Judy Bendit, RDH, BS, has more than 45 years of experience in dentistry. She holds adjunct faculty appointments at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, both in Philadelphia. A speaker, author, and clinician, Bendit is president of the University of Pennsylvania Dental Hygiene Alumni Association and a member of Palm Beach State College’s Advisory Board. She is also a member of Caries Management by Risk Assessment Coalition, American Academy of Cariology, and American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Oral Health. A longstanding member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association, she is also a distinguished academy member of the Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists’ Association.