CINCINNATI — Crest + Oral-B is recognizing registered dental hygienists who go above and beyond the call of duty with the third year of its Pros in the Profession awards program, Procter and Gamble has announced.
“We have seen extraordinary entries over the past several years, which is why we must continue to honor those hygienists whose passion shines through in their everyday work,” stated John Scarchilli, scientific communications for P&G oral care. “These individuals dedicate countless hours to furthering the oral health cause, so we are pleased to be able to applaud them publicly.”
Throughout the year, Crest + Oral-B will reward four RDHs who consistently display dedication toward both their patients and their craft. Winners will receive:
- An all-expense paid trip to visit the P&G German Innovation Center at Kronberg, Germany
- A $1,000 monetary prize
- A recognition plaque
- Recognition in dental periodicals and announcements on Crest + Oral-B for Dental Professionals Facebook page and Dentalcare.com.
From September 2013 until March 2014, nominations can be submitted via a nomination tab on the Crest + Oral-B for Dental Professionals Facebook page. For the first time, hygienists may nominate themselves for the honor. Nominations can also be submitted by dentists, fellow hygienists, dental assistants, professional colleagues and collegiate colleagues, conveying why their nominee is a Pro in the Profession. In addition, Crest + Oral-B will be present at dental conventions throughout year where applications can be submitted on-site.