Local dentist wins award

Conyers dentist Dr. Doug Torbush was recently named the Northern District Dental Society 2013 Dentist of the Year at the Boots & Bling Ball held at Druid Hills Golf Club. The NDDS is one of the seven districts of the Georgia Dental Association, and encompasses the area from Hall County to Fulton County and Morgan County to Fayette County.

Within the Northern District, Torbush has served in all positions, including president. On the state level, he has chaired several committees and is currently the president-elect of the Georgia Dental Association. Nationally, Torbush serves on the Council on Dental Practice for the American Dental Association, and chairs several subcommittees.

Torbush is also an active member of dental organizations such as the Hinman Dental Society, Pierre Fauchard Academy, the International College of Dentists, the American College of Dentists, and the Wilmer Eames Study Club.