Highlights from 2017 Chicago Midwinter

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The Chicago Dental Society's 2017 Midwinter Meeting is one of the largest annual dental meetings in the U.S. with 30,000 dentists and dental professionals attending. As part of our continuing coverage, DrBicuspid.com brings you exclusive video interviews, a look at some new products, and news of the Dental Excellence Awards.

Exclusive videos

The first three of our seven exclusive videos filmed at McCormick Place in Chicago are now available. DrBicuspid.com spoke with leading practitioners on topics ranging from pediatric dentistry to HIPAA-compliant communication to imaging.

  • Charlie Czerepak, DMD, talks about the importance of the first-year dental visit, sealants, and other issues surrounding pediatric dentistry. View it here.
  • Arnold Rosen, DDS, discusses what general dentists should know about HIPAA, patient communication, and texting. View it here.
  • Stephen Poss, DDS, talks about advances in imaging for dentists in this video from the 2017 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting. View it here.

Look for more exclusive interviews to appear on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Innovative new products

Hundreds of companies exhibited at the Midwinter Meeting. We'll bring you a sample of some of the new products introduced over the next several days. Here are three new products that caught our eye.

  • Dental EZ introduced a new chair at the Midwinter Meeting.
    This Core chair has a strong baseplate and stable footprint, along with a hydraulic cantilever mechanism, a double articulating headrest, an optional touch pad and foot pad control.
  • Clinician's Choice Dental Products debuted a new universal restorative.
    The Evanesce nano-enhanced composite can be used for both anterior or posterior cases, and it holds its form until polymerization is complete. The product is available in multiple Vita shades with three opacity options.
  • Carestream Dental launched a new extraoral imaging system.
    The CS 8100SC 3D extraoral imaging system features panoramic and cephalometric imaging, cone-beam CT, and additional 3D applications.
The entrance to the exhibit floor at McCormick Place for the 2017 Midwinter Meeting.The entrance to the exhibit floor at McCormick Place for the 2017 Midwinter Meeting.

Dental Excellence Awards

On the exhibit floor at the 2017 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, DrBicuspid.com honored the winners of the 2017 Dental Excellence Awards. Companies such as American Eagle Instruments, Dentsply Sirona, Water Pik, and Forward Science were honored. See our slideshow here.

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