Tufts student who shared her story prepares for ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ journey

As Joyce Forbes, 24, prepares for an adventure this week that will take her 3,000 miles from her studies at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, her enthusiasm is contagious. “It’s hard to verbalize my excitement! This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and I am overjoyed. Overall, I have a strong feeling of gratefulness that […]

Women in dentistry: Share your story for a chance to win. #lhpshareyourstory

Last year Dr. Winifred J. Booker (shown) earned The Lucy Hobbs Project Humanitarian Award. Here’s HER story: “By teaching oral health in schools, we’re putting children on the right path to daily care. I’m proud to share ‘Lessons in a Lunchbox’ with my peers to make a difference, one healthy smile at a time,” says Dr. Winifred J. Booker. […]

Know a dental innovator? Nominate her today for a #LucyHobbsProject Award #LHP2018

The Lucy Hobbs Project empowers women in dentistry to drive change and deliver success through networking, innovation and giving back. One woman who embodies this is Margaret Fickess, RDA, CDA, M.Ed. Margaret (shown) — the recipient the 2017 Lucy Hobbs Project Innovator Award — embodies the qualities of an outstanding dental professional who is driven […]

Do you know a clinical expert like Dr. Andrea Joy Smith? Nominate her today for a #LucyHobbsProject Award #LHP2018

Over the past five years, The Lucy Hobbs Project® has acknowledged some incredible women in dentistry. These women have persevered throughout their careers and have set the benchmark high in our industry, similar to Dr. Lucy Hobbs Taylor, the first American woman to earn a doctorate in dentistry. Today, Benco Dental invites nominations for the […]

Did a dental mentor change your life? Nominate her today for a #LucyHobbsProject Award. #LHP2018

One year ago this month, Dr. Emily Ishkanian took the stage at Loews Philadelphia Hotel as one of the six inspirational women honored by the Lucy Hobbs Project in 2017 as the recipient of the Project’s Mentor Award. The Henderson, Nevada-based dentist demonstrated commitment to education early, graduating as Valedictorian from her high school. Upon […]

Do you know a Woman To Watch? Nominate her today for a #LucyHobbsProject Award.

Dr. Irene Marron-Tarrazzi was one of the half-dozen outstanding women who took home a 2017 Lucy Hobbs Project Award after the Project’s 5th Anniversary Celebration in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The American Dental Association Vice President embodies the fighting spirit and community devotion that pioneer Dr. Lucy Hobbs Taylor – the first American woman to earn a […]