The World Dental Hygienist Awards, sponsored by the Sunstar Foundation, recognise dental hygienists who have made significant contributions to the dental and dental hygiene communities, their profession, or to the general public. Licensed/certified dental hygienists and students of dental hygiene are eligible to enter. Winners receive cash prizes ranging from $5,000 to $2,000 and a commemorative trophy, as well as travel to the 2016 International Symposium on Dental Hygiene. Further details are on
The award ceremony will take place at the 20th Symposium of the International Federation of Dental Hygienists (IFDH), June 23-25, 2016, in Basel, Switzerland.