Dentist Making A Difference: Dr. Bunnag receives 2017 ADA Humanitarian Award
The ADA Humanitarian Award recognizes dentist members who have distinguished themselves by giving at least 10 years to improving the oral health of underserved populations in the United States and abroad. The award includes $10,000 given to the dental charity/project of the recipient’s choice.
The 2017 winner is Usa Bunnag. She is the president and founder of Smiles on Wings, a charitable organization that has provided dental care, scholarships and mentoring in Thailand since 2003. Maesariang has served as the Thailand home base for Smiles on Wings since the organization’s founding.
In recognition of her years of service, which includes her continuing commitment to Thailand and her community in Maryland, Dr. Bunnag has been named the 2017 ADA Humanitarian Award recipient. She was honored in Atlanta at ADA 2017 – America’s Dental Meeting in October.