Hu-Friedy, ADHA present Master Clinician Award winner

Aug. 29, 2008
Diane Thomas, RDH, is first recipient of new dental hygiene award.

Hu-Friedy has a long standing connection to the dental hygiene community. Dental hygienists have been using Hu-Friedy products for 100 years, and over these years Hu-Friedy has learned the special importance of supporting and honoring our customers.

One special development illustrating Hu-Friedy's support of the dental hygiene community takes form in the new ADHA Master Clinician Award sponsored by Hu-Friedy. The award is presented to the dental hygienist who demonstrates outstanding clinical expertise in relating the interdependence of clinical practice and patient education for the improvement of patient compliance. This is the first year the award has been issued. There are several criteria a candidate must meet, including 10 years in clinical practice and current member of the ADHA.

Hu-Friedy and the ADHA are proud to congratulate the 2008 ADHA Master Clinician Award recipient:

Diane Brucato – Thomas, RDH

Diane was presented with a commemorative Award and $5000 at the ADHA Annual Awards luncheon held during the Annual Session. Diane was touched and delighted to receive the first ADHA Master clinical award after being nominated by a colleague.

For full details on entry requirements for the ADHA Master Clinical Awards, please visit:

ADHA is the largest national organization representing the professional interests of more than 150,000 dental hygienists across the country. Dental hygienists are preventive oral health professionals, licensed in dental hygiene, who provide educational, clinical and therapeutic services that support total health through the promotion of optimal oral health. For more information about ADHA, dental hygiene or the link between oral health and general health, visit ADHA at