Dr. Deweirdt's credentials and professional experience

Dr. DeWeirdt has a wide range of professional experience and participates in many varied professional activities. A few examples of his commitment to the dental profession include:

Member of American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society
Peer Review Committee for Chicago Dental Society
Mediation Committee for Chicago Dental Society
Clinical Adjunct Professor at Midwestern University School of Dental Medicine
Volunteer dentist and Vice President of the Board of Managers for the Chicago Dental Society Foundation Clinic
National level speaker on the subject of dental operating microscopes
Key opinion leader for several major dental companies

A "dentist's dentist." Dr. DeWeirdt is proud to include many dental health professionals as patients. He treats a number of other dentists, dental hygienists, dental laboratory technicians, dental assistants, and dental supply representatives and their families. Dr. DeWeirdt also counts many medical and other healthcare professionals as patients. There is no higher compliment or vote of confidence than the trust of peers. Dr. DeWeirdt enjoys this trust.
 

Dr. DeWeirdt's Curriculum Vitae


Dr. DeWeirdt's Curriculum Vitae

Education -
1976 - 1980 North Central College Naperville, Illinois
BA, Biology, Chemistry

1960 -1984 Northwestern University Dental School Chicago, Illinois
Doctor of Dental Surgery


Professional Experience - 1984- Present Hobson Dental Associates, P C, Woodridge, Illinois Owner, Dentist

General Dentistry with an emphasis on comprehensive, multi-disciplinary
Implant and Prosthodontlc restoration and occlusal rehabilitation.


Administration and management of a $1 ,300,000+ dental practice with a staff
of eleven support employees.


Professional staff supervision and team management including General
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Oral Surgeon, Periodontist, and Orthodontist


2007- Present Sugar Grove Dental Associates,P.C. Sugar Grove, Illinois
Owner, Dentist


General Dentistry with an emphasis on comprehensive, multi"disclplinary
implant and Prosthodontic restoration and occlusal rehabilitation


1969 - Present Legal Consultant

  • Legal consultant to Michael Sabella & Associates, Goldstein & Fluxgold
    LLC., Corboy and Demetrio L.LC, Micheal Rothman, J.D., Richard
    Larsen, J.D., Andrews Law Group, Scott Blumenshine,J.D, Robert J.
    Zotti,J.D., and Petra von Heimburg, D.D.S.,J.D,
  • Provide professional assistance and dental malpractice case review.
  • Provide expert testimony and expert witness expertise,
  • Municipal and Federal court testimony

2001 -Present
WRAMSCO Downers Grove, Illinois Consultant

  • Provide Dental Workmen's Compensation claim review
  • Clinical review and examination of extraordinary Dental Workman's
    Compensation claims.

2005 -Present CE Prof Seminars, Inc. Barrington, Illinois
Advisory Board Member

  • Provide expertise In clinical issues for legal oriented seminars
    for dentists

2005. Present Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc. Dublin, CA
Dental Consultant

  • Provide professional 0xperience and advice for dental microscopy.
  • Provide onsite training for new microscope customers
  • Clinical seminars for potential microscope users
  • One of three clinicians nationwide selected for video testimonial.

2009-Present Contemporary Dental Forum Naperville, IL
Board of Directors

  • Participate in strategic planning. Guest speaker selection, and logistics
    for Seattle Study Club component study group.
  • Participated as general member since 2004.

2010•Present Chicago Dental Society Chicago, IL
Peer Review Committee

  • Provide adjudication and mediation in patient complaints against
    Chicago Dental Society member dentists.

2011-Present Chicago Dental Society Foundation Clinic Wheaton, IL
Board of Managers-Member
Board of Managers-Vice•President 2012-present
Volunteer General Dentist

  • Successor to DuPage Community Dental Clinic.
  • Funding from the Chicago Dental Society through the Chicago Dental
    Society Foundation.
  • Provide dental services to underserved patients who would not
    otherwise have access to dental care

2012-Present Dentsply/Midwest Dental Key Opinion Leader
Des Plaines,IL

  • Select group of dentists providing information and product testing to a
    major dental equipment manufacturer.

2013•Present Dentsplyrrulsa Dental Specialties Tulsa, OK
Dental Speaker

  • Lecture to general dentists on microscope use in endodontics.
  • Provide information to general dentists on the Tulsa Dental Specilaties
    endodontic equipment, supplies, and technique.

June 2012 Mission of Mercy Fairfeld, PA
Volunteer Dentist

  • Provide dental service to underserved patients who would not otherwise
    have access to dental care.

1998-2011 DuPage Community Dental Clinic Wheaton, II
Volunteer General Dentist

  • Provide general dental care and oral surgery for economlcally
    disadvantaged DuPage County residents.
  • Clinic closed June 2011 due to loss of funding

2007"2009 Neoss Inc. Woodland Hills, CA
Dental Consultant

  • Provide clinical case information and clinical images for dental implants.
    1993-1997 CIGNA Dental Health Irving, Texas

Local Dental Director

  • Professional peer review and credentialing for over 250 participating
    dental offices
  • Provider recruiting and retention.
  • Marketing and insurance product sales consultation.
  • On-site dental office review and Inspections for compliance with
    organizational standards for clinical record keeping, sterilization and
    disinfection, O.S.H.A. compliance, and patient treatment standards.

1990-1993 First Commonwealth of Illinois Chicago, Illinois
Dental Consultant

  • Professional peer review and credentialing.
  • Patient/Dentist dissatisfaction review and resolution.
  • Initiated and developed comprehensive provider quality assurance
    program and standards.
  • On-site dental office review and Inspections for compliance with
    organizational standards for clinical record keeping, sterilization and
    desinfection, O.S.HA compliance, and patient treatment standards.
  • Specialist claim review and approval

1988-1991 Care Unit of DuPage Downers Grove, Illinois
Staff Dentist

  • General Dental care in an outpatient hospital environment

1986- 1987 Silvio Comodeca, D.D.S. Chicago, Illinois
General Dentist

  • Provide general dental care to Medicaid patient population.

1985 - 1986 Sears Dental Calumet City, Illinois
General Dentist

  • Provide general dental care in a retail environment


Professional Presentations

February 22, 1984. Chicago Dental Society Midwinter meeting.
"Precision Attachments in Fixed Partial Dentures"
February 24, 1984 American Prosthodontic Society Annual Session
"Precision Attachments In Fixed Partial Dentures"

April 20, 1984 Illinois State Dental Society Annual Meeting
"Precision Attachments In Fixed Partial Dentures"

June 9, 1989 Rotary Club of Woodridge, Illinois
"History and Advances in Dental Technology"

March 6, 1991 Senate Management
"Direct/Indirect Composite Restorations"

October 16, 1991 Senate Management
"Direct/Indirect Composite Restorations"

October 25, 1995 West Suburban Dental Hygiene Association
Panel discussion on managed care

September 25, 1996 West Suburban Dental Hygiene Association 'Why Managed Care Doesn't Work"

February 16, 2005 Seattle Study Club
"Dogs of Dentistry"

October 22, 2006 Seattle Study Club
"Dogs of Dentistry"

January 12, 2007 Cerec Study Club
"Complex Case Treatment Presentation"

April 13, 2007 Seattle Study Club-Milwaukee
"Microscopy for the General Dentist"

August 12., 2007 Distinctive Dental Studio Annual Golf Outing
Moderator, Panel Discussion
Material Modalities for Porcelain Restorations

March 12, 2008 Distinctive Dental Studio Annual Golf Outing
Moderator, Panel Discussion
Material Modalities for Porcelain Restorations

January 19, 2010 Seattle Study Club
"Anterior Composites"

January 12, 2011 Seattle Study Club
"Adaptive Treatment Planning"

February 25, 2.011
Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting
Windy City Lecture
"Dental Microscopy for the General Dentist"


November 1, 2011 McHenry Dental Society
"Dental Microscopy for the General Dentist"

November 8, 2011 Chicago Dental Society Northwest Suburban Branch
"Dental Microscopy for the General Dentist"

March 14, 2012 Cerec Study Club of Chicago
"Cerec and the Dental Operating Microscope"
Lecture and "hands on" clinical demonstration.

January 15, 2013 Fox Valley Dental Society
"Do You See What I See?" The World of
Micro-Dentistry.

February 22, 2013 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting
"Do You See What I See?" The World of
Micro-Dentistry.

June 13, 2014
All Day Hands-on Lecture and Demonstration,
Sponsored by Dentsply and Zeiss Meditec

October 17, 2014 Greater Chicagoland Study Club
"Strategies for Success in the New Economy•
Preparing lor Change."

October 24, 2014
Indianapolis, Indiana
All Day Hands-on Lecture and Demonstration.
Sponsored by Henry Schein and Zeiss Meditec


February 27,2015 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting

"Putting the Microscope Into Microdentistry"

March 4, 2015 Boston, Massachusetts
All Day Hands-on Lecture and Demonstration.
Sponsored by Henry Schein and Zeiss Meditec

March 24, 2015 Kankakee County Dental Society
"Microdentistry"

November 17,2015 Live-Patient Endodontic Demonstration with Dr.William Nudera.

Sponsored by Dentsply and Zeiss


Professional Publications

Henry Schein "Sidekick" Summer 2014

"How Increased Visibility Increases Predictability, Confidence, and
Profitability."


Professional Organizations

Chicago Dental Society
Illinois State Dental Society
American Dental Association
American Prosthodontic Society
Seattle Study Club/Contemporary Dental Forum