Sept. 20, 2017, Regional Meeting minutes

The Chicago Dental Society Regional Meeting convened Sept. 20 at 9:07 a.m. at the Drury Lane Oak Brook in Oak Brook Terrace with CDS President Phillip Fijal presiding. Inasmuch as the official minutes of the meeting of April 19 were published in the May/June 2017 issue of the CDS Review, a motion was entertained to dispense with reading them.

MOVED by Mary Jo Filippini, seconded by Roger Pardon Jr., and carried to dispense with reading the April 19 minutes at this time.

MOVED by Loren Feldner, seconded by David Lewis Jr., and carried to accept the minutes of the meeting of the April 19.

There were no reports of the Board, standing or special committees.

There was no new or unfinished business to report. Dr. Fijal encouraged the attendees to visit the exhibitors during the breaks to see what each had to offer and to thank them for their continued support. He announced that a photographer was set up in the foyer area to take headshot photos that would be uploaded to the Find A CDS Dentist Tool on for those wanting to update their profile.

All in attendance were asked to silence their cell phones.

With no further business, Dr. Fijal called upon Regional Meeting Program Chair Loren Feldner to introduce Mike Casey, DDS; Jim McKee, DDS; Mark Piper, MD, DMD; and Tom Predey, MD to present the panel discussion “Complex Cases involving Occlusion, Facial Pain, TMD and Restorative Considerations.”

The meeting was adjourned at approximately 2 p.m.