Chester Gary receives 2020 William J. Gies Editorial Awards

Release Date: November 3, 2020

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Chester J. Gary, clinical assistant professor of restorative dentistry in the UB School of Dental Medicine.

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Chester J. Gary, DDS, JD, clinical assistant professor of restorative dentistry in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, received the second and third place 2020 William J. Gies Editorial Award from the American Association of Dental Editors & Journalists and the American Dental Education Association’s ADEAGies Foundation.

The Gies Editorial Award honors the author of the most valuable editorial published in a dental journal or periodical. Gary earned second place for his editorial, “Ships Passing in the Night, New Wave Practice Transitions,” and third place for “Dentistry’s Contract with Society Remains Relevant,” both of which were published in the New York State Dental Journal.

Gary received the accolades at the virtual 2020 American Association of Dental Editors & Journalists Annual Conference on Oct. 23.

Gary, who is also an attorney at the Law Offices of Chester J. Gary, has published more than 80 editorials and papers in academic journals. He serves as an editor of the New York State Dental Journal and as a reviewer for the Journal of the American Dental Association. Gary also received a Gies Editorial Award in 2014, 2009, 2005 and 2003.

He earned a Juris Doctorate and doctorate in dental surgery from UB, and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Canisius College.

Gary resides in Williamsville.

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