Campaign recognizes outstanding service

Chicago — Keep America Smiling, a campaign dedicated to recognizing people and organizations within our industry who give their talents and time to increase the oral health of the country or who assist disadvantaged people in time of need, was officially launched in Chicago, IL at the annual Mid Winter Meeting.

Hosting a gala reception with more than 800 dental professionals in attendance, Mr. Robert A. Ganley, president of Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc., made the presentation and acknowledged the following organizations and people:

Christina’s Smile — Dr. Richard Garza

St. Basil’s Dental Clinic — Dr. Ed Schaaf

Smiles for Success — Dr. Donna Rumberger

Oral Health America — Robert Klaus

Give Back a Smile — Dr. Wynn Okuda

P.A.N.D.A. — Dr. Frank Stechey

“Acknowledging these organizations provided a small sampling of the many thousands of dental professionals who help needy children, the working poor, survivors of abuse or who support various oral health programs dedicated to awareness and wellness,” said Mr. Ganley.