Austin Oral Surgery Honors Capital Area Dental Society New Dentist of 2013 with Dr. James R. Fricke Mentoring Award

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Austin dental practice recognizes dentist for receiving award.

Austin Oral Surgery has honored Dr. Misti P. James, the winner of this year’s Capital Area Dental Society New Dentist of the Year award, with the Dr. James R. Fricke Mentoring Award.

The Dr. James R. Fricke Mentoring Award focuses on helping the Capital Area Dental Society New Dentist of the Year award winner continue his or her education, providing the winner with a scholarship of $1,000 for continuing dental education and a scholarship to all continuing dental education courses offered by Austin Oral Surgery over the next year.

The mentoring award derives its name from Dr. James R. Fricke, one of the founders of Austin Oral Surgery who cared deeply about sharing his wisdom in dentistry with young dentists in the Austin area.

Dr. Russell Cunningham, Austin Oral Surgery’s Lakeway dental implants surgeon, presented Dr. James with the mentoring award.

"Dr. James is incredibly deserving of this award," Dr. Cunningham said. "She works to improve our community, and she’s passionate about continuing education. I can’t think of a recipient who embodies the spirit of this award better than Dr. James."

The doctors at Austin Oral Surgery share a dedication to oral surgery excellence, regularly participating in professional and technical medical education and sharing their knowledge with one another. To learn more about Austin Oral Surgery’s legacy, click here.

About Austin Oral Surgery

Austin Oral Surgery is an oral and maxillofacial surgery practice with 10 locations in the Austin area, extending from San Marcos to Temple and La Grange to Marble Falls. The practice’s 12 doctors provide individualized oral care in all of their services, including wisdom teeth removal, dental implants, corrective jaw surgery, facial trauma treatment, sleep apnea treatment and TMJ treatment. Since it was founded 41 years ago, Austin Oral Surgery has provided quality care to each of its patients through the team's dedication to excellence.

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