Receives the highest civilian honor from the Canadian Government (Order of Canada, 2007) for lifetime achievement.

Congratulations to Dr. Dennis Smith, longtime member of the DENTAL MATERIALS GROUP, now retired -- but still very busy.  He can be reached by email ( 

A full explanation and background (PDF) on this very special award is attached. 

In the picture to the right, Dennis appears next to the Governor-General of Canada who is the representative of Queen Elizabeth.