Reconnecting Practicing Hygienists with the Nation's Leading Educators and Researchers.

DIMENSIONS OF DENTAL HYGIENE

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene is a monthly, peer-reviewed journal that reconnects practicing dental hygienists with the nation’s leading educators and researchers.

Dimensions is committed to the highest standards of professionalism, accuracy, and integrity in our mission of education supporting oral health professionals and those allied with the dental industry. Through our print and digital media platforms, continuing education activities, and events, we strive to deliver relevant, cutting-edge information designed to support the highest level of oral health care.

Wayne A. Aldredge, DMD
Stony Brook University, School of Dental Medicine

Caren M. Barnes, RDH, MS
University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Dentistry

Kathy B. Bassett, RDH, BSDH, MEd
Pierce College

Helene S. Bednarsh, BS, RDH, MPH
Boston Public Health Commission

Phyllis L. Beemsterboer, RDH, MS, EdD
Oregon Health & Science University, School of Dentistry

Joel Berg, DDS, MS
University of Washington, School of Dentistry

Denise M. Bowen, RDH, MS
Idaho State University

Colleen M. Brickle, EdD, RDH
Normandale Community College

Fermin Carranza, Dr Odont
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry

Paul S. Casamassimo, DDS, MS
The Ohio State University, College of Dentistry

Sebastian G. Ciancio, DDS
School of Dental Medicine, University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Kathy J. Eklund, RDH, MHP
The Forsyth Institute

John D.B. Featherstone, MSc, PhD
University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry

Jane L. Forrest, RDH, EdD
University of Southern California, Ostrow School of Dentistry

Jacquelyn Fried, RDH, MS
University of Maryland, School of Dentistry

Mark J. Friedman, DDS
University of Southern California, Ostrow School of Dentistry

Paula K. Friedman, DDS, MSD, MPH
Boston University, Goldman School of Dental Medicine

Cynthia C. Gadbury-Amyot, MSDH, EdD
University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Dentistry

Ronald E. Goldstein, DDS
Augusta University, School of Dentistry

JoAnn R. Gurenlian, RDH, MS, PhD
Idaho State University

Anne E. Gwozdek, RDH, BA, MA
University of Michigan, School of Dentistry

Stephen K. Harrel, DDS
Texas A&M Health Science Center, Baylor College of Dentistry

Timothy J. Hempton, DDS
Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine

Harold A. Henson, RDH, PhD
The University of Texas, School of Dentistry at Houston

Kathleen Hodges, RDH, MS
Idaho State University

Olga A.C. Ibsen, RDH, MS
University of New Haven

Michael G. Jorgensen, DDS
University of Southern California, Ostrow School of Dentistry

Stanley F. Malamed, DDS
University of Southern California, Ostrow School of Dentistry

Marion C. Manski, RDH, MS
University of Maryland, School of Dentistry

Stacy A. Matsuda, RDH, BS, MS
Oregon Health & Science University, School of Dentistry

Hannah L. Maxey, PhD, MPH, RDH
Bowen Center for Health Workforce Research & Policy, Indiana University School of Medicine

Gayle B. McCombs, RDH, MS
Old Dominion University, Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene

Tracye A. Moore, RDH, MS, EdD
Northern Arizona University

Michael G. Newman, DDS
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry

Joan Otomo-Corgel, DDS, MPH
Greater Los Angeles VAHCS/University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry

Pamela Overman, RDH, EdD
University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Dentistry

Steven P. Perlman, DDS, MScD, DHL (hon)
Boston University, Goldman School of Dental Medicine

Frieda Atherton Pickett, RDH, MS
Idaho State University

Michael P. Rethman, DDS, MS
Past President, American Academy of Periodontology

Angelina E. Riccelli, RDH, MS
University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine

Cherilyn G. Sheets, DDS
Newport Coast Oral Facial Institute

Harold C. Slavkin, DDS
University of Southern California, Ostrow School of Dentistry

Ann Eshenaur Spolarich, RDH, PhD
Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health

Roger Stambaugh, DMD, MS, MSEd
Private Practice, Periodontics and Dental Implants, Burlington, Washington

Henry H. Takei, DDS
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry

Cheryl M. Westphal Theile, RDH, EdD
New York University, College of Dentistry

Terri Tilliss, RDH, MS, MA, PhD
University of Colorado, School of Dental Medicine

Susan Lynn Tolle, BSDH, MS
Old Dominion University, Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene

H. Barry Waldman, DDS, MPH, PhD
Stony Brook University, School of Dental Medicine

Rebecca S. Wilder, RDH, BS, MS
University of North Carolina, School of Dentistry

Karen B. Williams, RDH, PhD
University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Medicine

Ray C. Williams, DMD
University of North Carolina, School of Dentistry

Pam Zarkowski, BSDH, MPH, JD
University of Detroit Mercy

Jennifer Brame, RDH, MS
University of North Carolina, School of Dentistry

Ann M. Bruhn, BSDH, MS
Old Dominion University, Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene

Nancy W. Burkhart, RDH, BS, MEd, EdD
Texas A&M Health Science Center, Baylor College of Dentistry

Denise M. Claiborne, RDH, BSDH, MS
Old Dominion University, Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene

Brigette Cooper, RDH, MS
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Eve J. Cuny, BA, MS
University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

Tracee S. Dahm, RDH, MS
Old Dominion University, Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene

Joyce Dais, RDH, BA, MPH, MSEd, EdD
Hostos Community College

Winnie Furnari, RDH, MS, FAADH
New York University, College of Dentistry

Kandis V. Garland, RDH, MS
Idaho State University

Nicole Greco, BSDH, MA
Private Practice, Trenton, New Jersey

Ricky E. Harrell, DMD, MA
Medical University of South Carolina

Merri Jones, RDH, MSDH
Eastern Washington University

Diane P. Kandray, RDH, MEd
Youngstown State University

Nancy Kiehl, RDH, MS
Private Practice, Wakeman, Ohio

Karen Kott, PhD, PT
Old Dominion University, School of Physical Therapy

Margaret Lemaster, BSDH, RDH, MS
Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Dentistry

Petal Leu-wai-see, RDH, BSDH, MA
Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College

Sherri M. Lukes, RDH, MS
Southern Illinois University

Diana Macri, BSDH, MSEd, AADH
Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College

Nancy K. Mann, RDH, MSEd
Indiana University-Purdue University

Lynn Marsh, RDH, EdD
Farmingdale State College

Anna Matthews, RDH, MS
New York City College of Technology

Lucinda B. McKechnie, RDH, BS
Private Practice, Stowe, Vermont

Faith Y. Miller, CDA, RDH, MSEd
Southern Illinois University

Beth Monnin, RDH, MSEd
University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College

Kathleen Muzzin, RDH, MS
Texas A&M Health Science Center, Baylor College of Dentistry

Jana M. Pierce, RDH, MS
Shasta College

Sivaraman Prakasam, BDS, MSD, PhD
Oregon Health & Science University, School of Dentistry

Michael W. Roberts, DDS, MScD
University of North Carolina, School of Dentistry

Lattice D. Sams, BSDH, MS
University of North Carolina, School of Dentistry

Katherine Schrubbe, RDH, BS, MEd, PhD
Marquette University, School of Dentistry

Melanie Simmer-Beck, RDH, MS
University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Dentistry

Laura J. Sleeper, RDH, MA
Plaza College

Adele Spencer, RDH, MS
Farmingdale State College

Lisa B. Stefanou, RDH, MPH
New York University, College of Dentistry

Cynthia Stegeman, EdD, RDH, RD, LD, CDE, FAND
University of Cincinnati, Blue Ash College

Sandra Stramoski, RDH, MSDH
University of Bridgeport, Fones School of Dental Hygiene

Tammy Swecker, BSDH, MEd
Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Dentistry

Barbara A. Tarwater, RDH, CDA, MSDH
Pensacola State College

Staci Violante, RDH, MSDH
New York University, College of Dentistry

Nancy Williams, RDH, EdD
University of Tennessee, Health Science Center

Stefania Willis, RDH, MA, DMH
New York University, College of Dentistry

Nancy Young, RDH, MEd
Indiana University, School of Dentistry

Lillian Caperila, RDH, MEd
Premier Dental Products Co

Karen Davis, RDH, BSDH
Cutting Edge Concepts

Deborah E. Fleming, RDH, MS
Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of the Colgate-Palmolive Co

Sandra Furnari, RDH, BA
Pulpdent Corp

Frances Doherty Genco, RDH, BS
Oral Health Consultants

Mary Govoni, CDA, RDA, RDH, MBA
Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP)

Carol Jahn, RDH, MS
Water Pik Inc

Carol Jent, RDH, BA
Ultradent Products Inc

Shelby L. Kahl, RDH
Integrated Oral Health and Medicine PC

Leann Keefer, RDH, MSM
Crosstex International Inc

Amy Kinnamon, RDH, EFDA
Procter & Gamble Professional Oral Health

Deborah Lyle, RDH, MS
Water Pik Inc

Gail Malone, RDH, BS
Dentsply Sirona

Brenda Sharp McCarson, RDH, BS
Brasseler USA

Shannon M. Nanne, RDH
Oral7®

Karen Leigh Neiner, RDH, MBA
Hu-Friedy Mfg Co and Palmero Healthcare

Lynn Pencek, RDH, MS
Kerr Orascoptic

Angela M. Pickett, RDH, MAS
Levin Group Inc

Cindy M. Purdy, RDH, BSDH
Crown Seating LLC

Victoria Richards, RDH, BS
OralDNA Labs Inc

Debbie Rosema, RDH, BS
OraPharma Inc

Jackie L. Sanders, RDH, MBA
Sunstar Americas Inc

Annette M. Scheive, RDH, MS
GC America Inc

Cindy Sensabaugh, RDH, MS
Philips North America

Jo Sparer, RDH, BS
Church & Dwight

Noel E. Wilford, RDH, BA
MIS Implants Technologies Ltd