The Mirror, CAPD's Newsletter, June 2014 June, 2014 - Page 11

CDA AWARD WINNERS: RECOGNIZING EXCELLENCE Exceptional individuals were recognized for their contributions to the dental profession, the dental community or the oral health of Canadians at the annual CDA award ceremonies held in Ottawa in April. The Award of Merit recognizes an individual who has served in an outstanding capacity in the governing or service of CDA over a sustained period of time, or who has made similar outstanding contributions to the dental profession, the dental community, or the oral health of Canadians and/or society at large. This year, there were 3 recipients of the award including CAPD’s Dr. Dennis Bedard. In addition to his many notable career achievements, including associate professor in the department of pediatric dentistry at the University of Alberta and past-president of the Alberta Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Alberta Society of Dental Specialists, Dr. Denn \