Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62THE GLOBE 2017 ISSN 2226-163X VOLUME 77 THE GLOBE is published annually by the International College of Dentists, Inc. for members only. Originally began publishing in 1959 under the title “ICD Newsletter”; changed to THE GLOBE in 1984. Correspondence relating to THE GLOBE should be addressed to he Editor at the College Oice (See mast- head). POSTMASTER AND MEMBERS SEND ALL EMAIL ADDRESS CHANGES to: Chelsea White, Operations Manager at the College Oice or via e-mail to EDITOR-IN-CHIEF S. Dov Sydney College Oice Flint, Michigan, USA ASSOCIATE EDITORS H. Cliton Simmons Nashville, Tennessee, USA J. Brian Clark Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada Federico Perez-Diez Guanajuato, Mexico Luis Araneda Santiago, Chile Walter van Driel Vorrshoten, Netherlands Mahesh Verma New Delhi, India Noriaki Kagami Chiba, Japan Petrina Bowden Windsor, Australia Elizabeth Carrasco Pasig City, Philippines Georges Tehini Beirut, Lebanon Dae Hee Lee Seoul, South Korea Hsin-Cheng Liu Taipei City, Taiwan Hu Tao Chengdu, China John V. Hinterman Flint, Michigan, USA EDITORIAL ASSISTANT Chelsea White LAYOUT AND GRAPHIC ARTS Yonit Goldman-Nir PAST EDITORS OF THE GLOBE 1959 – 1976 Harold S. Eberhardt 1977 – 2002 William E. Hawkins 2003 – 2005 Richard A. Smith 2006 – 2011 John V. Hinterman JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF DENTISTS THE INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF DENTISTS he world’s oldest and largest honor society for dentists™ College Oice and World Headquarters G3535 Beecher Road, Suite G Flint, Michigan 48532 USA Phone: 810-820-3087 Fax: 810-265-7047 Email: Website: OFFICERS Rajesh Chandna, President Clive B. Ross, President Elect Bettie McKaig, Vice President Richard M. Smith, Treasurer S. Dov Sydney, Editor Phillip Dowell, Immediate Past President John V. Hinterman, Secretary General William E. Hawkins, Editor Emeritus Robert E. Brady, Secretary General Emeritus MOTTO Recognizing Service and the Opportunity to Serve MISSION STATEMENT he International College of Dentists is the world’s oldest and largest honor society for dentists™ dedicated to the recognition of outstanding professional achievement, meritorious service and the continued progress of dentistry for the beneit of all humankind. CORE VALUES Leadership Uphold the highest standard of professional competence and personal ethics. Recognition Recognize distinguished service to the profession and the public worldwide. Humanitarianism Foster measures for the prevention and treatment of oral disease by encouraging and supporting humanitarian projects. Education Contribute to the advancement of the profession of dentistry by fostering the growth and difusion of dental knowledge worldwide. Professional Relations Provide a universal forum for the cultivation of cordial relations within the profession and to assist in preserving the highest perception of the profession.