February 2005
Access;Feb2005, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p12
This article presents information related to Debora Duerr, RDH, and Katherine Vriesema, RDH, who were named recipients of the 2004 Crest/ADHA Award for Clinical Dental Hygienists. Duerr works with AIDS Resource Centers of Wisconsin (ARCW), providing preventive oral health care for HIV-positive patients. ARCW sees to the needs of over 1,400 patients, and has grown rapidly as the advances in AIDS therapy have allowed those diagnosed with the disease to live longer, healthier lives. Vriesema works for Special Needs Dentistry (SND), a North Carolina group located in Winston-Salem that provides comprehensive oral health care to adults with special needs.


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