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American Dental Hygienists' Association and Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. Announce Honorees of HYGIENIST HERO(R) Recognition Program
Date:6/19/2009

Dental Hygienists Acknowledged for Educational Activities Beyond the Call of Duty

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Dental Hygienists' Association and Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. announce the honorees of the HYGIENISTS HERO(R) Recognition Program that salutes dental hygienists' outstanding commitment to promoting oral hygiene in their local communities. The honorees were recognized at the opening ceremonies of the American Dental Hygienists' Association Annual Session June 16-24 in Washington, DC.

To be considered for the HYGIENISTS HERO(R) Recognition Program, dental hygienists submitted essays that described their inspirational, self-funded activities that enhanced oral healthcare in their communities. A few of the many accomplishments recognized through this program include:

  • The creation of an international Special Olympics Special Smiles program through which a team of nearly 300 volunteers from around the world screened and treated athletes at the first-ever "Miles for Smiles" mobile dental unit
  • Providing oral health and nutrition education to underserved elementary school children through creative instruction, books and costumes
  • Collaborating with a local association to send 500 oral care kits to troops in Iraq
  • Educating young women about oral health during pregnancy and the importance of establishing good oral hygiene habits with their newborns

This program is a joint partnership between American Dental Hygienists' Association and Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc.

"These dental hygienists are making such a positive impact on the oral health of our nation through their inspiring efforts to educate all Americans on proper at-home oral care techniques as well as increasin
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SOURCE Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc.
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