Cape doctor appointed to dental hygienist commission

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Dr. Cynthia Heischmidt of Cape Girardeau was appointed Tuesday to the Advisory Commission of Dental Hygenists by Gov. Matt Blunt. Heischmidt, 54, is a dental hygienist who holds a doctoral degree from Southern Illinois University.

Her appointment is subject to Senate confirmation. If confirmed, her term will end March 22, 2012. The advisory commission is a five-member body that makes recommendations to the state dental board on education, licensing and other matters related to the professional of dental hygenie. The advisory commission was established in 2001.

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