Local dentist earns prestigious fellowship
CARY – Dr. Paul Palliser of Cary was awarded Fellowship in the American College of Dentists on Oct. 31, 2013, during the organization’s Annual Meeting and Convocation in New Orleans.
Palliser is a past president of the McHenry County Dental Society, served on the Illinois delegation to the American Dental Association, served as a chairman for an Illinois State Dental Society committee on Dental Benefit programs, and served on the delegation representing the McHenry County Dental Society to the Illinois State Dental Society Annual Session and House of Delegates. He also has volunteered for the Illinois Missions of Mercy, the MCDS Give Kid’s a Smile annual event and volunteers through the McHenry County Cooperative Dental Clinic, according to a news release.
Palliser has once again been elected to serve on the Illinois delegation to the American Dental Association’s Annual Session and House of Delegates this year.
The American College of Dentists is the oldest national honorary organization for dentists. It was founded in 1920 to recognize dentists who have made significant contributions to the advancement of dentistry. Only 3.5 percent of dentists are Fellows of the American College of Dentists.