Sunstar/RDH Award of Distinction: Jaci Klepadlo, BSDH, RDH

Nov. 3, 2021
Jackie Sanders chats with Award of Distinction winner Jaci Klepadlo, BSDH, RDH, cochair of Veterans Smile Day Foundation, about what the award means to her.

Jaci Klepadlo, BSDH, RDH, believes in progress. As past president of the New Jersey Dental Hygienists’ Association, she was part of the team that introduced the dental therapy bill for the state of New Jersey. 

Currently, Jaci cochairs of Veterans Smile Day Foundation. Jaci and her employer, who's a veteran, together developed the program with the mission is to provide free dental care and support to military veterans "as our small way of thanking them for their service." They now have more than 600 providers across the nation.

Hear what Jaci has to say about her award, and learn more about Veterans Smile Day.