Ann Eshenaur Spolarich, PhD, RDH, FSCDH, professor and director of research at A.T. Still University’s Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ATSU-ASDOH), was recently honored by the American Dental Hygienists’ Association with the Heart to Hands Award for her lifetime service to patients with special needs. The award recognizes three dental hygienists for their dedication to the profession and passion for bringing about positive change.
“I am incredibly honored to be recognized by my peers for my contributions to special care dental hygiene,” says Dr. Eshenaur Spolarich. “Treating those with special needs is a privilege, and it brings me great joy to know that I am making a difference in their lives. It is a gift to be able to help improve the oral health of my patients.”