CAPTION: Luzerne County Community College dental hygiene students in Pennsylvania recently took first place – and a mounted cuspidor trophy – at the first annual Benco Board Bowl. Shown above, first row, from left, are: Erica Beaver, Berwick; Stephanie Kimble, Charleston, Va.; Kaitlyn Raup, Danville, and Marcy Bronsburg, Wilkes-Barre. Second row: Holly Dottle, Carbondale; Ariel Allen, Kingston; Renae Novitski, Kingston, and Stephanie Rodzinak, Plains. Third row: Lisa Robins, Plymouth; Amy Gulla, West Pittston; Lauren Castelli, Archbald, and Ashley Bieber, Berwick. Fourth row, Lloyd Mordan, Muncy Valley; Jennifer Jones, Bloomsburg; and Jarrod Swingle, Simpson.
Students from Luzerne County Community College took first place at the first annual competition, sponsored by the Northeast PA Dental Hygiene Association, according to a story published today at competition was held in Pittston, Pennsylvania, at the corporate headquarters of Benco Dental, the largest privately-owned dental distribution company in the United States. Sixty-four dental hygiene students from six colleges participated in the event.

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Kristie Ceruti

Kristie Grier Ceruti, Senior Communications Specialist for Benco Dental, has been Molar-Musing for since its launch in 2013. Favorite dental moment: Interviewing Industry Icon, the late Dr. Esther Wilkins, at her Boston home during a record-breaking snowfall of 2015. As the Digital Editor of Incisal Edge magazine, Kristie received a FOLIO: Eddie Award for journalism based on an architectural and interior design tour of the country’s most impressive dental practices.

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