April 2022 Update: Submissions now closed. Winners announced.
MouthWatch is honored to announce that we have partnered with the American Dental Education Association to offer scholarship opportunities to dental and dental hygiene students! Innovation and technology is changing the way dentistry is performed. The scholarships are aimed to recognize students who express the desire to transform oral health through leadership and innovative care delivery.
ADEA/MouthWatch Patti DiGangi Scholarship for Hygiene Innovation
Ms. DiGangi is a trailblazer, mentor and advocate who is dedicated to expanding and advancing career opportunities for dental hygienists. Her passion for dental hygiene and commitment to excellence have led to Ms. DiGangi to mentor others to help them reach their potential. Ms. DiGangi’s career has spanned decades and pushed for the improvement in patient care through the use of dental codes, technology and healthcare integration. As an early innovator Ms. DiGangi saw the potential that teledentistry and innovation has to reach a larger patient population and increase the efficiency of care she leads by example.
This scholarship is open to dental hygiene students who have completed at least one year of an accredited dental hygiene program.
ADEA/MouthWatch Predoctoral Dental Student Scholarship for Innovation
MouthWatch created the scholarship to recognize students who demonstrate leadership, dedication to care and an appreciation of the role of innovation in providing more effective care. The field of dentistry provides many opportunities for dentists to use innovative technology for better patient outcomes. Dental students who are committed to the advancement of the dental profession are invited to apply. The scholarship is open predoctoral students pursuing a career in dentistry and demonstrate professional excellence and strive to make a difference in the field of dentistry through the use of innovative technology.
For further details, visit the ADEA website.