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Dr. Taiclet Honored with Special Needs Dentistry Award

Dr. Lynne Taiclet (right) is pictured here with Dr. Stephanie Munz, President of the Special Care Dentistry Association and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Michigan

Dr. Lynn Taiclet, Director of the Pitt Dental Medicine Center for Patients with Special Needs and Assistant Professor of Restorative Dentistry and Comprehensive Care at the School of Dental Medicine, is the 2022 recipient of the Specialized Care Dentistry Association (SCDA) Education Award, which honors teachers who educate oral health care providers to care for individuals with special healthcare needs.

“Receiving this award from such an elite and specialized group of educators and professionals is truthfully an honor. Over the past 12-plus years, I have received advice and mentorship from the members of this organization which has helped me to improve our curriculum for the treatment of individuals with special health care needs.” — Lynne Taiclet, DMD