In recognition of 40 years of volunteer service in Latin America and his community in Texas, the American Dental Association (ADA), Chicago, has selected Thomas Bobby Davis, DMD, as the 2018 ADA Humanitarian Award recipient. Davis will be honored at ADA 2018, October 18-22 in Honolulu.The ADA Humanitarian Award annually recognizes one ADA member who has created a legacy of improving the oral health of underserved populations in the U.S. and abroad. The award includes a $10,000 donation to the dental charity or project of the recipient‘s choice.
Since 1977, Davis has led humanitarian trips to Mexico and Central America where he and his team treat the neediest populations. In 2014, he was named Dentist of the Year by the Texas Academy of General Dentistry.
From MENTOR. April 2018;9(4): 10.