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Oral Health America honors Dr. Jack Dillenberg at their annual gala in Chicago

Dr. Jack meets and greets colleagues at the OHA reception.

Dr. Jack reconnects with dear friend, Dr. Caswell Evans, the author of the Surgeon General’s report on oral health.

After spending a week in the warm climates of St. Thomas and Key West, Dr. Jack Dillenberg traveled to Chicago for the Oral Health America’s (OHA) 28th Annual Gala and Benefit. OHA honored him with their annual Tribute Award for his lifelong service to oral health. OHA remains constant in its mission to connect communities with resources to increase access to care, improve health literacy and advocate for policies that benefit all Americans, particularly the most vulnerable.

Dr. Jack delivers his award acceptance speech.

Peg Cottrell congratulates Dr. Jack on receiving the OHA Tribute Award.

Over 600 attendees participated in the award celebration activities and showed their appreciation for his inspiring remarks with a standing ovation. The event provided Dr. Jack Dillenberg an opportunity to reconnect with many colleagues and friends from across the United States. Leaders from the dental industry, academia and associations provided a welcoming and heartfelt tribute to Dr. Jack Dillenberg’s career of community service, leadership and dental education. A number of participants generously contributed to the new Dillenberg Center for Health Innovation and Technology at ASDOH in appreciation of his lifelong commitment to the profession.

ASDOH colleagues join dental leaders in celebrating Dr. Jack’s award.