Meet Our Top Brand Ambassadors
Dimensions of Dental Hygiene offers a Brand Ambassador Program—a group of thought leaders who serve as the voice of Dimensions, and help clinicians be the best they can be.
Dimensions of Dental Hygiene offers a Brand Ambassador Program—a group of thought leaders who serve as the voice of Dimensions, and help clinicians be the best they can be. Brand Ambassadors are encouraged to participate in online activities that will earn points, which can be cashed in for rewards. Ambassadors participate as much or as little as they like. Rewards include free products and promotion across Dimensions’ social platforms, with opportunities to be featured in the print and online publication. If you would like to become a Brand Ambassador, visit: dimensionsofdentalhygiene.com/apply.
Ann Cote, RDH, MSHA
Ann Cote, RDH, MSHA, has been in the dental field for more than 17 years. She started out as a dental assistant and then graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program at the University of New Haven in 2009. She currently works in private practice as a clinical dental hygienist. She also teaches part-time at Three Rivers Community College in Norwich, Connecticut. Cote is also a contributor to Dimensions’ Student Site. Follow her on Instagram: @annie_dental_hygienious.
Melinda Robertson, BSc, RDH, BBA
Melinda Robertson, BSc, RDH, BBA, works as a clinical dental hygienist while teaching in a variety of formats. She has a strong science and business background. As an all-around dental geek, Robertson has served as program director of a dental hygiene school, social media coordinator for a variety of dental offices and dental companies, writer, researcher, marketer, and study club coordinator. Follow her on Instagram: @rdheducrate.
Lisa Hardill, RDH, BHADM
Lisa Hardill, RDH, BHADM, has worked in private practice, independent practice, and public health in Ontario, Canada, for 17 years. She is a surgical territory manager with Straumann, educating dental professionals on products and protocols focused on digital implant solutions, biomaterials, and digital solutions in the Toronto East area. She is also a contributor to Dimensions’ Student Site. Follow Hardill on Instagram: @strictlydentalpro.
Julianne Souza, RDH
Julianne Souza, RDH, has a passion for all things teeth! She loves what she does and enjoys educating patients about oral care. Souza believes it’s important for dental professionals to be lifelong learners, continuously improving themselves and the care they provide to patients and the dental profession. Souza is also a contributor to Dimensions’ Student Site. Follow her on Instagram: @thewanderingtoothfairy.
Veronica Bonta, BS, RDH
Veronica Bonta, BS, RDH, has been in clinical practice since 2007 when she made the switch from dental assistant to dental hygienist. She has worked in pediatric, general, orthodontic, and prosthodontic practices. Bonta is currently working at a family practice in sunny San Diego, practicing four days a week. She loves educating and building rapport with patients! Bonta is also a contributor to Dimensions’ Student Site. Follow her on Instagram: @verbonica.
Simòn Bud, RDH
Simòn Bud, RDH, has been a practicing dental hygienist for more than 3 1⁄2 years in Simi Valley and Westlake Village, California. She is passionate about oral health, pediatric dental care, and patient care and education. Bud is also a contributor to Dimensions’ Student Site. Follow her on Instagram: @simonvbud.
India R. Chance, BSDH, RDH
India R. Chance, BSDH, RDH, is a dental hygienist and independent compliance consultant who provides interactive courses for dental professionals to improve their knowledge of infection control and workplace safety compliance. Nationally, she has trained dental practice teams and provided one-on-one coaching to many dental professionals. Chance has been featured on several national dental industry podcasts and was a writer for the USA Today Educators Blog with published articles on various healthcare trends. Currently, she serves as infection control lead for the Southern Maryland Mission of Mercy, is an infection control compliance consultant for the Maryland State Dental Association, and holds a board member position for Mid-Atlantic PANDA (Prevent
Abuse and Neglect through Dental Awareness). Follow her on Instagram: @learn2prevent.
Karissa Garneau, RDH
Karissa Garneau, RDH, has a passion for oral health and has been practicing as a dental hygienist since 2017. She is currently preparing to return to work part-time at an office in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, as well as completing part-time studies online through the University of British Columbia to obtain her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Garneau is also a contributor to Dimensions’ Student Site. Follow her on Instagram: @karissagarneau.
From Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. November 2020;18(10):12-13.