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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 & science of dentistry and to represent the interests of the members of the profession and the public that it serves.

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  • May 16, 2019

American College of Dentistry responds to article in The Atlantic

A May article in The Atlantic magazine focused on an indicted California dentist charged with insurance fraud after accusations of overtreatment of patients during his years in practice. The American College of Dentistry has created a response to the article along with suggestions to help dentists whose patients raise questions about the article and dentistry. ACD also supports a move for small group meetings among dentists to discuss the article “for what can be learned.” To learn more, go to

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