Attention Sophomore Dental Students – Scholarship Application

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Isaac Knapp Dental Education Foundation Scholarship

The Award
Two renewable scholarships of $2,000 each are awarded annually, as follows:

*Each spring, a sophomore dental student is selected for the award for study during the junior year.  As long as the student is making “satisfactory progress toward graduation,” the scholarship is renewed for the senior year.  Thus, one junior and one senior student receive the award each year.  Should any recipient not be making satisfactory progress at the end of his/her junior year, the Scholarship Committee may choose an alternated student to receive the scholarship for the senior year of study.

Qualifications for the Award
Affiliation with one of the ten counties within the Isaac Knapp District Dental Society:  Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, Jay, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wells and Whitley.  Affiliation may be interpreted in a number of ways, and applicants are asked Continue Reading »

Isaac Knapp Peer Review

Saturday, February 15th, 2014

Dentistry has always been regarded by the public as one of the most trustworthy of professions.  When there is a breakdown of that trust, conflicts between patients and their dentists may develop.  Questions of acceptability of treatment, appropriateness of diagnosis, the skill level at which treatment was provided, are all questions that patients find difficulty answering.

Peer review is a process by which the dental profession reviews and resolves problems or misunderstandings regarding dental treatment.  The peer review process exists for the benefit of the patient and the dentist.

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BRUSH! Program at McMillian Center

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

Brush! IKDDS ProgramFebruary, 2013 – Brush! was designed to reduce the amount of serious dental decay in children. Dental decay is the most common childhood disease, five times more common than asthma. Children miss 51 million hours of school each year due to dental related problems.

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