Sept. 23, 2020 Regional Meeting Minutes

The Regional Meeting of the Chicago Dental Society, convened via Zoom at 1:30 p.m., local time, with Dr. Terri S. Tiersky, President presiding.

With no objection, the minutes of the meeting of Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, and the meeting of Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, were approved as published.

  • There were no reports of the Board or Standing Committees.
  • There were no reports of Special Committees.
  • There was no unfinished business to report.
  • There was no new business to report.

Dr. Tiersky announced that the 2021 CDS Midwinter Meeting would be a virtual meeting. The 2021 Midwinter Meeting, “Heart of Dentistry” will be held Thursday – Saturday, Feb. 25 – 27, 2021. In addition, the Midwinter Meeting site will be available through March 15 for exhibits and on-demand sessions. Dr. Tiersky reminded everyone that 2021 is a CE reporting year for Illinois.

Dr. Tiersky also encouraged everyone to visit the CDS website for information on Text Messaging and how to opt - in to receive text messages from CDS and to sign up to receive texts from CDS by Texting DENTAL to 69922.

Dr. Tiersky announced that the educational program was being co-sponsored by CREST + ORAL B. She then introduced Tyler Lubore, Territory Account Executive, who gave a brief presentation.

With no further business, Dr. Tiersky called upon Regional Meeting Program Chair, Dr. James Frett, who provided a few housekeeping items and information on the ZOOM Webinar before introducing the speaker. He added that Dr. Ted Borris, CDS Director of Scientific Programs, would be assisting with the Q&A and fielding questions to present to the speaker.

Dr. Frett then introduced Tim Caruso, PT, MBA, MS, to present the Webinar on Ergonomics for Dental Professionals Entitled: Chairside Fitness

The meeting was adjourned near 4 p.m.