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District 6 News — Dr. H. Clifton Simmons III Receives the 2017 Dr. Jack Wells Memorial Dedication to Dentistry Award

July 11, 2017 — At the TDA’s Opening Session and Breakfast of the 150th Annual Session, Dr. H. Clifton Simmons III was presented with the TDA’s highest honor – the Dr. Jack Wells Memorial Dedication to Dentistry Award. In his acceptance speech, Dr. Simmons thanked those friends, family and educators who paved the way for the challenges and opportunities he encountered during his professional path. A native of Portland, Tennessee, Dr. Simmons graduated from the Tennessee Technological University in 1971 and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in 1977. Dr. Simmons has served the dental needs of the Nashville area for more than 39 years...

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District 6 News — Dr. Barry Hopper Named 2016 Health Equity Hero

April 10, 2017 — DentaQuest Honors Dentists For Removing Barriers to Dental Care January 10, 2017 By: Michelle Manchir DentaQuest in December named seven health leaders 2016 Health Equity Heroes, including ICD Fellow Dr. Barry Hopper. The awards are given to people who have "made significant contributions toward removing barriers to health services advocating for the underserved and addressing health disparities." Dr. Barry Hopper Dr. Hopper, of Bristol, Tennessee, achieved this by developing and funding the mass production of disposable toothbrushes with preapplied xylitol toothpaste that children in public schools in his home county can use to brush their teeth in a school classroom or hallway without water. He has distributed 40,000 of the...

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Class of 2016 — District 6 New Fellows

October 26, 2016 — Congratulations to the New Fellows from District 6 inducted October 21, 2016 in Denver, CO! Regent: Gerald R. Karr - TN Vice Regent: Arnold S. Jacobson - MO Deputy Regents: H. Fred Howard - KY; John L. Sheets - MO; James R. Hight, Jr. - TN; Michael D. Medovic - WV Inductees: George Adams Jr. - Nashville, TN Jeffrey D. Amstutz - Memphis, TN Carrie Kiefer Arquitt - Springfield, MO Scott Gibson Blackman - Clarksville, TN David Warren Champion, Jr. - Hixson, TN William E. Collins - Pikeville, KY H. Groves Cooke III - Washington, MO Jon M. Copeland - Wildwood, MO Guy Deyton - Kansas City, MO Daphne C...

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District 6 News — Dr. DeWayne B. McCamish Elected President of the American Association of Orthodontists

June 27, 2016 — ST. LOUIS – May 3, 2016 Dr. DeWayne B. McCamish, DDS, MS, an orthodontist with offices in Chattanooga, Signal Mountain, and Ooltewah, Tennessee, has been elected the 2016-17 president of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), the world's oldest and largest dental specialty organization with more than 18,000 members. The election was recently held during the AAO's 116 th Annual Session in Orlando. "It is both a privilege and an honor to serve orthodontic patients and the orthodontists who provide their treatment the world over through the AAO," said Dr. McCamish. "Each year the AAO helps members deliver the best possible care to their patients by providing them and their...

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Class of 2015 - District 6

November 16, 2015 — Congratulations to the Class of 2015 District 6 Inducted November 6, 2015 in Washington, DC Regent Gerald R. Karr - Clarksville, TN Jonathan R. Abraham - Charleston, WV Garth D. Bobrowski - Greensburg, KY Robert B. Carney III - Jackson, TN Larry L. Cunningham, Jr. - Lexington, KY Ansley Howell Depp - Highland Heights, KY John Porter Dinsmore - Knoxville, TN Tom Flanagan - Chattanooga, TN James L. Fox - Cape Girardeau, MO John M. Freeze - Cape Girardeau, MO Vicki Davis Guffey - Knoxville, TN Lori Henderson - Columbia, MO Sue-Young Hong - St. Louis, MO Ben Jamison - Murfreesboro, TN Michael R. Johnson - Hixson, TN Roger Dale...

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