"We have seen extraordinary entries over the past several years, which is why we must continue to honor those hygienists whose passion shine through in their everyday work"
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Crest® + Oral-B® continues to recognize Registered
Dental Hygienists (RDHs) who go above and beyond the call of duty with
the third year of the Pros in the Profession® awards program.
These awards acknowledge the pivotal role hygienists play in their
patients’ lives in addition to their unwavering personal commitment to
promoting good oral health.
“We have seen extraordinary entries over the past several years, which
is why we must continue to honor those hygienists whose passion shine
through in their everyday work,” said John Scarchilli, Scientific
Communications for P&G Oral Care. “These individuals dedicate countless
hours to furthering the oral health cause, so we are pleased to be able
to applaud them publicly.”
Throughout the year, Crest + Oral-B will reward four exceptional RDHs
who consistently display dedication towards both their patients and
their craft. Winners will receive:
An all-expense paid trip to visit the Procter & Gamble German
Innovation Center at Kronberg, Germany
A $1,000 USD monetary prize
A recognition plaque
Recognition in dental periodicals and announcements on Crest + Oral-B
for Dental Professionals Facebook page and Dentalcare.com.
From September 2013 until March 2014, nominations can be submitted via a
nomination tab on the Crest + Oral-B for Dental Professionals Facebook
page. For the first time in the program, hygienists may nominate
themselves for this coveted honor. Nominations can also be submitted by
dentists, fellow hygienists, dental assistants, professional colleagues
and collegiate colleagues, conveying why their nominee is a Pro in the
Profession. Additionally, Crest + Oral-B will be present at dental
conventions throughout year where applications can be submitted on-site.
In order to be considered for the program, nominees must meet the
RDHs with two years or more of clinical/professional experience after
graduation from dental hygiene school.
RDHs who participate in community service.
RDHs with examples of work that goes above and beyond the call of duty.
“It is an honor, as a previous recipient of the award, that Crest +
Oral-B has decided to continue rewarding those in our profession,” said
Ann Benson Ross, Pros in the Profession winner. “I’ve learned an immense
amount from the experience and have been afforded so many new
opportunities, so I encourage all to take part as I know so many of us
out there deserve the honor.”
A trusted leader in oral health, Crest was the first oral care brand to
secure the ADA Seal of Acceptance for a clinically proven fluoride
toothpaste. Since first introducing fluoride toothpaste 54 years ago, it
is estimated that Crest has helped prevent more than half a billion
cavities in the United States. Headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, Crest is
owned and distributed by Procter & Gamble.
Oral-B is the worldwide leader in the over $5 billion brushing market.
Part of the Procter & Gamble Company, the brand includes manual and
electric toothbrushes for children and adults, oral irrigators and
interdental products, such as dental floss. Oral-B manual toothbrushes
are used by more dentists than any other brand in the U.S. and many
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