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Keep moving forward

Initial planning at the start of the COVID-19 emergency has given way to longer-term strategies. The Chicago Dental Society will continue to provide helpful information and resources during this new phase for dental practices so CDS members emerge stronger and prepared for what’s ahead.

We urge you to email us at [email protected] with questions you'd like answered and we will do our best to address them. 

Please keep in mind that information is changing hourly and daily. CDS will update its website by 9 a.m., Monday – Friday, so you have the most current information to weather this unprecedented challenge to our profession and nation.

Updated August 5, 2020


Latest News

Chicago Dental Society Updates

CDS in the News

CDS president, members respond to COVID-19 pandemic in various media articles, broadcasts

CDS Review Stories

What CDS Members Are Talking About

Additional CDS Updates & News

PPE Resources

Practice Recovery Resources

Business Concerns

Office Risks

Students/New Dentists Resources

ADA Resources

Health/Well-being Resources

  • What to expect if COVID-19 treatment takes you to the hospital
  • FDA gives emergency OK for virus test of asymptomatic people
  • Many COVID-19 survivors experience long-lasting symptoms
  • 40% of U.S. adults at risk of severe COVID-19 illness
  • Dental Mental Network provides mental health help
  • Symptom tracker reveals 6 distinct types of COVID-19
  • Virus antibodies may only last a few months for those with mild cases
  • Does oral bacteria play a role in virus severity?
  • Deaths rates 12 times higher for patients with preexisting conditions
  • Should you get tested? What to consider
  • Vitamin D’s role in virus case severity
  • Who gets access to the virus first?
  • Researchers warn some tests give false assurance of negative results
  • Experts foresee second wave of pandemic
  • Illinois Updates

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


    Additional Information & Resources