We bring you a special edition of the CDS New Dentist Quarterly
157th Midwinter Meeting just for you
Registration is open and numbers are climbing for the 157th Midwinter Meeting, Feb. 24-26, at Chicago's McCormick Place.

CDS offers a wide array of lectures and events of special interest to New Dentists to help you with your clinical skills, management advice, products and more. Take some time to review the course catalog to read the full descriptions of lectures or to find your favorite speaker. In the meantime, here's a curated short list of lectures and workshops, just for you.
Business Management
FSL151WC - Lead from the Bottom: Scaling the Ladder of Success (Seats filling quickly)

L236 - You Can Do This: Blueprint for Independent Practice Ownership

L325 - Creating Leaders in Your Practice: 3 Key Systems to Build a Perfect Team
L340 - 10 Tenets for a Terrific Team

L371 - Essential Business Systems for Every Dental Practice

L376 - Dentist as Business Person: Top 5 Hassles & How to Beat Them
SL160 - Patient First, But What about Me? Self-care strategies to Slay Workplace Burnout

SL258 - Treating Back & Neck Pain: A Survival Guide for Your Career
SL322 - Breathwork Therapy in Dentistry

L229 - Maximum Immunity: Fortify Your Body's Natural Defenses (Seats filling quickly)
Business Law

SL123 - 5 Things Dentist Should Know About their Employment Agreement

SL165 - Non-Compete Agreements: What are Yours Worth?

FL139 - Embracing Innovation to Improve RCT
(Seats filling quickly)

L274M - Top Pro Endodontics Tips to Improve Your Skills


L329 - Bioactive Dental Materials: The Future Is Now

L334 - Top Clinical Tips

W301- Mastering Dental Photography on Your Smartphone

FL171 - New Products Launched Since 2020

With more than 250 courses and lectures offered, there are sure to be topics that fit your needs. A few others include Introduction to Implant Dentistry (W105AD), Silver Diamine Flouride - Making It Work (PL114), Think & Work Like a Pediatric Dentist (L136), International Volunteer Projects (FL179 - filling quickly), Leverage Real Estate for Practice Growth (FSL221), Your Patients are Aging, Are You Prepared? (L378) and Achieving Patient Safety - Then and Now (L367).

Need to renew your dues to register for free? Ready to register for the Midwinter Meeting?

Wind down and have some fun!

The popular New Dentist Reception returns to the Midwinter Meeting this year! Join us for refreshments and conversation from 5 - 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25. Don't miss this chance to catch up with friends and colleagues! Sign up for SE2 when you register.

New this year is the free Brews & Bargains happy hour from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m., Friday. Feb. 25. Exhibitors will be offering bargains only available for those two hours. Make sure to check it out before the New Dentist Reception. Sign up for SE4 when you register.

Several other social and alumni receptions will take place too. Check schedules here.

Groups include:
  • Chicago Muslim Dental Society
  • Indiana University School of Dentistry
  • Marquette School of Dentistry
  • Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine
  • University of Iowa College of Dentistry
Make plans for Lincoln Park Zoo event!
Enjoy the wonderful holiday tradition of Zoolights at the Lincoln Park Zoo, compliments of the ISDS New Dentist Committee.

The New Dentist Holiday Shindig is free for both members and non-members and will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11. After a pandemic hiatus, this popular holiday event returns this year.

ISDS invites all New Dentists,whether they're members or not, as long as they are 10 years or less out of dental school.

Bring your friends and family to jingle and mingle with beverages for both adults and children, traditional Chicago food, and holiday cheer. The event will be hosted within Lincoln Park Zoo’s newly renovated Lion House.
Questions? Contact Claire Griffith at cgriffith@isds.org or 217.525.1406.
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