About Midwest Perio

President’s Message

Winter 2020

Greetings! As we settle in the new year and reflect on the past year, we prepare for another Midwest Society Meeting in Chicago next month. I hope everyone enjoyed the AAP meeting which was also in the windy city as well. We are at the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel on February 21st -23rd. If you haven’t registered yet, please do so. Please utilize the reduced rate on the blocked rooms for the MSP at the Renaissance. We have a great meeting planned for you as follow:

  • Friday, Feb 21, 1-5 pm Hands-on with Dr. Dwayne Karateew, Novel Techniques to Aid in Implant Site Development. This event is sponsored by Meisinger USA (Lead), Piezosurgery, and Datum Dental. Several seats are still available, first come first serve. Separate paid event.
  • Saturday, AM Program Feb 22 9-12pm. Dr. Brian Mealey, Clinical Management of the Dental Patient with Diabetes and the Effects of Ridge Preservation on Wound Healing Following Tooth Extraction. Dr. Mealey is sponsored by Osteogenics.
  • Saturday, PM Program Feb 22 1:30-4 pm, Dr. Rodrigo Neiva, Dealing with Ridge Deficiencies: Current options. Dr. Neiva is sponsored by Dentsply Sirona, Astratech.
  • Sunday, AM Program Feb 23 8:30-12pm, Dr. Mitra Sadrameli, Maxillary sinus anatomy considerations during implant site development.

We will also have a Post-Graduate Research Forum on Saturday Morning at 7:45 as well as poster session in the foyer. There will also be business meeting for District IV at 4 pm on Saturday with the traditional cocktail party to follow. Please take time to thank our sponsors and vendors who make our meeting possible.

We will be taking a moment to memorialize our esteemed colleagues; Dr. Paula Westhoffer, Dr. Timothy Rose, and Dr. Anthony Gargulio.

Please keep their families in your prayers. I look forward to seeing you all at the meeting next month, 

Paul Luepke, D.D.S., M.S.