mission as the CDS Tom LongFri, 27 Feb 2015 21:22:26 GMTWindy City Profile: Robert Kaspershttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13885&blogid=222 When not in his orthodontic office, Dr. Robert Kaspers can be found on the tennis court, playing or running practices of students from the local high school team. He received his dental degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Tom LongFri, 27 Feb 2015 20:29:08 GMTDebra Englehardt-Nash earns 2015 Christensen Awardhttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13883&blogid=222 Preceded by a group of her friends chanting “DEBRA,” Gordon Christensen interrupted class in W186 Friday morning to honor speaker Debra Englehardt Nash with the Gordon J. Christensen Recognition Lecturer Award. The Christensen Award was Tom LongFri, 27 Feb 2015 19:46:32 GMTDr. Socher earns CDS Foundation Vision Awardhttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13873&blogid=222 The CDS Foundation honored past CDS president Jeffrey Socher with the 2014 Vision Award, honoring outstanding volunteer achievement. Dr. Scoher’s leadership as a donor and Foundation Board member helped to organize the young organization and establish the CDS Foundation Clinic, Tom LongFri, 27 Feb 2015 17:41:25 GMTWindy City Profile: Kirk Kollmannhttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13881&blogid=222 Dr. Kirk Kollmann has building in his genes. A woodworking and carpentry enthusiast as well as a computer and gadget “geek,” Dr. Kollmann works building rapport with patients and colleagues at a pediatric dental practice on Chicago’s north side. The Tom LongFri, 27 Feb 2015 16:21:52 GMTWindy City Profile: Glenn DeWeirdthttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13879&blogid=222 Dr. Glenn DeWeirdt, a Naperville resident, started Hobson Dental Associates in Woodridge in 1984 after graduating from Northwestern University Dental School. He’s an avid auto enthusiast and National High Performance Driving Instructor for Porsche Club of America who also knows Tom LongFri, 27 Feb 2015 13:56:04 GMTAt the Meeting Information - Fridayhttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13877&blogid=222 CE certificates CE Certificate Stations are located next to General Registration, Level 3, Concourse, enabling attendees to retrieve their official CE certificates free of charge for submission to their respective accreditation organizations. CE certificates for the 2015 Midwinter Meeting will Tom LongFri, 27 Feb 2015 13:47:46 GMTDay 1 attendance numbershttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13876&blogid=222 Registered attendees as of 3 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Dentists 6,103 Graduate students Residents 126 Dental students 1,060 Hygienists 3,558 Assistants 2,507 Office personnel 1,853 Laboratory technicians 188 Hygienist Assistant students 1,200 Guests 1,451 Press 62 Trade 630 Exhibitors Tom LongThu, 26 Feb 2015 22:48:09 GMTWindy City Profile: Kevin Bargamianhttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13875&blogid=222 Dr. Kevin Bargamian, who runs a busy practice in Crestwood, IL, attended dental school at Southern Illinois University Dental School, graduating in 1998. Dr. Bargamian’s Windy City Lecture explores Removable Appliance Therapy Concepts.&#160; When is a removable appliance the appropriate Tom LongThu, 26 Feb 2015 20:53:46 GMTWindy City Profile: Ankur Guptahttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13867&blogid=222 An Albuquerque native, Dr. Ankur Gupta now lives and works with his dentist wife in private practice in Avon, OH. When not at work, speaking to dental groups or volunteering at community oral hygiene clinics, Dr. Gupta looks to “tire Tom LongThu, 26 Feb 2015 20:43:11 GMTCushing Award presented to Leila Alihttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13870&blogid=222 Laila Ali was honored today by the Chicago Dental Society’s Communications Committee with the Cushing Award, recognizing her work with the American Dental Association to improve oral health awareness among children. Ms. Ali started her career following in her father’s Tom LongThu, 26 Feb 2015 19:00:24 GMTAt the Meeting Information – Thursdayhttps://www.cds.org/News/Blog.aspx?id=13866&blogid=222 CE certificates CE Certificate Stations are located next to General Registration, Level 3, Concourse, enabling attendees to retrieve their official CE certificates free of charge for submission to their respective accreditation organizations.&#160; CE certificates for the 2015 Midwinter Meeting will Tom LongThu, 26 Feb 2015 14:21:01 GMT