Archive from December 2018

Reasons to Donate Your 2019 Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) to the ICD USA Section Foundation

December 17, 2018
Have you considered donating your RMD to the ICD USA Section Foundation? These distributions can give tax breaks and provide a convenient way to support dental projects and programs supported by the ICD USA Section Foundation. Make sure to consult your tax advisor for more information about this donation vehicle. IRA’s, 401(k)’s or Roth IRA’s (if the owner is deceased) are subject to an annual Required Minimal Distribution (RMD) once the owner reaches age 70 1/2. The IRA or 401(k)...

Fellows in Action — Missions of Love in Guatemala

December 20, 2018
MISSIONS OF LOVE Dr. Rick Scheetz is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon who has been a Fellow of the International College of Dentists for twenty years. About seven years ago he was asked by Kathleen Price, a woman from his hometown of Youngstown, Ohio, to help provide care for the extremely poor indigenous people of Guatemala. She had already sought help from the US Government and had become the largest user of the DENTON program in the United States. This...

2018 Year End Message from ICD USA Section Foundation President Dr. Dexter E. Barnes

December 27, 2018
End of the Year Message from the ICD USA Section Foundation President, Dr. Dexter E. Barnes 2018 has been a good year for the ICD USA Section and the Foundation, and with your continued support, I am looking forward to an even better 2019. I want to thank you for the privilege of serving as Foundation President. Our family will be gathering together to celebrate Christmas and New Years and we wish you all the best and hope that whatever...

Make a Difference Helping the ICD Serve Others!

December 28, 2018
By nature of your accomplishments in dentistry, you are already in a special class of professionals: ICD Fellows. ICD Fellowship recognizes your leadership in the profession and in your communities. As you well know, it is a special honor to be elected to Fellowship! You would not have been awarded Fellowship if you were not a “leader, but the question remains: despite all of your accomplishments, what will be your legacy? We urge you to consider donating to one or...