VDA Meets with Delegate Cox

Dr. Galstan and other members of the Virginia Dental Association with House Majority Leader Kirk Cox in Del. Cox’s General Assembly office.
(Photo courtesy of Kelly Gee with Del. Cox).

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Dr. Galstan attends Annual ADA in Texas – October 2014

In October, 2014, Dr. Galstan attended the Annual Meeting of the American Dental Association.  This year the meeting was held in San Antonio, Texas.  Dr. Galstan served as an Alternate Delegate to the American Dental Association's House of Delegates, a group that helps guide the more than 150,000 members of the American Dental Association.  Dr. Galstan also attended numerous continuing education courses while at this meeting.  Staying current, and learning the newest techniques and procedures are very important to Drs. Galstan & Ward.

Dr. Ward installed at VDA – September 2014

In September, 2014, Dr. Sharone Ward was installed as a Director to the Virginia Dental Association.  She represents the Southside Dental Association on this board of directors.  This board makes decision to guide the more than 2,000 members of the Virginia Dental Association.  Dr. Galstan completed his 8 year term on the board of directors, and was replaced by his wife Dr. Ward.

Dr. Galstan recognized by VDA – September 2014

During September, 2014 Dr. Galstan completed his eighth year on the Board of Directors of the Virginia Dental Association (VDA) and was presented with a Leadership Award from the VDA, and Dr. Ward was inducted as a new member to the VDA Board of Directors (taking over the position previously held by Dr. Galstan).  The VDA Board of Directors help run this association that has over 2,000 member dentists.

Fellowship into ICD – November 1, 2013

Dr. Galstan is pictured receiving his Fellowship in the International College of Dentists (ICD) on November 1, 2013, at the Annual Meeting of the American Dental Association. The ICD is the oldest and largest international honorary dental organization established in 1928 with over 12,000 members
(designated as Fellows) around the globe.
Fellowship in the College is extended by invitation only and is granted in recognition of a dentist’s “outstanding professional achievement, meritorious service and dedication to the continued progress of dentistry for the benefit of humankind ”. Prior to being recognized as a Fellow of the ICD, the candidate's qualifications and achievements are evaluated by a series of credential committees in order to insure that he or she is deserving of this high honor and adhere to the ICD motto, goals and objectives.

VSU Mission of Mercy – June 14, 2013

Drs. Galstan and Ward and their two sons volunteering at the Virginia State University Cares Mission of Mercy Dental Outreach project, held at the Daniel Gymnasium at VSU. This was a joint community project between Drs. Galstan and Ward's dental society (the Southside Dental Society), the Virginia Dental Association and Virginia State University. VSU Cares was held in 2012 and 2013 and Dr. Galstan was the lead dentist for both of these projects. (Photo courtesy by Galstan Ward)

Award Recognition – February 6, 2013

Dr. Galstan receives a Resolution on 2-6-13 from Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors for dental outreach work that Drs. Galstan and Ward do with the Southside Dental Society in Chesterfield County Schools. (Photo courtesy of Chesterfield County)