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The Dental Sound Bites™podcast

Real talk about dentistry’s daily wins and sticky situations.

Celebrate 20 Wins in 2023

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New Acute Pain Guideline

Read recommendations on managing acute dental pain in patients over age 12.

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Continue accessing member resources and support through 2024.

Coming July 8: a simplified login experience

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Welcome to the G.V. Black District Dental Society!

The G. V. Black District Dental Society is a component (local dental society) of the Illinois State Dental Society and American Dental Association and has been serving the profession of dentistry since 1929.

The Society was named in honor of Dr. Greene Vardiman Black, who was born in 1836 in central Illinois and is known as "one of the founders of modern dentistry". Today, the Society has 155 members who are located in Sangamon, Logan, Menard, Cass, Morgan, Scott and Montgomery counties and a portion of Macoupin County within Illinois. Members includes general practitioners as well as dental specialists.

Annual Session Announcements!

Jun 7, 2024

The hotel room block for the ISDS Annual Session on September 13-14 at the Embassy Suites in East Peoria is now open.  Meeting registration will open mid- July

hotel booking

To see a schedule of events, click here.


You may also register now for the ISDS Foundation Golf Outing.
Click here for more information. 

*Please Note - Golfers are encouraged to register as a foursome. You can purchase an individual ticket. If you choose this option, Foundation management will pair you with a foursome, and you WILL NOT be able to alter the choices. *Note when registering: THE EXTRA FUNDRAISING COSTS ARE OPTIONAL. YOU MAY CLICK ON THE THE SQUARE OR "?" TO OPT OUT OF THESE. "Donation to Illinois State Dental Society Foundation to offset transaction costs" helps us with credit card transaction fees, and the "Help cover fundraising costs? $20.00" helps the platform provide this free registration tool to continue their business.