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ADA Honors State and Local Dental Societies for their Outreach Programs
Date:11/5/2008

2008 Golden Apple Awards

CHICAGO, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Dental Association (ADA) continues to honor state and local dental societies across the nation with the 2008 Golden Apple Awards. The Golden Apple Awards program, now in its 20th year, recognizes outstanding achievement in dental society activities and excellence in leadership.

The 2008 Golden Apple Awards will be presented through the end of the year to the following societies:

-- Legislative Achievement - Nebraska Dental Association,

"Fluoridation: Nature's Cavity Fighter!" The Nebraska

Dental Association received the award in the constituent society

category with total membership of fewer than 1,000 dentists. The New

Jersey Dental Association, "NJ's New Dental Decision

Law," received the award in the constituent society category with

total membership of more than 1,000 dentists.

-- Excellence in Membership Recruitment and Retention Activity - California

Dental Association, "Member-Get-A-Member Program," for

membership recruitment. San Antonio District Dental Society, "Pizza

Party Phonothan," for membership retention.

-- Excellence in Dental Health Promotion to the Public - Michigan Dental

Association, "Want a Healthy Body? Start with a Healthy

Mouth."

-- Excellence in Member-Related Services/Benefits - Kansas Dental

Association, "Communications in the Digital Age," received

this award in the category with total membership of fewer than 1,000

dentists. Massachusetts Dental Society, "Massachusetts Dental

Society Leadership Institute," received this award in the category

with total membership of more than 1,000 dentists.

-- Achievement in Dental School/Student Involvement in Organized Dentistry

- Dallas County Dental Society, "Great Expectations Program."

-- Inspiring Careers in Dental Education award - Dr. Leslie Heffez,

University of Illinois, College of Dentistry, received the award in the

predoctoral level category.

-- Open Category - Georgia Dental Association, "Georgia Dental

Association Law Day Program" received the award in the constituent

category for its multi-faced "Legislative Awareness (Law) Day

program for members. The program was designed to inform and engage

association members and state legislators in the Georgia Dental

Association's activities.

-- Open Category - Middlesex County (NJ) Dental Society, "Look Into

the Future," received the award in the component category. The

society's program was designed to foster professional camaraderie

between current and new members.

Golden Apple Awards were also presented in June at the National Conference on the New Dentist in New Orleans. Dr. Peter Theodorou, New York State Dental Association, received the New Dentist Leadership Award. Dr. Irvin Silverstein, San Diego County Dental Society, received the Outstanding Leadership in Mentoring Award. Dr. Sammy Pak, Washington State Dental Association, received the New Dentists Legislative Leadership Award.

About the American Dental Association

Celebrating its 150th anniversary, the not-for-profit ADA is the nation's largest dental association, representing more than 156,000 dentist members. The premier source of oral health information, the ADA has advocated for the public's health and promoted the art and science of dentistry since 1859. The ADA's state-of-the-art research facilities develop and test dental products and materials that have advanced the practice of dentistry and made the patient experience more positive. The ADA Seal of Acceptance long has been a valuable and respected guide to consumer dental care products. The monthly Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) is the best-read scientific journal in dentistry. For more information about the ADA, visit the Association's Web site at http://www.ada.org


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