Monthly Archives: August 2018

Oral Healthcare Innovators Competition at Greater New York Dental Meeting

Exciting New Opportunity for Entrepreneurially Dental Students

CASH AWARDS

Grand Prize $2,000
Second Place $1,500
Third Place $1,000
Fourth Place $500

Do you have an innovative idea that could revolutionize oral healthcare and/or the dental industry?

Apply today to win a chance to compete at the Dr. Edward B. Shils Entrepreneurial Fund, Inc., Dentsply Sirona and Hispanic Dental Association (HDA)’s, first ever start-up funding competition. This exciting new program will feature two powerful social entrepreneur keynote speakers followed by a competition featuring oral healthcare innovators vying to win funds for their start-up projects. If chosen to compete, you will have 5-7 minutes to “pitch” your project to a panel of demanding industry judges. Only three projects will be chosen. A minimal travel stipend will be given to each competing participant, or team who live outside of New York City.

The event will take place on Sunday, November 25, 2018 from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM in Room 2 South Concourse of the Javits Convention Center as part of the HDA Annual Conference during the Greater New York Dental Meeting in New York City. The panel of judges will include Corporate entrepreneurs.

Contest Rules for Applicants / DEADLINE: November 12, 2018

  • Must be currently enrolled and in good standing with an accredited U.S. or Canada university or college
  • Must be able to travel to New York City for the event.
  • Must be able to demonstrate leadership skills, significant interest in social responsibility in the dental industry, and articulate goals.
  • Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Must be an innovative thinker.
  • Must have a viable project.
  • Must be able to justify how your project will improve:
    • the treatment of patients related to oral healthcare
    • dental products or services
    • or within the oral healthcare education setting
    • a dental industry related humanitarian program

Contest Guidelines

In no more than 1,500 words create a document that includes your full name and contact details and a synopsis of your project. The project must target and or be designed to resolve a patient treatment challenge, a product or service challenge, a dental education challenge, OR is focused on a dental industry related humanitarian program. PowerPoint/video may be included. You must also include how your project is currently used or how it can be used moving into the future, and how it is different from what is available at this time.

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Dr. EDWARD B.SHILS
Dentsp Sirona

Competition Application – Don’t miss out on this ground breaking opportunity.

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY

The above signature verifies acceptance of judges’ decision. Please remember to attach your
project synopsis and any corresponding video/PowerPoint.

Application Deadline November 12, 2018

Send to:
Jen Blake, HDA Managing Director
HDADirector@hdassoc.org
317-714-0037

By submitting an application or accepting any prize, the applicant represents and warrants that the project, including any videos, photographs, essays, etc., is the original creation of the applicant, has not been copied in whole or in part from any other work, does not violate or infringe any copyright or trademark or other proprietary right of any other person or entity, is the sole property of the applicant and has not been previously published.

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Seeking Nominations for the Board of Trustees

Dear HDA members,

If you are passionate about the mission of Hispanic Dental Association and are interested in participating as a Board of Trustees Member, we are now accepting nominations and applications for 2019 new board members. To apply you must be a member in good standing with the HDA. Board positions are open to all dental professional membership categories. Please submit your application (using the form on this page), and email us a copy of your current C.V. and 2 letters of professional recommendation to HDADirector@hdassoc.org. The deadline for submissions is October 19, 2018.

Thank you for your continued support of HDA and our mission.

Hispanic Dental Association
A National Non-Profit Focused on Oral Health Education & Service
https://hdassoc.org/
HDADirector@hdassoc.org

Board of Director Application

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HDA Professional Member Benefit

Complimentary profile feature for practitioners on www.odontologia-us.com

Attention HDA Members: We are glad to inform you that because of our collaboration with Hispanic Market Advisors (HMA), HDA members are now eligible to contribute content in order to be featured on https://odontologia-us.com/blog/

For your own convenience, as a participating dentist, you can submit content in English and Odontologia-us.com will translate it to Spanish at no cost for you, the dentist. Alternatively, you can create a blog entry from scratch. Either way, follow the link below to submit the request.

Create your Blog Post and Reach New Hispanic Clients in Your Local Community

Proper attribution

Odontologia-us.com will give proper attribution along with a link to the dentist’s website. By sharing their knowledge and expertise with the Hispanic community in the United States, participating dentists will showcase their practice to this audience and increase opportunities to bring new patients in need of their professional services.

Benefits for dentists

At Hispanic Dental Association (HDA) and Hispanic Market Advisors (HMA) we understand that the best way for dentists to reach Hispanic prospects and patients in search of dental services is to allow them to find them on the Web. For this reason, we are developing this program where dentists can contribute content to Odontologia-us at no cost for HDA members

Reach US Hispanics

Take this opportunity to ask us questions and begin publishing blogs that will help you reach the fastest growing segment of our nation. In turn, you will have a unique and targeted chance to increase your traceability and addressability- essential components to connect with new patients in need of your professional services.

Create your Spanish-Language Profile and Expand Your Latino Reach in Your Local Community

Hispanic Dental Association
A National Non-Profit Focused On Oral Health Education & Service
https://hdassoc.org/
HDADirector@hdassoc.org

COLGATE-PALMOLIVE NUESTROS NIÑOS CONTEST

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN

1. How to Enter:

Colgate -Palmolive Company (“Sponsor”) invites you (“Entrant”) to enter the Nuestros Niños Contest (“Contest”). Entries will be accepted from 12:01 A.M. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on June 6, 2018 through 11:59 P.M. EST on October 1, 2018 (“Entry Period”). To enter the Contest, submit your case study during the Entry Period, which must include case study information, digital x-rays, charts, narrative for Hispanic pediatric patients less than 18 years old. All patient images, names and identifiers must be blocked or deleted to mask the identity of the patient to comply with HIPAA Privacy Act. If required, also submit consent release forms signed by the parent or patient prior to submission.

Entrants may submit their entries by electronic mail, to HDADirector@hdassoc.org. Entries that have been tampered with or altered are void. A HSDA chapter can submit more than one entry. All Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned and only Entries which comply with these Official Rules will be considered.

2. Eligibility.

The Contest is open only to students at dental schools with Hispanic Student Dental Association (“HSDA”) chapters (see the list of participating schools in Exhibit A) who are at least 18 years of age at the date of entry, as well as faculty mentor. The Contest is not open to employees of Sponsor, and its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies, retailers, distributors (collectively, “Contest Entities”), and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, such employees. Void where prohibited by law.

3. Eligible Entries:

By submitting an Entry or accepting any prize, Entrant represents and warrants that the Entry, including any videos, photographs, essays, etc., is the original creation of the Entrant, has not been copied in whole or in part from any other work, does not violate or infringe any copyright or trademark or other proprietary right of any other person or entity, is the sole property of the Entrant and has not been previously published.

4. IMPORTANT:

If an Entry is selected as a potential winner, any other person(s) (or parent/legal guardian if person(s) featured are considered minors in their state of residence) appearing in the Entry and any potential travel companion of a potential winner, if applicable, will be required to sign a publicity and liability release and waiver of liability and if the Entry was photographed or taped by someone other than Entrant, such person will be required to sign a transfer of ownership and liability release prior to Entrant being deemed an eligible winner.

Entry must not: contain inappropriate or defamatory words/statements (including words or symbols that are considered offensive to individuals of any race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic group); depict any dangerous activities or situations; include threats to any person, place, business, or group; disparage persons or organizations associated with the Sponsor; invade the privacy or other rights of any person, firm or entity; contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to any and all applicable federal, state, or local laws or regulations; display any commercial/corporate advertising (including, but not limited to, corporate logos, brand names, trademarks, slogans, political, personal and religious statements); contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; contain material that is inappropriate, indecent (including, but not limited to, nudity or pornography), profane, obscene, hateful, tortuous, slanderous or libelous and may not in any way reference persons or organizations without their written permission; contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including, but not limited to, privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement; communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Entry that, in its sole opinion, refers, depicts or in any way reflects negatively upon the Sponsor, the Contest or any other person or entity, or does not comply with these requirements or these Official Rules. Submissions must be suitable for presentation in a public forum, including, but not limited to, television commercials, in sole determination of Sponsor.

5. Judging Criteria:

Contest submission should include:
1. A report detailing:

  • The patients dental and medical history and treatment plan
  • Considerations for cultural and socioeconomic factors
  • Preventive evaluation and recommendations
  • Patient outcomes

The entries received during the Entry Period which comply with these Official Rules will be judged on –

  1. Thoroughness of dental evaluation and treatment plan (25%)
  2. TConsideration of cultural and socioeconomic factors (25%)
  3. TPreventive evaluation and recommendations (25%)
  4. TPatient outcomes (25%)

Representatives of Sponsor and Hispanic Dental Association (HDA) will choose the winners. In the event of a tie, the tying Entry with the highest score for preventive evaluation and recommendations will be the winner. In the event of a further tie, the entrants will be re-judged based on consideration for the cultural and socioeconomic factors. The decision of the judges is final.

6. Prizes:

Two (2) Grand Prizes will be awarded, consisting of:

2 students will each receive a $4,000 scholarship from HDA, as well as a 1 night trip for student and 1 faculty advisor to attend the Hispanic Dental Association Meeting in November 2018 during the Greater New York Dental Meeting plus $500 for the winning chapter. Approximate retail value of prize is $6,200 per student, $1,200 per faculty member, and $500 per chapter, depending on residence of winner and guest and fares at time of departure. ARV of all prizes: $15,000. Trip includes: round-trip coach air transportation for each student and each faculty advisor to New York City from a major commercial airport in the United States, near the winner’s primary residence, as determined by Sponsor and hotel, and 1-night hotel accommodations. In the event a Winner resides within 150 miles of Location, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute ground transportation for air transportation. All other expenses not specifically mentioned herein, including but not limited to, food, beverages, additional hotel amenities or fees and gratuities, are the responsibility of winner and traveling companions. Winner and travel companions must travel on same itinerary. Travel and hotel accommodations are subject to availability. Certain blackout dates and material restrictions may apply. Arrangements for the fulfillment of the Prize will be made by Sponsor. The Prize is non-transferable and no substitution by winners or cash equivalent is allowed. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize of equal or greater value at its sole discretion. All fees, federal, state, local tax payments and reporting or other expenses relating to the use, acceptance and possession of prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. An IRS Form 1099 will be filed on behalf of winner for the retail value of the Prize. Any minor guest must be accompanied by parent/legal guardian on trip.

7. Winner Notification:

Each3winner will be notified by email, phone or both at the discretion of the Sponsor on or about October 20, 2018. The return of a prize notification as undeliverable or inability to contact a potential winner may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. Winners (or parent/legal guardian if potential Winner is deemed a minor in his/her state of residence) and any person depicted in the Entry and any person who took or recorded the Entry and any travel companion of the winner will be required to execute and return within fourteen (14) days of notification an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release, a publicity release and a transfer of ownership, as applicable (collectively, “Release”), except where prohibited by law. Failure to sign and return the Release within fourteen (14) days, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules or the prize notification letter will result in a potential winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to an alternate winner.

Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a background check of any and all public records relating to the winner and all persons depicted in the Entry, including, without limitation, civil and criminal court records and police reports. To the extent necessary under law, a potential winner and all persons depicted in the Entry (or parent/legal guardian if person is deemed a minor) shall authorize this background check. In that regard, the potential winner and all persons depicted in the Entry (or parent/legal guardian if that person is deemed a minor) will be obligated to provide necessary contacts and information so that Sponsor may conduct such background checks. In the event that Sponsor decides in its sole discretion to do a background check and any potential winner or any person (or parent/legal guardian if person is deemed a minor) refuses to agree to a background investigation, or if Sponsor finds that Entrant or any such person has been convicted of a felony or if information discovered is deemed potentially harmful to the image of the Sponsor (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion), potential winner maybe disqualified and an alternate may be selected. Sponsor reserves the right (in its sole discretion) to disqualify any potential winner based on background check results.

Submission of the Entry grants Sponsor and its agents an unlimited worldwide, perpetual license and right to use, publicly perform and use the Entry in any way, including, without limitation, in partial and edited form, in any and all media, without limitation, without consideration to the Entrant or any other person. Sponsor also permits the HSDA chapter from which each Entry was received to use, publicly perform and use the Entry in any way, including, without limitation, in partial and edited form, in any and all media, without limitation; however, such dental school may not license or otherwise transfer such rights to any third party, including but not limited to a competitor of Sponsor.

8. General Terms.

Entrants on their behalf, and on behalf of their respective heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors and assigns agree to release, defend, indemnify and hold harmless Contest Entities, and those working on their behalf, and each of their respective officers, directors, representatives, employees, agents, successors and assigns, from any damage, injury, death, loss or other liability, either at law or equity, whether known or unknown, asserted or non-asserted, that may arise from or in any way relate to any Entrant’s participation in this Contest or the awarding, acceptance, use or misuse of any Prize, including any travel related activities. Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. This Contest shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, regardless of principles of conflicts of laws that may require the application of the laws of another jurisdiction. Any action or litigation concerning this Agreement shall take place exclusively in the federal or state courts sitting in New York, New York, and each Entrant expressly consents to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waives all defenses of lack of jurisdiction and inconvenient forum with respect to such courts. Each Entrant agrees to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of the State of New York. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS CONTEST. ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEYS’ FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ENTRANT, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Contest as contemplated herein, due to events, including but not limited to, fire, flood, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal, state, or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or other causes not within Sponsors’ control, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, extend or terminate the Contest. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, Official Rules, administration of the Contest or in the announcement of any winner or Prize. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass Entries or Entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged, illegible or postage due mail/Entries; (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of Entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive Entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; (iii) any injury or damage to Entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Contest, or (iv) the failure of any third party to comply with the instructions and proper administration of this Contest. By participating in the Contest, Entrant (x) agrees to be bound by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (y) agrees to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Contest. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to: permanently disqualify from any Contest it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules; and terminate the Contest or the online portion of the Contest if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Contest), or to select winners from among all eligible Entries received prior to termination. LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

9. Administrator:

All decisions of the Sponsor and the judges shall regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Contest shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical or printing or other errors, administration of the Contest, the announcement of the prizes or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Contest.

10. Winners’ List:

The name of the winners may be obtained by mailing a self-addressed, stamped envelope (postage not required for Vermont residents) after October 31, 2018 by January 31, 2019 to Sponsor at: Colgate-Palmolive Company, Attention: Nuestros Niños Contest, 300 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10022.

11. Privacy:

To learn more about the ways Sponsor may use and share your information and about your privacy choices, read the Colgate-Palmolive’s Privacy Statement at http://www.Colgate.com/app/Colgate/US/Corp/LegalPricacy.cvsp.

Exhibit A

List of Eligible Dental Schools

ALABAMA University of Alabama, School of Dentistry
ARIZONA A.T. Still University Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health
CALIFORNIA The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of University of Southern California
University of California Los Angeles
University of the Pacific
Western University
CONNECTICUT University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine
COLORADO University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine
FLORIDA University of Florida, College of Dentistry
NOVA Southeastern College of Dental Medicine
LECOM Dental School of Medicine
GEORGIA Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University
ILLINOIS University of Illinois-Chicago Dental School
IOWA The University of Iowa College of Dentistry
KENTUCKY University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
University of Louisville Dental School
MARYLAND University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery
MASSACHUSETTS Tufts University
Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine
MICHIGAN University of Michigan School of Dentistry
University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry
MINNESOTA University of Minnesota
MISSISSIPPI University of Mississippi School of Dentistry
MISSOURI University of Missouri Kansas City
NEBRASKA Creighton University
NEVADA University of Nevada – Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine
NEW JERSEY Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
NEW YORK Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
New York University College of Dentistry
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine
Touro College of Dental Medicine
NORTH CAROLINA University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Dentistry
OHIO Ohio State University College of Dentistry
OREGON Oregon Health & Science University
Pacific University School of Dental Hygiene Studies
PENNSYLVANIA University of Pittsburgh
Temple University School of Dentistry
University of Pennsylvania
PUERTO RICO University of Puerto Rico School of Dentistry
TENNESSEE Meharry Medical College of Dentistry
University of Tennessee College of Dentistry
TEXAS University of Texas – School of Dentistry at Houston
University of Texas – San Antonio
Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry
VIRGINIA Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry
WASHINGTON University of Washington
WASHINGTON, DC Howard University College of Dentistry
WISCONSIN Marquette University

“Midyear Report”

Anna M. Munné, MD, DDS, MS, FACD - 2018 HDA President

The Hispanic Dental Association hit the ground running and has not stopped yet. Ten committees were initiated and populated with HDA Board and members from around the country. (It is not too late to become a member of one of these committees.) Great things are happening and the HDA is on the move to carry HDA into the future of Oral Health Innovations and continuation of the HDA Mission. There is no better time to be an HDA member. Some highlights so far in 2018.

New and Revived Student Chapters

  • Marquette University School of Dentistry
  • The Ohio State University
  • Touro College of Dental Medicine
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine

New Professional Chapters Forming

  • Pennsylvania Hispanic Dental Association
  • Los Angeles Hispanic Dental Association
  • Puerto Rico Hispanic Dental Association

HDA Headquarters

  • Closed Austin Office
  • Established a Washington, DC address
  • Established a satellite office in Reading, PA

Employees

  • Promoted Ms. Jen Blake to Managing Director
  • Hired Ms. Naydeen Mena as Administrative Assistant for Reading office
  • Dr. Ivan Lugo instated as Chief Learning Officer
  • Search Committee for Executive Director

Social Media/Website

  • All social media sites have been updated for professionals and students
  • New dentists’ social media platform created
  • Website main frame was changed and it is experiencing constant updates and improvements

Membership

  • Categories have been reviewed and updated as needed
  • Membership benefits continue to be increased

HDA Leadership has been present and involved at:

  • Yankee Dental Congress
  • ADA Diversity and Inclusion Committee Meeting
  • Chicago Midwinter Meeting
  • Georgia Hispanic Dental Meeting
  • American Student Dental Association (ASDA) Annual Conference
  • American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Annual Conference
  • Texas Dental Association Annual Conference
  • Special Olympics/Special Smiles Program of Illinois and National Program
  • Mom n PA Dental Mission in Reading, PA
  • Austin Hispanic Dental Meeting
  • Academy of General Dentistry Annual Conference
  • Society of American Indian Dentists Annual Conference
  • National Dental Association Annual Meeting
  • Massachusetts Hispanic Dental Association 8th Symposium in Dental Careers
  • ADA President-elects’ Conference
  • University of Puerto Rico Leadership Conference, HDA Healthcare Executive Development Academy (HEDA) and Service Project
  • UNIDOSUS/Red Nose Campaign/Webinar and Service Projects
  • Oral Health America Medicare Symposium

HDA Annual Conferences/Symposiums

  • September 8, 2018 – CHICAGO: Student Regional Conference University of Illinois School of Dentistry at Chicago
  • September 27 – 30, 2018 – PUERTO RICO: Mini Congress – Education, Service and Fun
  • November 23 – 26, 2018 – HDA ANNUAL CONFERENCE: During the Greater New York Dental Meeting – Full line up of education, governance and networking
  • April 10 – 14, 2019 – 2019 HDA ANNUAL CONFERENCE – Crystal City, VA (Right outside of Washington, DC.): In conjunction with the National Hispanic Medical Association – full line up of education and networking
  • 2019 – Student Regional Conference – LOS ANGELES: University of Southern California – date TBD

“We are continuing to work to improve the dental profession for Hispanics and to assist the needs of all Hispanic and underserved minorities”
Please participate in our events. Your contribution shows support and caring for our mission.

HDA Mission Statement
As the leading voice for Hispanic Oral Health we provide Service, Education, Advocacy and Leadership for promotion of Overall Health of the Hispanic and other under-served communities.

 

Hispanic Dental Association
A National Non-Profit we are the leaders for Hispanic Oral Health providing Service, Education, Advocacy and Leadership.
https://hdassoc.org/
HDADirector@hdassoc.org
202-559-9259

Attention Hispanic Student Dental Association Members (HSDA)

Attention Hispanic Student Dental Association Members

Win a trip to the 2018 Greater New York Dental Meeting Win cash prizes for yourself and student chapter

Nuestros Niños 2018

Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals, Inc and the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA) invite you to participate in Nuestros Niños, a program designed to address oral health care issues, including prevention and oral care strategies for Hispanic children less than 18 years of age.

$4,000 will be awarded to two (2) students with the case studies that most closely meet the criteria. The two student awardees along with one faculty advisor each will receive funding to attend the Hispanic Dental Association Annual Conference in November 2018 during the Greater New York Dental Meeting. The winners will present their case studies during the meeting. The award-winning students’ HSDA Chapters will also receive $500. Students must be members of the HSDA and the faculty advisors must be members of the HDA.

Students are invited to present a case study with a Hispanic pediatric patient. This case study should include: full medical and dental history, restorative and periodontal charting, x-rays, models, all diagnostic tools used to develop the treatment plan, complete treatment plan, preventive treatment, oral hygiene recommendations and patient outcomes.

All patient images, names and identifiers must be blocked or deleted to mask the identity of the patient to comply with the HIPAA Privacy Act. If required, also submit consent release forms signed by the parent or patient prior to submission.

HSDA students must submit their final case study to HDA by October 1, 2018 for consideration. The submission should include a written report with charts and images used. Please submit to HDADirector@hdassoc.org. Submissions will be reviewed by a panel consisting of HDA members and Colgate employees and be evaluated on the following criteria; 1) thoroughness of dental evaluation and treatment plan, 2) consideration of cultural and socioeconomic factors, 3) preventive evaluation and recommendations, 4) patient outcomes

Nuestros Niños Award Application
Deadline for Application: September 1, 2018

Colgate Contest Guidelines

Winners will be announced on Oct 22, 2018
Award Ceremony, Saturday November 24, 2018
Greater New York Dental Meeting

HDA and Colgate

Nuestros niños banner HDA

Hispanic Dental Association
A National Non-Profit Focused On Oral Health Education & Service
https://hdassoc.org/