A desire to gain knowledge — and share it — lured this dental hygiene professional into the world of academics. It also could be one reason he won the ADHA Educator of the Year Award just three years into his teaching career.
Dr. Peter Buschang has spent most of his career elevating the research of orthodontic graduates. Thirty years and more than 300 published papers later, he’s being honored with a lifetime achievement award.
From volunteering with international aid organizations to helping establish a dental clinic at her neighborhood mosque in Plano, this third-year dental student never comes up short on opportunities to make a difference through dentistry.
Chances are, if you’ve ever received a dollar from Dr. C. Moody Alexander, it’s never been spent. Maybe the bill is tucked into a wallet, or a drawer, or in the case of this writer, posted on a corkboard in your office. And why? Because you’re going to do the right thing.