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Hu-Friedy wire bending contest

July 22, 2010
Hu-Friedy honors orthodontist/artists for creativity.
CHICAGO, Illinois--Hu-Friedy, a leader in the manufacturing of dental instruments, has announced the winners of the Seventh Annual Hu-Friedy Wire Bending Contest during the annual convention of the American Association of Orthodontics.Residents, established clinicians, and assistants were eligible to submit creative works of art made from single or multiple orthodontic wires. The winning entrants were Dr. Aaron Swapp of Dallas, Texas, who created a multiplewire chess set and Dr. Daniel Nguyen, who fashioned a single-wire Phoenix Bird. Hu-Friedy awarded $3,000 of Hu-Friedy ortho products to Dr. Swapp and $1,000 of Hu-Friedy ortho products to Dr. Nguyen.Entries were submitted and displayed in May at the Hu-Friedy booth during the AAO convention.“We are pleased to sponsor this fun-filled and exciting event,” said Hu-Friedy President and CEO Ron Saslow. “These entries are representative of the important role orthodontic practitioners play in the dental community, creating beautiful smiles by the blending of science and art.”For more information and to learn about Hu-Friedy products and services, call (800) HU-FRIEDY or visit read more about Hu-Friedy, go to Hu-Friedy.To comment on this subject, go to