Author: lucyhobbs

A moment with ADA second VP Dr. Maria C. Maranga

  • October 20, 2020
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Dr. Maria Maranga revels in the role of “connector”. Yesterday, the American Dental Association House of Delegates voted the Aquebogue, New York endodontist as its second vice president, and she plans to put that proficiency to work immediately for 163,000 ADA member dentists across the U.S. “As an organization we must connect members with the tools they need to succeed in practice. As leaders we need to connect to the next generation to mentor our future leaders,” said Dr. Maranga,…

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Pioneers for progress: Benco Dental’s Lucy Hobbs Project honors 6 women in dentistry

  • October 1, 2020
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Meet the founder of two institutes and a university bachelor’s program, a front runner of advanced dental surgical techniques, an advocate for the oral care of 28,000 children and counting, the mind behind 100-plus medical devices and technology, an engineer of empowerment, and a unifier of oral health and medicine. They are Lucy Hobbs. Dr. Lucy Hobbs Taylor earned her dental degree in 1866, advancing equality for her gender. She defied nearly a decade of resistance, leading with clinical proficiency…

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NSK recognized for their handpiece designed with women-in-mind: Nano 95LS

  • November 14, 2019
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From Phoenix to Chicago and across the U.S., NSK Dental made an impression on women in dentistry this fall. On September 28, the American Association of Women Dentists (AAWD) recognized the company’s Nano 95LS electric handpiece attachment in the 2019 Best New Product Contest. During the 98th Annual Conference of AAWD at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa, in Phoenix, 2019 President Dr. Brittany Bergeron presented the award to NSK representative Katie Capalungan. NSK Representative Katie Capalungan (left) accepted recognition…

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Women in dentistry unite in Chicago this week at event hosted by Lucy Hobbs Project, Cameo Dental Specialists

  • October 1, 2019
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On October 3-5 at The Blackstone, Benco Dental’s annual celebration honors 6 exemplary women, features 9 inspirational speakers and supports Let It Be Us. This week in Chicago, The Lucy Hobbs Project, in partnership with Cameo Dental Specialists, will celebrate six outstanding women in dentistry. On October 3-5, The Blackstone Hotel, 636 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605 will welcome Benco Dental’s 7th annual Celebration named in tribute to Dr. Lucy Hobbs Taylor, the first American female to earn a…

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Women in dentistry to convene at The Blackstone in Chicago next week

  • September 26, 2019
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A distinguished destination for celebrating change makers in dentistry Since 1910, The Blackstone has attracted celebrities, socialites, and politicians. It is named after Timothy Blackstone, who was the president of Union Stock Yards and the Chicago & Alton Railroad.  In 2019 it will host exemplary women in dentistry (read about all six award recipients here!) during the 7th annual Lucy Hobbs Project Celebration. On October 3-5, Benco Dental, in partnership with Cameo Dental Specialists, invites women in dentistry to bring their dental…

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