The American Dental Association recognized ten dentists who have shown excellence early in their career. Among them are two MouthWatch clinical advisors:
- Dr. Nathan Suter, of Kirkwood, Missouri. Dr. Suter is the CEO of Access Teledentistry and owner of Green Leaf Dental Care. In partnership with the Missouri Dental Association, Dr. Suter worked to pass state legislation that expanded the use of teledentistry in Missouri. In addition, he has developed a teledentistry training workshop and has spoken nationally on the topic of teledentistry. In 2019, he received the Dentist of the Year award from the Missouri Dental Association.
- Dr. Scott Howell, of Phoenix. An educator and mentor since 2015 at A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health, Dr. Howell has created a teledentistry curriculum for dental students working with individuals with special needs, the elderly and those currently in juvenile detention centers.