Emily A. Ludwig, RDH, BSDH, MSDH, is an assistant professor at the Gene W. Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene at ODU, where she teaches oral radiology
and clinical care to junior and senior students. Her research primarily focuses on ergonomics/workplace safety and practice management of the dental hygienist. She frequently contributes to peer-reviewed journals and presents research findings at national conferences. Ludwig has also been part of extramurally funded grants related to ergonomics of the dental hygienist. She is a member of Dimensions of Dental Hygiene’s Peer Review Panel.
Providing education on oral health modifications as well as anticipating complications and modifying treatment to ensure safe and effective dental hygiene care can help patients with psoriasis maintain their oral health.