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District 16 News — Smiles for Heroes at Morrison Dental Group

November 4, 2019 — A day of free dental care for veterans without insurance!

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ICD USA Section Office Message

July 5, 2019 — The USA Section Office will be closed on July 4th and 5th. Wishing you all a safe and happy 4th to July weekend! USA Section Office

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The 2019 Annual Meeting, Convocation and Dinner will be held September 3 – 6, 2019 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square Hotel

January 29, 2019 — Dear Fellows, The International College of Dentists USA Section 2019 Annual Meeting, Convocation and Dinner Dance will be held in conjunction with the ADA FDI World Dental Congress in San Francisco, CA from September 3-6, 2019. Our Headquarters Hotel will be the Hilton San Francisco Union Square Hotel. Registration will be managed through the ADA's website once again this year. The ADA will be sending out an early registration link around February 13, 2019. ICD Group Code: ICDSFO Read More >

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Summer Message from ICD USA Section President Dr. Peter P. Korch III

July 25, 2019 — Last weekend I visited one of our state chapters and gave a rundown of some of the activities held during the past year in the ICD USA Section. Presidents of a couple of other dental organizations were there and also gave updates for their respective groups. After the event, I spoke with them and one, who is not a Fellow of our College, admitted to being amazed at the number of things ICD does. Although I felt justifiably proud of this compliment to our accomplishments, I also felt a bit of disappointment – we do great things, and should not be shy about sharing that with the world. If you...

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District 4 News — Dr. Augusto R. Elias Boneta Received the Giant of Hispanic Dental Medicine Award

July 22, 2019 — Mini Congress, San Juan, PR — On September 29, 2018, Dr. Augusto R. Elias Boneta received the Giant of Hispanic Dental Medicine Award from the Hispanic Dental Association. The recipient of this award has demonstrated an outstanding career of professional leadership, education, research and public service. Thank you for Serving Others! Retrieved from: Facebook

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District 8 News — Dr. Keith W. Suchy 2019 Nonprofit Volunteer of the Year

July 22, 2019 — ICD USA Section Deputy Regent Dr. Keith W. Suchy was named the 2019 Nonprofit Volunteer of the Year by the West Suburban Philanthropic Network (WSPN) during their 17th Annual Philanthropy Awards luncheon. "People's Resource Center (PRC) supporter and former Board President, Keith Suchy, D.D.S was awarded the Nonprofit Volunteer of the Year award. During the twenty-two years, Dr. Suchy was on the PRC Board, he was instrumental in starting the Dental Clinic, which served low-income residents. When the clinic closed, he founded the Chicago Dental Society Foundation Dental Clinic, which is in operation today. The clinic has provided over $2.8 million in free dental care to families who otherwise could...

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District 13 News — Dr. Ronald E. Fritz Trip to Oaxaca, México

July 19, 2019 — Oaxaca, México San Gabriel is a small town in the foothills of the Southern Sierra Madre mountain range, which runs East/West thru Oaxaca. The town has less than 5,000 inhabitants and most of them are very needy, leading meager lives. For many, dentistry is beyond their reach, so a decision was made to move in for a week with portable dental equipment invented and designed by Gayle Cheatwood, DDS, FADI, along with medical, gynecological, and vision specialists with equipment to check eyes and glasses to distribute. Some of these people have been unable to read for years, and the look on their faces as they see the words again is...

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District 15 News — Dr. Shailee Gupta leads the Saint David's Foundation Dental Program

July 19, 2019 — Dr. Shailee Gupta leads the Saint David's Foundation Dental Program. She oversees all dental services and operations. Click Here to watch the interview and read more! Thank you for "Serving Others"

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New Florida ICD Board

July 15, 2019 — Would like to Welcome our New Florida ICD Board Dr.Rodrigo Romano- Regent Dr. Jack Pruett- Vice Regent Dr. Jeff Ottley- North Counselor Dr. Gary Altschuler- West Counselor Dr. Paul R. Miller- Treasurer Dr. Hugh T. Wunderlich- Editor Your Florida ICD is currently UNDER FULL RENOVATION so stay tuned....

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District 17 News — Dr. Eva F. Ackley Received the Leadership Award from the FDA

July 3, 2019 — Florida — June 28, 2019 Dr. Eva F. Ackley received the Leadership Award from the Florida Dental Association (FDA). Congratulations Dr. Ackley! Click here to read the article on page 42 in "today's fda"

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District 17 News — Dr. Jolene O. Paramore Received the President's Award from the FDA

July 3, 2019 — Florida — June 28, 2019 Dr. Jolene O. Paramore received the President's Award from the Florida Dental Association (FDA). Congratulations Dr. Paramore! Click here to read the article on page 42 in "today's fda"

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District 17 News — Dr. Gerald W. Bird Received the Dentist of the Year Award from the FDA

July 3, 2019 — Florida — June 28, 2019 Dr. Gerald W. Bird received the Dentist of the Year Award from the Florida Dental Association (FDA). Congratulations Dr. Bird! Click here to read the article on page 42 in "today's fda" Content retrieved from Dr. Cesar R. Sabates Facebook and 2019 - March/April TFDA Publication.

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District 17 News — Dr. Terry L. Buckenheimer Received the J. Leon Schwartz Award from the FDA

July 3, 2019 — Florida — June 28, 2019 Dr. Terry L. Buckenheimer received the J. Leon Schwartz Lifetime Service Award from the Florida Dental Association (FDA). Congratulations Dr. Buckenheimer! Click here to read the article on page 42 in "today's fda" Content retrieved from Dr. Cesar R. Sabates and Buckenheimer & Bulnes DMD, PA Facebook pages and 2019 - March/April TFDA Publication.

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District 14 News — ICD Check Presented to University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine's International Student Experience Program

July 3, 2019 — Colorado Deputy Regent Dr. Karen Foster presented the International Student Experience (ISE) check in the amount of $2,754.52 on behalf of the ICD USA Section and the ICD USA Section Foundation to Dr. Elizabeth Shick, Associate Professor Dept. of Pediatrics, with the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. These funds will be used to help defray the costs of their Guatemala ISE program. The ICD USA Section International Student Experience Program provides dental students of today the educational and cultural enrichment necessary for professional leadership in the global community tomorrow. 2016 was the first year under the new name, International Student Experience Program, which reflects our support of the...

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District 11 — ICD Idaho Hosts Volunteer Seminar Presenter Dr. T. Bob Davis

July 3, 2019 — The ICD USA Section Office received the following report from Dr. T. Bob Davis, one of seven ICD Fellows who present Volunteer Seminars at dental meetings throughout the country. “I am returning from the June 2019 Boise, ID State Meeting and wanted to update you on the success! It is a small meeting with around 500 people total, maybe 200 + dentists. They met in a beautiful and very functional downtown venue, Boise Centre West and had a very prominent presence of ICD within the meeting. Deputy Regent John Kriz, a fine leader of ICD there, was my host with his wife, Carol and they did a superb job of...

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Antibiotic Resistance, What you don't know can hurt you!

June 10, 2019 — In Vancouver, British Columbia on May 10, 2019, Dr. Christine Benoit (Rhode Island), ICD Antibiotic Awareness Sub-Committee, explained the critical individual, community and global threat of antibiotic resistance. The ICD's mission is to make available information from the CDC Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work and the World Health Organization, to assist Fellows globally in understanding the critical importance of antibiotic resistance, as well as appropriate use and over-prescribing issues facing the world today. Attendees were instructed to use the ICD.org web site under Projects, and cdc.gov/getsmart to gather additional information. "Very useful information", "I'm surprised to learn that" and "wish it was longer" were comments from the USA and...

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District 4 NAVY News — NPDS Student Awards for Research

June 7, 2019 — BETHESDA, MD — JUNE 7, 2019 International College of Dentists USA Section President Peter P. Korch III presented the Student Awards for Research during the 2019 Naval Postgraduate Dental School (NPDS) Graduation Ceremony. Photo: LCDR Elizabeth A. Polak, DC, USN and Dr. Peter P. Korch III, ICD USA Section President Award Recipients Winner: LCDR Elizabeth A. Polak, DC, USN *First Runner Up: Major Parth Mewar, DC, USA Second Runner Up: Major Kimberly N. Tong, USAF, DC Photo: Major Kimberly N. Tong, DC, USA and Dr. Peter P. Korch III, ICD USA Section President Congratulations to all of the award winners! * Major Parth Mewar, DC, USA was unable to attend...

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District 8 News — Dr. Thomas E. Sullivan Volunteered with Mission of Mercy in Illinois

June 3, 2019 — Dr. Thomas E. Sullivan, former ADA Vice President and current ICD Fellow met with Sgt. Christopher Flynn an Army Veteran who served in Desert Storm and Somalia at the Mission of Mercy (MOM) event in Illinois. Dr. Sullivan and a team of volunteer dentists provided Sgt. Flynn with dental treatment. Sgt. Flynn's dental transformation took place over several months at no cost to Sgt. Flynn. "I haven't had this kind of smile and confidence for years" - Mr. Flynn told ADA News. Thank you for "Serving Others"! Click Here to read Volume 50 NO.2 ADA News - Click on the "Veteran's priceless' smile headline to read the full article.

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District 5 News — Dr. Donna Thomas-Moses' Mission Trip to the Dominican Republic

June 3, 2019 — June 1, 2019 — Dr. Donna Thomas-Moses went on a mission trip to San Pedro De Macorís, Dominican Republic. Dr. Thomas-Moses taught classes on Leadership and Relationships on her mission trip. Thank you for Serving Others! Information retrieved from: Dr. Donna Thomas-Moses' Facebook post.

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The USA Section of the International College of Dentists is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Amrita R. Patel as the Fellow Ambassador of Social Media

May 30, 2019 — GAITHERSBURG, MD—May 30, 2019 The USA Section of the International College of Dentists is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Amrita R. Patel as the Fellow Ambassador of Social Media. In this position, Dr. Patel will be working with the ICD USA Section Leaders, Staff and Fellows to strategically develop ICD USA Section news and information on their USA Section Social Media platforms. Dr. Patel was inducted into the College in 2018 with a strong commitment toward improving dental health in underserved areas within the United States and internationally along with an ongoing dedication to the education of new dentists. She is the current Chair of the New Dentist...

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