WASHINGTON, April 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In support of the
development of future dental hygiene educators, the American Dental
Education Association (ADEA) presented two dental hygiene students with
the 2013 ADEA/Crest Oral-B Laboratories Scholarship for Dental Hygiene
Students Pursuing Academic Careers at the 2013 ADEA Annual Session &
Exhibition, held March 16-19, in Seattle, Washington.
Ms. Yvonne Aitken of Eastern Washington University and Ms. Brittany
Minichbauer, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School
of Dentistry, were each awarded $2,000 to pursue education beyond an
"Crest Oral-B congratulates Ms. Aitken and Ms. Minichbauer on their
achievements," says Desi Nuckolls, Scientific Relations Manager at The
Procter & Gamble Company. "Through these scholarships given by ADEA, we
are proud to support students pursuing careers as dental hygiene
educators. We wish them the best of luck."
Each year, ADEA presents this award to two dental hygiene students who
are committed to academic careers in dental hygiene.
"The support of aspiring dental hygiene educators is one of the most
important ways we can contribute to the development of all areas of
oral health," says ADEA Chair of the Board, Stephen K. Young, D.D.S.,
For more information on allied dental education, visit www.adea.org.