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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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District 6 News — Dr. Danielle Riordan Receives Distinguished Service Award

February 17, 2017 — Congratulations Dr. Riordan!

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District 6 News — Thank you message to Dr. Lori Henderson for providing free dental exam to Peace Corps applicant Young Kwon

January 4, 2017 — Dr. Lori Henderson of Columbia, MO provided a comprehensive dental examination and x-rays at no charge to Peace Corps applicant Young Kwon as part of the ICD Peace Corps program. Mrs. Mary Jo Webster from the USA Section Office received the following message from Peace Corps Applicant Young Kwon while in Morocco. "I was also so fortunate that Dr. Lori Henderson (in Columbia, MO) has been so nice and helpful to provide me with the free dental exam and x-rays for my medical application. She and the hygienist have been so friendly and willing to help me and offered me many goodies (toothpaste and floss) to take with me to...

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District 6 News — Dr. Robert C. French Provided a Free Dental Exam to Peace Corps Applicant Jessica Woods

November 2, 2016 — Dr. Robert C. French from St. Louis, MO provided a comprehensive dental examination and x-rays at no charge to Peace Corps applicant Jessica Woods as part of the ICD Peace Corps program. Photo: Jessica Woods in Ghana

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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. Robert E. Butler — 2016 MDA Dentist of the Year

September 18, 2016 — Dr. Robert E. Butler was chosen by the Missouri Dental Association for the "2016 MDA Dentist of the Year who has demonstrated outstanding service to the Association, to the profession of dentistry and/or to the community in the past year".

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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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District 6 News — Fellow in Action — Dr. Danielle Riordan Volunteers with Give Kids A Smile

February 17, 2017 — The St. Charles-based Give Kids A Smile organization recently announced it provided $314,851 worth of free dental care to 349 children in need at its clinic Feb. 19 and 20, at Saint Louis University’s Center for Advanced Dental Education, according to a press release. The clinic was made possible thanks to a host of supporters and 600 volunteers, which included 93 dentists and dental students and 133 hygienists and hygiene students. The next Give Kids A Smile clinic is set for Oct. 28 and 29. The children attending the most recent clinic received X-rays, professional cleanings, fluoride treatments and sealants, as well as fillings, root canals and oral surgery, as...

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2016 USA Section President-Elect Dr. Charles L. Smith

December 8, 2015 — Congratulations Dr. Smith!

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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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District 6 News - Dr. Craig Hollander, a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, was installed as President of the Greater St. Louis Dental Society

February 10, 2015 — Congratulations to Dr. Craig Hollander, a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, who was installed as President of the Greater St. Louis Dental Society on January 24, 2015 at Union Station. To read the Press Release please download the pdf located in the right sidebar of this page. Submitted by Dr. Arnie Jacobson

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District 6 News - Dr. Robert Schmidt receives the Gold Medal Award

February 4, 2015 — Dr. Robert Schmidt, Fellow in the International College of Dentists, received the Gold Medal Award at the Greater St. Louis Dental Society’s Installation & Awards Ceremony on January 24, 2015 at Union Station. Download the Press Release to read more! Submitted by Dr. Arnie Jacobson

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Class of 2014 - District 6

October 21, 2014 — Congratulations to the Class of 2014 - District 6 Inducted October 10, 2014 in San Antonio, TX George A. Adams Sr. - Nashville, TN J. Allen Burleson - Jonesborough, TN Paula Prince Caskey - Lexington, KY Richard W. Dycus - Cookeville, TN Mitri Alberto Ghareeb - Cross Lanes, WV Barry S. Goldenberg - St. Louis, MO Katherine Nichols Hall - Nashville, TN Michael W. King - Jackson, TN Mike Lamb - Kingsport, TN Mazyar Moshiri - Saint Louis, MO Dallas Lee Nibert - Huntington, WV Michael Walter Noble - Saint Louis, MO Jeffrey P. Okeson - Lexington, KY Theodore A. Rechtin III - St. Louis, MO Adam K. Rich -...

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