Red Cross honors dentist for making a difference

Nov. 6, 2012

By Chelsea Shank

Sometimes the only payment Dr. David Uhrik gets for his services at Westside Dental is a smile, hug or a handshake -- and that's more than OK with him.

Uhrik is among the 2 percent of health care providers in the United States who participate with medical assistance, he said.

He provides dental care to the underprivileged and poor in York City at little to no cost.

And, thanks to his coworkers' nomination, this year he is being honored as one of nine local individuals -- and one dog -- chosen as the 2012 American Red Cross Heroes of York and Adams Counties.

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