Ohio State Dental Journal

College Hosts First NDA Reception

(From left): Canise Bean, DMD, '95 MPH, professor-clinical, Division of General Practice and Materials Science; Kim Perry, DDS, president, National Dental Association; Traci Thompson, DDS; and Patrick Lloyd, DDS,

Jacinto Beard, '90 DDS; and Kenneth B. Chance, DDS, dean, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine,
Jacinto Beard, '90 DDS; and Kenneth B.
Chance, DDS, dean, Case Western Reserve
University School of Dental Medicine.

Following a tradition established at the American Dental Association Annual Meeting, the Midwinter Dental Meeting, and other regional and national meetings, the College of Dentistry hosted its first reception at the National Dental Association’s (NDA) 104th Annual Convention on July 21 in Dallas, Texas.

Guests gathered at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel to greet colleagues and to hear from Dean Patrick Lloyd about "what's new" at the College of Dentistry. “The reception is a special opportunity to bring our alumni and friends to network and have fun,” Dean Lloyd said. “Even when we’re clear across the country, people want to know what’s happening ‘back home’ at the College of Dentistry