John C. Kois, DMD, MSDhas been selected as the Dr. Thaddeus V. Weclew Awardee of the Academy of General Dentistry. The award is given in tribute to professional dedication to the highest standards of patient care through continuing dental education and outstanding achievement in support of the Academy’s mission to foster continued proficiency among general dentists in all aspects of dentistry,
Dr. Kois is Director of the Kois Center (Seattle, WA), which is dedicated to advancing dentistry through science, using a variety of high technological teaching modalities. Dr. Kois lectures nationally and internationally and serves as the Co-Editor in Chief of the Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry.
Dr. Weclew is revered as the Academy’s founding father. The Academy of General Dentistry was founded in 1952 to serve the needs and to represent the interests of general dentists and to foster their continued proficiency through quality continuing dental education to better serve the public.