Awards

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McClanahan receives IB Bender Lifetime Educator Award

The Bender Award “acknowledges a member whose contributions to endodontics in the field of education have demonstrated excellence through selfless commitment to full-time educational pursuits, and whose valuable contributions have instilled in his or her students the desire to pursue excellence in their careers,” according to the American Association of Endodontists.

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Rao named among ADA 10 under 10

Aruna Rao, DDS ’12, was named a 2022 10 under 10 award winner by the American Dental Association. The ADA 10 under 10 recognizes “dentistry’s rising stars: dentists who are making an impact in the profession less than ten years after graduating from dental school,” according to the ADA’s website.