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Abdullah Aishehri, BDS
Abdullah Aishehri, BDS

Abdullah Aishehri, BDS, is a teaching assistant in the Department of Restorative Dentistry at the College of Dentistry, Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz…

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Abhiram Maddi, DDS, PhD
Abhiram Maddi, DDS, PhD

Abhiram Maddi, DDS, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Periodontics and Endodontics, an adjunct assistant professor in the Department…

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Akshay Kumarswamy, BDS, MS
Akshay Kumarswamy, BDS, MS

Akshay Kumarswamy, BDS, MS, is a clinical assistant professor and predoctoral implant director in the Department of Surgical Sciences at East Carolina…

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Alan W. Budenz, MS, DDS, MBA
Alan W. Budenz, MS, DDS, MBA

Alan W. Budenz, MS, DDS, MBA, is a general dentist, anatomist, and vice chair of diagnostic sciences and services at the University of the Pacific…

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Aleksandra Pavolotskaya, LDH, MS
Aleksandra Pavolotskaya, LDH, MS

Aleksandra Pavolotskaya, LDH, MS, is an adjunct faculty member

at Indiana University School of Dentistry in Indianapolis, and a clinical dental…

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Alexandra Ochi, RDH, BSDH
Alexandra Ochi, RDH, BSDH

Alexandra Ochi, RDH, BSDH, is a clinical faculty member in the Department of Dental Hygiene at the University of Southern California (USC) Ostrow…

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Alice M. Warner, PhD
Alice M. Warner, PhD

Alice M. Warner, PhD, is the director of policy at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek, Michigan.

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Allan G. Farman, BDS, LDSRCS, PhD(odont), DSc(odont), EdS, MBA
Allan G. Farman, BDS, LDSRCS, PhD(odont), DSc(odont), EdS,…

Allan G. Farman, BDS, LDSRCS, PhD(odont), DSc(odont), EdS, MBA, is a consultant in oral and maxillofacial radiology based in Chicago. He is also a…

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Allen Wong, DDS, EdD
Allen Wong, DDS, EdD

Allen Wong, DDS, EdD, is a professor, director of the advanced education in general dentistry program, and director of the hospital dentistry program…

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Amanda B. Verissimo, RDH, MS
Amanda B. Verissimo, RDH, MS

Amanda B. Verissimo, RDH, MS, is the senior clinic coordinator at San Joaquin Valley College in San Diego where she teaches didactic and clinic…

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Amanda Maready
Amanda Maready

Amanda Maready is a second year student in the Gene W. Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene at ODU, where she is also enrolled in the Honors College.

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Amanda R. Reddington, LDH, MHA, CDA, EFDA
Amanda R. Reddington, LDH, MHA, CDA, EFDA

Amanda R. Reddington, LDH, MHA, CDA, EFDA, is an assistant professor in the Graduate Nursing Program at USI, where she teaches pharmacology and…

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Amber Walters Hunt, RDH, BSDH, MS
Amber Walters Hunt, RDH, BSDH, MS

Amber Walters Hunt, RDH, BSDH, MS, is an adjunct assistant professor
at the Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene, Old Dominion University (ODU) in…

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AMJAD M. NAZZAL, DDS, MS
AMJAD M. NAZZAL, DDS, MS

Amjad M. Nazzal, DDS, MS, is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and practices periodontics and implant dentistry in Madison,…

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Amy S. Kim, DDS
Amy S. Kim, DDS

Amy S. Kim, DDS, is a clinical associate professor at UWÍs School of Dentistry and assistant director of clinical research at UWÍs Center for…

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Andrea Beall, RDH, MA
Andrea Beall, RDH, MA

Andrea Beall, RDH, MA, is a part-time clinical assistant professor at NYU College of Dentistry, Dental Hygiene Programs, and a doctoral candidate at…

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Andrea Ravidà, DDS, MS
Andrea Ravidà, DDS, MS

Andrea Ravidà, DDS, MS, is a post-doctoral student in the Periodontics and Oral Medicine Department at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry…

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Angela Stanfield-Hann, AAS, BS, LDH
Angela Stanfield-Hann, AAS, BS, LDH

Angela Stanfield-Hann, AAS, BS, LDH, is an adjunct faculty member at Ivy Tech Community College in Anderson, Indiana. She also works full time in…

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Angela Wooton, PhD, RN, FNP-C
Angela Wooton, PhD, RN, FNP-C

Angela Wooton, PhD, RN, FNP-C, is an assistant professor in the Graduate Nursing Program at USI, where she teaches pharmacology and advanced…

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Ann Battrell, RDH, MSDH
Ann Battrell, RDH, MSDH

Ann Battrell, RDH, MSDH, is the executive director of ADHA. She is the first registered dental hygienist and the first former ADHA president to serve…

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Ann Eshenaur Spolarich, RDH, PhD
Ann Eshenaur Spolarich, RDH, PhD

Ann Eshenaur Spolarich, RDH, PhD, is an internationally recognized author and speaker on pharmacology and the care of medically complex patients. She…

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Ann Lynch
Ann Lynch

Ann Lynch, has served as the director of governmental affairs for the American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) since 2012. She oversees the…

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Ann M. Bruhn, BSDH, MS, RDH
Ann M. Bruhn, BSDH, MS, RDH

Ann M. Bruhn, BSDH, MS, RDH, is an associate professor
and interim chair of the Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene, Old Dominion University in…

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Anna K. Caplis, BS
Anna K. Caplis, BS

Anna K. Caplis, BS, worked as a research assistant at the Michigan Center for Oral Health Research from 2011 to 2013, coordinating and assisting in…

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Anna M. Pattison, RDH, MS
Anna M. Pattison, RDH, MS

Anna M. Pattison, RDH, MS, is editor in chief emerita of Dimensions of Dental Hygiene and an internationally known expert on instrumentation. She…

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Anna Matthews, RDH, MS
Anna Matthews, RDH, MS

Anna is an assistant professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at the New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York. She…

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Anna Teeters, RDH, BA
Anna Teeters, RDH, BA

Anna Teeters, RDH, BA, is a graduate student in

the Department of Dental Hygiene at Idaho State University

(ISU), in Pocatello. She also works…

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Anne E. Gwozdek, RDH, BA, MA
Anne E. Gwozdek, RDH, BA, MA

Anne E. Gwozdek, RDH, BA, MA, is a retired clinical assistant professor and former director of the Dental Hygiene Graduate and Degree Completion…

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Anne Uncapher, RDH, BS, MA
Anne Uncapher, RDH, BS, MA

Anne Uncapher, RDH, BS, MA, is an associate professor and the first-semester preclinic coordinator in the Department of Dental Hygiene at the State…

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Annie Chitlall, RDH, BS
Annie Chitlall, RDH, BS

Annie Chitlall, RDH, BS, is an adjunct lecturer in the Dental Hygiene Department at New York City College of Technology and the Dental Hygiene Unit at…

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Antonio J. Moretti, DDS, MS
Antonio J. Moretti, DDS, MS

Antonio J. Moretti, DDS, MS, is a clinical associate professor and director of the post-graduate program in periodontology at UNC at Chapel Hill…

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Anty Lam, RDH, MPH
Anty Lam, RDH, MPH

Anty Lam, RDH, MPH, is a professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at New York City College of Technology (City Tech) in Brooklyn. She teaches…

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Art DiMarco, DMD
Art DiMarco, DMD

Art DiMarco, DMD, is director of the University of Washington School of DentistryÍs Regional Initiatives in Dental Education Program and an associate…

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Ashley C. Grill, MPH, RDH
Ashley C. Grill, MPH, RDH

Ashley C. Grill, MPH, RDH, is a clinical assistant professor in the Dental Hygiene Programs at New York University College of Dentistry and a clinical…

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Aubree M. Chismark, RDH, MS
Aubree M. Chismark, RDH, MS

Aubree M. Chismark, RDH, MS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at West Coast University in Anaheim, California. She is…

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Avinash S. Bidra, BDS, MS, FACP
Avinash S. Bidra, BDS, MS, FACP

Avinash S. Bidra, BDS, MS, FACP, is a board-certified maxillofacial prosthodontist and director of the Prosthodontics Residency Program at the…

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Barbara Kunselman, RDH, MS
Barbara Kunselman, RDH, MS

Barbara Kunselman, RDH, MS, is an associate professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at University of Cincinnati (UC) Blue Ash College. She has…

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Becca D. Jorde, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA, CERT MDT
Becca D. Jorde, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA, CERT MDT

Becca D. Jorde, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA, CERT MDT, is an associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the USD School of Health Sciences.…

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Bernadette Alvear Fa, DDS
Bernadette Alvear Fa, DDS

Bernadette Alvear Fa, DDS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Integrated Reconstructive Dental Sciences at the Dugoni School of Dentistry,…

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Beth Kornegay, CDA, RDH, MS
Beth Kornegay, CDA, RDH, MS

Beth Kornegay, CDA, RDH, MS, is a full-time adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Dental Ecology at the University of North Carolina at…

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Beth Monnin, RDH, MSEd
Beth Monnin, RDH, MSEd

Beth Monnin, RDH, MSEd, is the clinic coordinator and assistant professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash…

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Bethany Komasinski, RDH, EFDA
Bethany Komasinski, RDH, EFDA

Bethany Komasinski, RDH, EFDA, is a practicing dental hygienist and a recent graduate of USI's dental hygiene program.

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Betsy Lindholm, RDH
Betsy Lindholm, RDH

Betsy Lindholm, RDH, has been practicing dental hygiene for three years. She graduated from Blinn College in Bryan, Texas, with her Associate Degree…

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Betsy Reynolds, RDH, MS
Betsy Reynolds, RDH, MS

Betsy Reynolds, RDH, MS, presents scientifically based dental and dental hygiene continuing education programs nationally and globally She also has…

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Bina Surti, DDS
Bina Surti, DDS

Bina Surti, DDS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Integrated Reconstructive Clinical Sciences at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of…

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Bonnie Branson, RDH, PhD
Bonnie Branson, RDH, PhD
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Brenda Tallon Bradshaw, BA, BSDH, RDH
Brenda Tallon Bradshaw, BA, BSDH, RDH

Brenda Tallon Bradshaw, BA, BSDH, RDH, is a graduate student at the Gene W. Hirschfeld School of Dental

Hygiene, Old Dominion University (ODU) in…

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Brian J. Swann, DDS, MPH
Brian J. Swann, DDS, MPH

Brian J. Swann, DDS, MPH, is the chief of oral health for the Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He conducts the Oral Physician…

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Brian L. Mealey, DDS, MS
Brian L. Mealey, DDS, MS

Brian L. Mealey, DDS, MS, is a professor and director of the graduate program in the Department of Periodontics at the University of Texas Health…

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Brian Nový, DDS, FADI
Brian Nový, DDS, FADI

Brian Nový, DDS, FADI is the director of practice improvement for DentaQuest Institute, an organization that promotes optimal oral health through…

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Brigette R. Cooper, RDH, MS
Brigette R. Cooper, RDH, MS

Brigette R. Cooper, RDH, MS, is an associate professor and the restorative functions coordinator in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Minnesota…

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Brooke M.O. Fukuoka, DMD
Brooke M.O. Fukuoka, DMD

Brooke M.O. Fukuoka, DMD, is a guest lecturer on special care dentistry at the College of Southern Idaho Dental Hygiene in Twin Falls, A.T. Still…

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Bruno G. Loos, DDS, MS, PhD
Bruno G. Loos, DDS, MS, PhD

Bruno G. Loos, DDS, MS, PhD, is a professor of periodontology and the course director for post-graduate periodontics in the Department of…

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Bryan J. Frantz, DMD, MS
Bryan J. Frantz, DMD, MS

Bryan J. Frantz, DMD, MS, a board-certified periodontist, is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Periodontology at Temple University's…

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C. Eve J. Kimball, MD, FAAP
C. Eve J. Kimball, MD, FAAP

C. Eve J. Kimball, MD, FAAP, a pediatrician, is the founder of All About Children Pediatric Partners, PC, in Reading, Pennsylvania. She is an oral…

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Cara J. Riley, DMD, MS
Cara J. Riley, DMD, MS

Cara J. Riley, DMD, MS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and a dentist anesthesiologist practicing at Children's Hospital…

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Caren M. Barnes, RDH, MS
Caren M. Barnes, RDH, MS

Caren M. Barnes, RDH, MS, is a professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene and the coordinator of clinical research at the Cruzan Center for Dental…

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Carlos Gonzalez-Cabezas, DDS, MSD, PhD
Carlos Gonzalez-Cabezas, DDS, MSD, PhD

Carlos Gonzalez-Cabezas, DDS, MSD, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics at the U-M…

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Carol Naylor, RDH, DMDM
Carol Naylor, RDH, DMDM

Carol Naylor, RDH, DMDM, is a professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. Before becoming an educator,…

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Carolyn Brown, RDH, EFDA, BS, MPA
Carolyn Brown, RDH, EFDA, BS, MPA

Carolyn Brown, RDH, EFDA, BS, MPA, has practiced for 18 years at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, where she has been instrumental in initiating an…

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Casey Hein, BSDH, MBA
Casey Hein, BSDH, MBA

Casey Hein, BSDH, MBA, is an assistant professor in the Division of Periodontics, Dental Diagnostics, and Surgical Sciences in the College of…

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Cassandra Nutter, BSDH, RDH
Cassandra Nutter, BSDH, RDH

Cassandra Nutter, BSDH, RDH, has been practicing dental hygiene for more than seven years. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from…

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Catherin Wilson, RDH, BSDH
Catherin Wilson, RDH, BSDH

Catherin Wilson, RDH, BSDH, has been a practicing dental hygienist for more than 13 years. She is currently a student in the graduate dental hygiene…

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Catherine D. Saylor-Boles, RDH, MS
Catherine D. Saylor-Boles, RDH, MS

Catherine D. Saylor-Boles, RDH, MS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Periodontics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC),…

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Catherine K. Starnes, RDH, BS
Catherine K. Starnes, RDH, BS

Catherine K. Starnes, RDH, BS, has been a practicing dental hygienist for 38 years. She also served as a clinical assistant professor at the…

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Cathrine Steinborn, DDS
Cathrine Steinborn, DDS

Cathrine Steinborn, DDS, practices general dentistry in Santa Clara, California, and is a part-time clinical instructor in the Department of…

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Chaya Morris, RDH, BS
Chaya Morris, RDH, BS

Chaya Morris, RDH, BS, practices as a dental hygienist in Indiana. She is a recent graduate of USI, earning a bachelor's degree in dental hygiene with…

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Cherith Flowerday
Cherith Flowerday

Cherith Flowerday, is the program officer for Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation.

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Chi Tran, DDS
Chi Tran, DDS

CHI TRAN, DDS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Integrated Reconstructive Dental Sciences at the Dugoni School of Dentistry, University…

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Chris H. Miller, PhD
Chris H. Miller, PhD

Chris H. Miller, PhD, is a professor emeritus of microbiology and an executive associate dean emeritus at Indiana University School of Dentistry in…

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Christina A. Demopoulos, DDS, MPH
Christina A. Demopoulos, DDS, MPH

Christina A. Demopoulos, DDS, MPH, is a faculty member at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) School of Dental Medicine. As a Diplomate of the…

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Christina Calleros, RDH, MS
Christina Calleros, RDH, MS

Christina Calleros, RDH, MS, is an assistant professor and junior clinic coordinator in the Division of Dental Hygiene at the University of New Mexico…

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Christina Peters
Christina Peters

Christina Peters, is the project director of the Native Dental Therapy Initiative for the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board. She assists…

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Christine DeBaz, BA
Christine DeBaz, BA

Christine DeBaz, BA, is a student and research assistant at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Dental Medicine in Cleveland.

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Christine Farrell, RDH, BSDH, MPA
Christine Farrell, RDH, BSDH, MPA

Christine Farrell, RDH, BSDH, MPA, is the oral health director for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services' (MDHHS) Oral Health Program.…

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Christine Rogers, RDH, MS
Christine Rogers, RDH, MS

Christine Rogers, RDH, MS, is an assistant professor and senior clinical coordinator at MCPHS University, Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene in…

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Christopher Shyue, BS, BA
Christopher Shyue, BS, BA

Christopher Shyue, BS, BA, is a research assistant in the UW School of Dentistry's Department of Oral Health Sciences.

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Claudia Turcotte, CDA, RDH, MSDH, MSOSH
Claudia Turcotte, CDA, RDH, MSDH, MSOSH

Claudia Turcotte, CDA, RDH, MSDH, MSOSH, is a
professor of dental hygiene at Tunxis Community College in Farmington,
Connecticut. She has also…

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Colleen M. Olson, RDH
Colleen M. Olson, RDH

Colleen M. Olson, RDH, is a private practice dental hygienist in San Antonio, Texas. She can be reached at: colleenmealeyolson@gmail.com.

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Connie Kracher, PhD, MSD
Connie Kracher, PhD, MSD

Connie Kracher, PhD, MSD, is an associate professor of dental education and director of the dental assisting program at Indiana University–Purdue…

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Constanza E. Fernandez, DDS, PhD
Constanza E. Fernandez, DDS, PhD

Constanza E. Fernandez, DDS, PhD, is a research scholar at the University of Michigan (U-M) School of Dentistry in Ann Arbor, where she studies the…

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Courtney P. Rudick, RDH-EA, MS, CHES
Courtney P. Rudick, RDH-EA, MS, CHES

Courtney P. Rudick, RDH-EA, MS, CHES, is the director of dental services at the Pocatello Free Clinic in Pocatello, Idaho, where she manages the…

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Courtney Randolph, BS
Courtney Randolph, BS

Courtney Randolph, BS, is the research coordinator for the Bowen Center for Health Workforce Research and Policy in the IU Department of Family…

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Courtney S. Babb, DMD
Courtney S. Babb, DMD

Courtney S. Babb, DMD, s an instructor in the Department of General Dentistry at The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University. She was an…

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Cristina Casa, RDH, MS
Cristina Casa, RDH, MS

Cristina Casa, RDH, MS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Farmingdale State College in New York, where she teaches…

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Cynthia C. Amyot, RDH, EdD
Cynthia C. Amyot, RDH, EdD

Cynthia C. Amyot, RDH, EdD, is the associate dean for instructional technology and faculty development at the University of Missouri-Kansas City…

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Cynthia J. Howard, RDH, BS, MS, CCRC
Cynthia J. Howard, RDH, BS, MS, CCRC

Cynthia J. Howard, RDH, BS, MS, CCRC, is an adjunct assistant professor in the Dental Hygiene Unit of the Allied Health Department at Eugenio Maria de…

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Cynthia Stegeman, EdD, RDH, RD, LD, CDE, FAND
Cynthia Stegeman, EdD, RDH, RD, LD, CDE, FAND

Cynthia Stegeman, EdD, RDH, RD, LD, CDE, FAND, is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator who works in a hospital-based diabetes…

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Daniel M. Laskin, DDS, MS
Daniel M. Laskin, DDS, MS

Daniel M. Laskin, DDS, MS, is a professor and chairman emeritus of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Virginia Commonwealth…

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Daniel M. Russell, PhD
Daniel M. Russell, PhD

Daniel M. Russell, PhD, is an assistant professor in the School of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training at ODU.

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Danielle Furgeson, RDH, MS, DHSc
Danielle Furgeson, RDH, MS, DHSc

Danielle Furgeson, RDH, MS, DHSc, is a clinical assistant professor and director of the Graduate Dental Hygiene Program in the Department of…

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Darlene J. Swigart, RDH, BS
Darlene J. Swigart, RDH, BS

Darlene J. Swigart, RDH, BS, is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Dental Hygiene at West Coast University in Anaheim, California, where…

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David A. Reznik, DDS
David A. Reznik, DDS

David A. Reznik, DDS, is chief of dental services for the Grady Health System in Atlanta. He also serves as director of the Oral Health Center in…

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David M. Avenetti, DDS, MSD, MPH
David M. Avenetti, DDS, MSD, MPH

David M. Avenetti, DDS, MSD, MPH, is a full-time clinical assistant professor at the College of Dentistry, University of Illinois in Chicago. He works…

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David Tindle, DDS, MS
David Tindle, DDS, MS

David Tindle, DDS, MS, is a clinical assistant professor and the academic discipline coordinator for oral medicine and oral pathology at the…

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David Urbanawiz, DMD
David Urbanawiz, DMD

David Urbanawiz, DDS, is an instructor in the Department of Restorative Sciences at The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University. His teaching…

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Deborah A. Finnegan, RDH, MS
Deborah A. Finnegan, RDH, MS

Deborah A. Finnegan, RDH, MS, is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Middlesex Community College in Lowell,…

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Deborah L. Cartee, RDH, MS
Deborah L. Cartee, RDH, MS

Deborah L. Cartee, RDH, MS, is an assistant professor and junior clinical coordinator in the Department of Endodontics, Prosthodontics and…

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Debra Friesen, RDH, MS
Debra Friesen, RDH, MS

Debra Friesen, RDH, MS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at LLU School of Dentistry. She has private practice experience…

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Debra Zawistowski, RDH, BS
Debra Zawistowski, RDH, BS

Debra Zawistowski, RDH, BS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry and the…

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Denise M. Claiborne, PhD, RDH
Denise M. Claiborne, PhD, RDH

Denise M. Claiborne, PhD, RDH, is an assistant
professor and graduate program director at the Gene W.
Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene, Old…

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Dennis J. Fasbinder, DDS, ABGD
Dennis J. Fasbinder, DDS, ABGD

Dennis J. Fasbinder, DDS, ABGD, is a clinical professor in the Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics at the University of…

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Diana B. Aboytes, RDH, MS
Diana B. Aboytes, RDH, MS

Diana B. Aboytes, RDH, MS, is an assistant professor and senior clinic coordinator in the Department of Dental Medicine at the University of New…

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DIANA BRONSTEIN, DDS, MS, MS
DIANA BRONSTEIN, DDS, MS, MS

Diana Bronstein, DDS, MS, MS, is an associate professor in the Department of Periodontology at Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine…

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Diana Esshaki, DMD, MS
Diana Esshaki, DMD, MS

Diana Esshaki, DMD, MS, is an assistant clinical professor in the Division of Medicine at TUSDM, where she supervises the training of dental students…

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Diana Macri, RDH, BSDH, MSEd
Diana Macri, RDH, BSDH, MSEd

Diana Macri, RDH, BSDH, MSEd, is an assistant professor in the Allied Health
Department at Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College in the Bronx,…

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Diane M. Daubert, RDH, MS
Diane M. Daubert, RDH, MS

Diane M. Daubert, RDH, MS, is a faculty member in the Department of Periodontics at the University of Washington

(UW) School of Dentistry in…

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Diane P. Kandray, RDH, MEd
Diane P. Kandray, RDH, MEd

Diane P. Kandray, RDH, MEd, has taught in the Dr. Madeleine Haggerty
Dental Hygiene Program at Youngstown State University in Ohio since 2002. She…

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Diane Rhee, PharmD, MHA
Diane Rhee, PharmD, MHA

Diane Rhee, PharmD, MHA, is a corporate clinical manager of acute care pharmacy services for Universal Hospital Services. Based in Las Vegas, she…

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Dianne L. Sefo, RDH, Med
Dianne L. Sefo, RDH, Med

Dianne L. Sefo, RDH, MeD, is a clinical instructor and pre-clinical coordinator in the Dental Hygiene Program at NYU College of Dentistry. Her…

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Dmitriy Kravchenko, MPH
Dmitriy Kravchenko, MPH

Dmitriy Kravchenko, MPH, is a student in Nova Southeastern UniversityÍs dual medical and dental degree program. In 2017, he will graduate with both a…

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Donald A. Curtis, DMD, FACP
Donald A. Curtis, DMD, FACP

Donald A. Curtis, DMD, FACP, is a professor in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences at the University of California San…

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Donald L. Chi, DDS, PhD
Donald L. Chi, DDS, PhD

Donald L. Chi, DDS, PhD, is an associate professor of oral health sciences at the University of Washington (UW) School of Dentistry in Seattle. He…

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Donna Catapano-Martinez, CDA, RDH, DHSc
Donna Catapano-Martinez, CDA, RDH, DHSc

Donna Catapano-Martinez, CDA, RDH, DHSc, is a clinical assistant professor in the dental hygiene programs at New York University (NYU) College of…

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Donna L. Murray-Schoenecker, PHDHP, MSDH
Donna L. Murray-Schoenecker, PHDHP, MSDH

Donna L. Murray-Schoenecker, PHDHP, MSDH, is a dental navigator, facilitating medical and dental integration into a variety of medical practice…

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Donna Smith, BSDH, MSEd, RDHAP
Donna Smith, BSDH, MSEd, RDHAP

Donna Smith, BSDH, MSEd, RDHAP, is an
associate professor of clinical dentistry in the Department of
Dental Hygiene at the Ostrow School of…

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Dorothy J. Rowe, RDH, MS, PhD
Dorothy J. Rowe, RDH, MS, PhD

Dorothy J. Rowe, RDH, MS, PhD, is an associate professor emeritus in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences at the University of…

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Dorothy Vannah, Med, RDH, CDA
Dorothy Vannah, Med, RDH, CDA

Dorothy Vannah, Med, RDH, CDA, is director of the Simulation Learning Center and an associate professor in the Department of Diagnosis and Health…

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Douglas A. Young, DDS, EdD, MBA, MS
Douglas A. Young, DDS, EdD, MBA, MS

Douglas A. Young, DDS, EdD, MBA, MS, is a professor in the Department of Dental Practice at the University of the Pacific, Dugoni School of Dentistry.

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Douglas L. Risk, DDS, Col, USAF, DC
Douglas L. Risk, DDS, Col, USAF, DC

Douglas L. Risk, DDS, Col, USAF, DC, is director of the United States Air Force Dental Evaluation and Consultation Service (DECS), a 59th Dental Group…

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Durinda Mattana, RDH, BSDH, MS
Durinda Mattana, RDH, BSDH, MS

Durinda is an adjunct associate professor in the Division of Practice Essentials and Interprofessional Education at the University of Detroit Mercy…

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Dushyanthan Nithiyananthasothy
Dushyanthan Nithiyananthasothy

Dushyanthan Nithiyananthasothy will receive a Bachelor of Science degree from the NYU College of Dentistry in September. He is valedictorian of his…

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Edward H. Moody, Jr, DDS
Edward H. Moody, Jr, DDS

Edward H. Moody, Jr, DDS, is president of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He also maintains a private pediatric dental practice in…

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Elena Francisco, RDH, RDHAP, MS
Elena Francisco, RDH, RDHAP, MS

Elena Francisco, RDH, RDHAP, MS, is an adjunct instructor at Carrington College in Sacramento, California, and also maintains a private dental hygiene…

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ELISE SARVAS, DDS, MSD, MPH
ELISE SARVAS, DDS, MSD, MPH

Elise Sarvas, DDS, MSD, MPH, is a board-certified pediatric dentist and clinical assistant professor at the University of Minnesota School of…

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Elizabeth I. Pitts, RDH, MS
Elizabeth I. Pitts, RDH, MS

Elizabeth I. Pitts, RDH, MS, is an adjunct clinical lecturer
in the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine in the Dental
Hygiene Program at…

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Elizabeth Mertz, PhD, MA
Elizabeth Mertz, PhD, MA

Elizabeth Mertz, PhD, MA, is an associate professor at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), with a joint appointment in the Department…

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Elizabeth Velan, DMD, MSD
Elizabeth Velan, DMD, MSD

Elizabeth Velan, DMD, MSD, is the graduate program
director for pediatric dentistry and clinical assistant professor in the

Department of…

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Ellen B. Grimes, RDH, MA, MPA, EdD
Ellen B. Grimes, RDH, MA, MPA, EdD

Ellen B. Grimes, RDH, MA, MPA, EdD, is director of the Dental Hygiene Program at Vermont Technical College in Williston.

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Emily Ludwig, RDH, MSDH
Emily Ludwig, RDH, MSDH

Emily Ludwig, RDH, MSDH, is a clinical dental hygienist in a private general dentistry practice in Norfolk, Virginia. She is a member of the editorial…

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Emily R. Holt, RDH, MHA, CDA, EFDA
Emily R. Holt, RDH, MHA, CDA, EFDA

Emily R. Holt, RDH, MHA, CDA, EFDA, is a clinical associate professor
of dental hygiene at the University of Southern
Indiana (USI) in Evansville.…

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Eraldo L. Batista Jr, DDS, MSC, DSC
Eraldo L. Batista Jr, DDS, MSC, DSC

Eraldo L. Batista Jr, DDS, MSC, DSC, is an associate professor in the Division of Periodontics, Dental Diagnostics, and Surgical Sciences and the…

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Eric D. Bothwell, DDS, MPH, MA, PhD
Eric D. Bothwell, DDS, MPH, MA, PhD

Eric D. Bothwell, DDS, MPH, MA, PhD, is a public health advisor for the Men's Health Network, an educational organization that recognizes men's health…

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Eric Linden, DMD, MSD
Eric Linden, DMD, MSD

Eric Linden, DMD, MSD, is a periodontist with more than 30 years of clinical experience and a laser periodontal surgeon with a private practice in New…

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Erica Logsdon, RDH, BSDH
Erica Logsdon, RDH, BSDH

Erica Logsdon, RDH, BSDH, is a surgical assistant for Tri-State Oral Surgery LLC in Evansville, Indiana. She is a recent graduate of the University of…

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Erin A. Kierce, RDH, BA, MS, MPH
Erin A. Kierce, RDH, BA, MS, MPH

Erin A. Kierce, RDH, BA, MS, MPH, is director of quality assurance for New England Family Dentistry and Co and Family Orthodontics and Co in…

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Erin Boyleston, RDH, MS
Erin Boyleston, RDH, MS

Erin Boyleston, RDH, MS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Augusta University. She serves as clinic coordinator for…

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Erin C. Knoerl, MPH
Erin C. Knoerl, MPH

Erin C. Knoerl, MPH, is a public health specialist at the New York State Department of Health Bureau of Dental Health. Knoerl manages the department's…

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Erin Relich, RDH, BSDH, MSA
Erin Relich, RDH, BSDH, MSA

Erin is an assistant professor and the dental hygiene clinical coordinator in the Division of Dental Hygiene at the University of Detroit Mercy School…

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Eugene Ko, DDS
Eugene Ko, DDS

Eugene Ko, DDS, is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine at the University of Michigan School of…

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Evangelos Papathanasiou DMD, MS, PhD
Evangelos Papathanasiou DMD, MS, PhD

Evangelos Papathanasiou DMD, MS, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Periodontology at Tuft University School of Dental Medicine.

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Evanthia Lalla, DDS, MS
Evanthia Lalla, DDS, MS

Evanthia Lalla, DDS, MS, is a professor of dental medicine in the Division of Periodontics, Section of Oral and Diagnostic Sciences at Columbia…

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Eve J. Cuny, BA, MS
Eve J. Cuny, BA, MS

Eve J. Cuny, BA, MS, is a professor in the Department of Dental Practice and director of Environmental Health and Safety at the University of the…

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Evelyn M. Thomson, BSDH, MS
Evelyn M. Thomson, BSDH, MS

Evelyn M. Thomson, BSDH, MS, is an adjunct assistant professor

at the Gene W. Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene, Old Dominion University

in…

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Faith Y. Miller, RDH, MSEd
Faith Y. Miller, RDH, MSEd

Faith Y. Miller, RDH, MSEd, is an associate professor of dental hygiene in the School of Allied Health, College of Applied Sciences and Arts at…

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Faizan Kabani, RDH, MHA, MBA
Faizan Kabani, RDH, MHA, MBA

Faizan Kabani, RDH, MHA, MBA, is a tenure-track assistant professor at the Caruth School of Dental Hygiene, Texas A&M University College of…

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Fernando Suárez López del Amo, DDS, MS
Fernando Suárez López del Amo, DDS, MS

Fernando Suárez López del Amo, DDS, MS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Periodontics at the University of Oklahoma, College of…

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Fiona M. Collins, BDS, MBA, MA
Fiona M. Collins, BDS, MBA, MA

Fiona M. Collins, BDS, MBA, MA, is a national and international speaker, author, and consultant. She is a member of the American Dental Association…

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Firoozeh Samim, DMD, MSc
Firoozeh Samim, DMD, MSc

Firoozeh Samim, DMD, MSc, is a fourth-year oral medicine, oral pathology resident at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.

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Frances Doherty Genco, RDH, BS
Frances Doherty Genco, RDH, BS

Frances Doherty Genco, RDH, BS, is a clinical administrator in the Department of Oral Biology at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine…

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Frances McConaughy, RDH, MS
Frances McConaughy, RDH, MS

Frances McConaughy, RDH, MS, is a professor of dental hygiene in the Dumke College of Health Professions at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. Her…

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Frank A. Scannapieco, DMD, PhD
Frank A. Scannapieco, DMD, PhD

Frank A. Scannapieco, DMD, PhD, is a professor and chair of the Department of Oral Biology in the School of Dental Medicine at the University at…

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Frank Catalanotto, DMD
Frank Catalanotto, DMD

Frank Catalanotto, DMD, is a professor in the Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Sciences and director of the Southeast Center for…

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Fred Summerfelt, RDH, MEd, AP
Fred Summerfelt, RDH, MEd, AP

Fred Summerfelt, RDH, MEd, AP, is an associate professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Northern Arizona university in Flagstaff. He also…

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Frederick Curro, DMD, PhD
Frederick Curro, DMD, PhD

Frederick Curro, DMD, PhD, is director of the PEARL Practice-Based Translational Network in New York. He is also director of regulatory affairs at the…

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Frieda Atherton Pickett, RDH, MS
Frieda Atherton Pickett, RDH, MS

Frieda Atherton Pickett, RDH, MS, is an adjunct associate professor in the graduate division of the Department of Dental Hygiene, Idaho State…

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Gail Aamodt, RDH, EPDH, MS
Gail Aamodt, RDH, EPDH, MS

Gail Aamodt, RDH, EPDH, MS, is an associate professor and clinical education coordinator in the School of Dental Hygiene Studies at Pacific…

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Gail B. Stoops, RDH, BSDH

Gail B. Stoops, RDH, BSDH, is the senior manager of professional relations in the United States and Canada for Philips. She is responsible for key…

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Gary Chiodo, DMD, FACD
Gary Chiodo, DMD, FACD

Gary Chiodo, DMD, FACD, is the interim dean of the School of Dentistry at OHSU. He is also a professor of

community dentistry and senior scholar in…

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Gayle B. McCombs, RDH, MS
Gayle B. McCombs, RDH, MS

Gayle B. McCombs, RDH, MS, is a professor in the Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene at Old Dominion University (ODU) in Norfolk, Virginia. Her…

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Graham L. Hearn, DDS, MSD
Graham L. Hearn, DDS, MSD

Graham L. Hearn, DDS, MSD, practices pediatric dentistry in Roseville, California, and is an affiliate faculty member at the University of the Pacific…

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Gülsün Gül, DDS, MBA, MPH, MS
Gülsün Gül, DDS, MBA, MPH, MS

Gülsün Gül, DDS, MBA, MPH, MS, is an assistant professor in the Division of Medicine, Department of Diagnosis and Health Promotion and director of…

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Gwen Cohen Brown, DDS, FAAOMP
Gwen Cohen Brown, DDS, FAAOMP

Gwen Cohen Brown, DDS, FAAOMP, is a professor in the
Department of Dental Hygiene at City Tech and a fellow in the Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial…

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Gwen Essex, RDH, MS, EdD
Gwen Essex, RDH, MS, EdD

Gwen Essex, RDH, MS, EdD, is an associate professor of diagnostic sciences at the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in…

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Hadeel Mohammed Ayoub, BSDH, MSDH
Hadeel Mohammed Ayoub, BSDH, MSDH

Hadeel Mohammed Ayoub, BSDH, MSDH, is a doctoral student in the dental science program at Indiana University School of Dentistry in Indianapolis. She…

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Haley Bobadilla
Haley Bobadilla

Haley Bobadilla, is a second year student in the Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene at ODU. She is a member of the university's Honors College and a…

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Hannah Maxey, PhD, MPH, RDH
Hannah Maxey, PhD, MPH, RDH

Hannah Maxey, PhD, MPH, RDH, is an assistant professor and director of the Bowen Center for Health Workforce Research and Policy at Indiana University…

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Hardy Limeback, PhD, DDS
Hardy Limeback, PhD, DDS

Hardy Limeback, PhD, DDS, is a professor emeritus at the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry, and he served as chair of the university's…

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Harlan J. Shiau, DDS, DMSc
Harlan J. Shiau, DDS, DMSc

Harlan J. Shiau, DDS, DMSc, is a faculty member in the Department of Periodontics at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in Baltimore. He…

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Harold C. Slavkin, DDS
Harold C. Slavkin, DDS

Harold is a professor and dean emeritus at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, University of Southern California in Los Angeles. As former director…

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Harold Jennings, RDH, MA
Harold Jennings, RDH, MA

Harold Jennings, RDH, MA, is a clinical instructor and course director for periodontology at NYU College of Dentistry, Dental Hygiene Programs, where…

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Heather L. Taylor, MPH, LDH
Heather L. Taylor, MPH, LDH

Heather L. Taylor, MPH, LDH, is a doctoral student at the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, Indiana University in Indianapolis. Her…

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Heather R. Thomas, RDH, BS, MEd
Heather R. Thomas, RDH, BS, MEd

Heather R. Thomas, RDH, BS, MEd, is an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene and senior clinical instructor at Northern…

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Helene Bednarsh, BS, RDH, MPH
Helene Bednarsh, BS, RDH, MPH

Helene Bednarsh, BS, RDH, MPH, is director of the HIV Dental Ombudsperson Program at the Boston Public Health Commission and dental director for the…

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Holli Seabury, PhD
Holli Seabury, PhD

Holli Seabury, PhD, is the CEO of the nonprofit McMillen Center for Health Education in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She is the lead curriculum designer for…

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Holly Gaff, PhD
Holly Gaff, PhD

Holly Gaff, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at ODU. Her research interests include the study of the ecology of…

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Howell Tapley, PT, MSPT, PhD
Howell Tapley, PT, MSPT, PhD

Howell Tapley, PT, MSPT, PhD, is an associate professor and director of the Physical Therapy Program at Indiana State University (ISU) in Terre Haute.…

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Hyun A. Sohn, RDH, MS
Hyun A. Sohn, RDH, MS

Hyun A. Sohn, RDH, MS, is an adjunct instructor in the dental hygiene program at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, California. She teaches both…

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Iain Chapple, PhD, BDS, FDSRCPS, FDSRCS, CCST
Iain Chapple, PhD, BDS, FDSRCPS, FDSRCS, CCST

Iain Chapple, PhD, BDS, FDSRCPS, FDSRCS, CCST, is a professor and head of periodontology at the School of Dentistry, Institute of Clinical Sciences,…

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Ira T. Bloom, DDS
Ira T. Bloom, DDS

Ira T. Bloom, DDS, is the assistant director of the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry.…

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J. Sean Hubar, DMD, MS
J. Sean Hubar, DMD, MS

J. Sean Hubar, DMD, MS, is a professor of oral and maxillofacial radiology in the Department of Diagnostic Sciences at the Louisiana State University…

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Jacob Shiloah, DMD
Jacob Shiloah, DMD

Jacob Shiloah, DMD, is a professor in the Department of Periodontology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. An author and…

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Jacqueline J. Freudenthal, RDH, MHE
Jacqueline J. Freudenthal, RDH, MHE

Jacqueline J. Freudenthal, RDH, MHE, is an associate professor and chair of the Department of Dental Hygiene at Idaho State University in Pocatello.…

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Jade Miller, DDS
Jade Miller, DDS

Jade Miller, DDS, is president of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD). In addition to his service to multiple dental organizations, he…

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James D. Nickman, DDS, MS
James D. Nickman, DDS, MS

James D. Nickman, DDS, MS, is president of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD). He also chairs the Minnesota Dental Association…

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James P. Arnold, DMD, MAJ(P), USA, DC

James P. Arnold, DMD, MAJ(P), USA, DC, is the residency training director and staff oral and maxillofacial surgeon at Fort Sam Houston DENTAC.

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James Schroeder, DDS, MS
James Schroeder, DDS, MS

James Schroeder, DDS, MS, is an adjunct faculty member at VCU School of Dentistry and a former private practice

owner in Richmond, Va. Currently,…

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Jana M. Pierce, RDH, BS
Jana M. Pierce, RDH, BS

Jana M. Pierce, RDH, BS, has been a practicing dental hygienist for 20 years and an oral surgery assistant for the past 4 years. She is a member of…

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Jane Koppelman
Jane Koppelman

Jane Koppelman, is the research director for the dental campaign at The Pew Charitable Trusts in Washington, DC. Learn more at: pewtrusts.org/dental.

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Jasmin Haley, RDH, BSDH, CDA
Jasmin Haley, RDH, BSDH, CDA

Jasmin Haley, RDH, BSDH, CDA, is an adjunct faculty member at Howard Community College in Columbia, Maryland, and a consultant/educator with the…

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Jason Philip Hirsch, DMD, MPH
Jason Philip Hirsch, DMD, MPH

Jason Philip Hirsch, DMD, MPH, is a pediatric dentist in private practice in Royal Palm Beach, Florida. He focuses on childhood caries management. He…

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Jason R. Flores, DDS, RN, DADBA, DNDBA, FADSA
Jason R. Flores, DDS, RN, DADBA, DNDBA, FADSA

Jason a board-certified dentist anesthesiologist, is the clinical director of dental anesthesiology for the University of New Mexico Medical Group's…

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Jean Conover, BSDH, MS
Jean Conover, BSDH, MS

Jean Conover, BSDH, MS, is an adjunct faculty
member in the Department of Dental Hygiene at
Chattanooga State Community College in Chattanooga,…

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Jeffrey A. Rossmann, DDS, MS
Jeffrey A. Rossmann, DDS, MS

Jeffrey A. Rossmann, DDS, MS, is a professor and chair of the Department of Periodontics at Texas A&M University, Baylor College of Dentistry. He…

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Jeffrey D. Pope, DDS, MS
Jeffrey D. Pope, DDS, MS

JEFFREY D. POPE, DDS, MS, is a board-certified periodontist in private practice in Dallas. He is also a clinical assistant professor at Texas A&M…

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Jeffrey S. Rouse, DDS
Jeffrey S. Rouse, DDS

Jeffrey S. Rouse, DDS, maintains a private practice in San Antonio, Texas, and is an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Prosthodontics…

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Jennifer D. Britt, DMD, MS, MAJ, USA, DC

Jennifer D. Britt, DMD, MS, MAJ, USA, DC, is a staff oral and maxillofacial pathologist and the officer in charge of the Hospital Dental Clinic, Fort…

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Jennifer L. Brame, RDH, MS
Jennifer L. Brame, RDH, MS

Jennifer L. Brame, RDH, MS, is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Dental Ecology at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel…

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Jennifer S. Sherry, RDH, MSEd
Jennifer S. Sherry, RDH, MSEd

Jennifer S. Sherry, RDH, MSEd, is an associate professor in the Dental Hygiene Program at Southern Illinois University (SIU), Carbondale. Her research…

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Jennifer Vasquez, RDH
Jennifer Vasquez, RDH

Jennifer Vasquez, RDH, is a dental hygienist at Jonathan B. Levine & Associates in New York. She is a member of the American Dental Hygienists'…

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Jessica De Bord, DDS, MSD, MA
Jessica De Bord, DDS, MSD, MA

Jessica De Bord, DDS, MSD, MA, is the associate program director of the New York University Lutheran Pediatric Dental Residency in Yakima, Washington.…

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Jessica Fagan, RDH, BS, MA
Jessica Fagan, RDH, BS, MA

Jessica Fagan, RDH, BS, MA, has been a dental hygiene practitioner in New York City for more than 5 years. She is also an adjunct lecturer at New York…

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Jessica Parness, RDH, BS, MA
Jessica Parness, RDH, BS, MA

Jessica Parness, RDH, BS, MA, is a dental hygiene practitioner in New York City. She is also an adjunct lecturer at New York City College of…

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Jessica Suedbeck, RDH, MSDH
Jessica Suedbeck, RDH, MSDH

Jessica Suedbeck, RDH, MSDH, is an instructor in the dental hygiene program at Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo, Iowa. Her teaching…

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Jessica Y. Lee, DDS, MPH, PhD
Jessica Y. Lee, DDS, MPH, PhD

Jessica Y. Lee, DDS, MPH, PhD, is the Demeritt Distinguished Professor and graduate program director of the pediatric dentistry residency program at…

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Jewel Goodman Shepherd, MPA, CHES, PhD
Jewel Goodman Shepherd, MPA, CHES, PhD

Jewel Goodman Shepherd, MPA, CHES, PhD, is a visiting assistant professor in the School of Community and Environmental Health with the College of…

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Jill Rethman, RDH, BA
Jill Rethman, RDH, BA

Jill has been involved in dental hygiene for more than 30 years, from clinical practice to speaking to publishing. Jill currently serves as the editor…

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Joan Beleno Sanchez, RDH, BSDH, BAS
Joan Beleno Sanchez, RDH, BSDH, BAS

Joan Beleno Sanchez, RDH, BSDH, BAS, is a clinical instructor and a member of the periodontal endoscope faculty in the Department of Dental Hygiene at…

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Joan Pellegrini, PhD, RDH
Joan Pellegrini, PhD, RDH

Joan Pellegrini, PhD, RDH, is an associate professor in the Department of Oral Health Promotion and Community Outreach at the VCU School of Dentistry.…

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JoAnn Galliano, MEd, RDH
JoAnn Galliano, MEd, RDH

A woman of many talents and interests, JoAnn Galliano, MEd, RDH, is a legislative consultant for the California Dental Hygienists' Association's…

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JoAnn R. Gurenlian, RDH, MS, PhD
JoAnn R. Gurenlian, RDH, MS, PhD

JoAnn R. Gurenlian, RDH, MS, PhD, is a professor and graduate program director in the Department of Dental
Hygiene at Idaho State University in…

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JoAnn Rover, RDH, MPA,
JoAnn Rover, RDH, MPA,

JoAnn Rover, RDH, MPA, is an associate professor and radiology coordinator in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Hostos Community College in Bronx,…

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Joanna Aalboe, RDH, MPH
Joanna Aalboe, RDH, MPH

Joanna Aalboe, RDH, MPH, is an assistant professor and a public

health dental hygienist at the UK College of Dentistry. She currently works in…

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Joanna Mullins, BSDH, RDH
Joanna Mullins, BSDH, RDH

Joanna Mullins, BSDH, RDH, is the manager of clinical strategy and support for Willamette Dental Group. She began working with the company in 1999 as…

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Joanne Brewer Timmons, MPH
Joanne Brewer Timmons, MPH

Joanne Brewer Timmons, MPH, is the manager of the Domestic Violence Program at Boston Medical Center, where she is responsible for building a…

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JODI L. OLMSTED, RDH, PhD
JODI L. OLMSTED, RDH, PhD

Jodi L. Olmsted, RDH, PHD, is an associate professor and director of the Health Sciences Program at the School of Health Care Professions, College of…

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Joel B. Epstein, DMD, MSD, FRCD(C), FDS RCS(E)
Joel B. Epstein, DMD, MSD, FRCD(C), FDS RCS(E)

Joel B. Epstein, DMD, MSD, FRCD(C), FDS RCS(E), is a professor in the Department of Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and a collaborative member…

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Joel H. Berg, DDS, MS
Joel H. Berg, DDS, MS

Joel H. Berg, DDS, MS, is a professor and dean of the University of Washington School of Dentistry in Seattle. A pediatric dentist with more than 20…

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Johan Aps, DDS, MSc, MSc, PhD
Johan Aps, DDS, MSc, MSc, PhD

Johan Aps, DDS, MSc, MSc, PhD, is a clinical associate professor and director of the Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Clinic at the University of…

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John A. Levon, DDS, MS
John A. Levon, DDS, MS

John A. Levon, DDS, MS, is the director of the advanced education programs in prosthodontics at the IU School of Dentistry.

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John J. Warren, DDS, MS
John J. Warren, DDS, MS

John J. Warren, DDS, MS, is a professor in the Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in Iowa…

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Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA
Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA

Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA, has a presidential appointment as professor of microbiology and immunology in the School of Medicine and professor of…

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Jonathan B. Levine, DMD
Jonathan B. Levine, DMD

Jonathan B. Levine, DMD, is an associate professor and director of the advanced aesthetics program in dentistry at the New York University College of…

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Jonathan H. Do, DDS
Jonathan H. Do, DDS

Jonathan is an assistant clinical professor of periodontics at the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry. He also maintains a…

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JoNell Bly, RDH, BS
JoNell Bly, RDH, BS

JoNell Bly, RDH, BS, is an instructor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at the University of South Dakota (USD) School of Health Sciences in…

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Joseph W. Evans, DDS
Joseph W. Evans, DDS

Joseph W. Evans, DDS, is an associate professor of dental hygiene at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green. He has worked in private practice…

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Joshua B. Even, DMD
Joshua B. Even, DMD

Joshua B. Even, DMD, is the director of clinical strategy and support and a practicing general dentist for Willamette Dental Group. Having started…

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Joshua E. Lubek, DDS, MD, FACS
Joshua E. Lubek, DDS, MD, FACS

Joshua E. Lubek, DDS, MD, FACS, is an associate professor and the fellowship director of the Oral-Head & Neck Oncology/Microvascular Surgery…

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Joy B. Osborn, RDH, MA
Joy B. Osborn, RDH, MA

Joy B. Osborn, RDH, MA, is an associate professor in the Division of Dental Hygiene at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. Her primary…

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Joyce Dais, MPH, MSEd, RDH
Joyce Dais, MPH, MSEd, RDH

Joyce Dais, MPH, MSEd, RDH, is an associate

professor at Hostos Community College in Bronx, NY. Her

experience includes community outreach,…

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Joyce Y. Sumi, RDH, MS
Joyce Y. Sumi, RDH, MS

Joyce Y. Sumi, RDH, MS, is an associate professor of clinical dentistry in the Department of Dental Hygiene at the University of Southern California…

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Julia Cherney, RDH, MS
Julia Cherney, RDH, MS

Julia is an associate professor and lead junior student clinic coordinator in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Cypress College in Cypress,…

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Julie Bencosme, RDH, MA, CHES
Julie Bencosme, RDH, MA, CHES

Julie Bencosme, RDH, MA, CHES, is an associate professor in the Dental Hygiene Program at Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College in Bronx, New…

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Julie D. Sutton, RDH, MS
Julie D. Sutton, RDH, MS

Julie D. Sutton, RDH, MS, is an assistant professor in the Division of Dental Hygiene at the UMKC School of Dentistry. She is the Missouri…

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Julio Sotillo, DDS, PhD
Julio Sotillo, DDS, PhD

Julio Sotillo, DDS, PhD, is a clinical assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry…

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Justine Kolker, DDS, MS, PhD
Justine Kolker, DDS, MS, PhD

Justine Kolker, DDS, MS, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Operative Dentistry at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, where…

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Ka Hei Karen Lau, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
Ka Hei Karen Lau, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Ka Hei Karen Lau, MS, RD, LDN, CDE, is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator at Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston. She provides…

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Kaitlin Karalunas, RDH, PHDHP, BS
Kaitlin Karalunas, RDH, PHDHP, BS

Kaitlin Karalunas, RDH, PhDHP, BS, is an instructor of dental hygiene at the Fortis Institute. She is also a graduate student at St. Francis…

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Kamolphob Phasuk, DDS, MS
Kamolphob Phasuk, DDS, MS

Kamolphob Phasuk, DDS, MS, is a clinical assistant professor of prostho - dontics at the IU School of Dentistry.

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Kanchan Ganda, MD
Kanchan Ganda, MD

Kanchan Ganda, MD, is a professor and head of the Division of Medicine, Department of Diagnosis and Health Promotion at TUSDM. She is the director of…

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Kandis V. Garland, RDH, MS
Kandis V. Garland, RDH, MS

Kandis V. Garland, RDH, MS, is an associate professor in the Department of Dental
Hygiene at Idaho State University (ISU), Pocatello, as well as…

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Kaprea F. Johnson, NCC, PhD

Kaprea F. Johnson, NCC, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Depart ment of Counseling and Human Services, College of Education at ODU. She is an…

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Karen Davis, RDH, BSDH
Karen Davis, RDH, BSDH

With a long-standing love of dental hygiene dating back to the 8th grade, Karen Davis, RDH, BSDH, maintains a career that spans a variety of…

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Karen Kott, PT, PhD
Karen Kott, PT, PhD

Karen Kott, PT, PhD, is an associate professor in the School of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training at Old Dominion University in Norfolk,…

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Karen M. Portillo, RDH, MSDH
Karen M. Portillo, RDH, MSDH

Karen M. Portillo, RDH, MSDH, taught
several years in graduate and undergraduate dental
hygiene education. She is now a public health dental…

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Karina Villagrana, RDH
Karina Villagrana, RDH

Karina Villagrana, RDH, is a practicing dental hygienist in the Inner City Health Center in Denver.

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Katherine Krattenmaker, RDH, BS
Katherine Krattenmaker, RDH, BS

Katherine Krattenmaker, RDH, BS, is a recent graduate of the Dental Hygiene Program at New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry. She is…

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Katherine Lemoine Pelullo, RDH, MEd
Katherine Lemoine Pelullo, RDH, MEd

Katherine Lemoine Pelullo, RDH, MEd, is a dental hygienist for Tufts Statewide Community Dental Program in the Department of Public Health and…

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Katherine Schrubbe, BSDH, MEd, PhD
Katherine Schrubbe, BSDH, MEd, PhD

Katherine Schrubbe, BSDH, MEd, PhD, is the director of quality assurance at Dental Associates of Wisconsin and an adjunct associate professor in the…

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Kathleen O. Hodges, RDH, MS
Kathleen O. Hodges, RDH, MS

Kathleen O. Hodges, RDH, MS, is a professor emerita in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Idaho State University in Pocatello. She has 37 years of…

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Kathryn Bell, RDH, MS
Kathryn Bell, RDH, MS

Kathryn Bell, RDH, MS, is an associate professor in the School of Dental Hygiene Studies at Pacific University in Hillsboro, Oregon.

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Kathryn R. Search, RDH, BSDH, MS
Kathryn R. Search, RDH, BSDH, MS

Kathryn R. Search, RDH, BSDH, MS, is in clinical dental hygiene practice in Charlottesville, Virginia. A recent graduate of the masterês degree…

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Kathy Bassett, RDH, MEd
Kathy Bassett, RDH, MEd

Kathy Bassett, RDH, MEd, is a professor of dental
hygiene at Pierce College in Lakewood, Washington, and an
adjunct professor at the University of…

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Keerthana Satheesh, DDS, MS
Keerthana Satheesh, DDS, MS

Keerthana is a full-time faculty member at the University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Dentistry, where she chairs the periodontics department.…

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Kelli Swanson Jaecks, MA, RDH
Kelli Swanson Jaecks, MA, RDH

Kelli Swanson Jaecks, MA, RDH, is the 2014-2015 president of the American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA), and she has served the ADHA in a…

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Kelly Schroeder, RDH, MS
Kelly Schroeder, RDH, MS

Kelly Schroeder, RDH, MS recently completed a Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree at Idaho State University (ISU) in Pocatello. She is a…

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Kelly Tanner Williams, RDH, MSDH, CDA
Kelly Tanner Williams, RDH, MSDH, CDA

Kelly Tanner Williams, RDH, MSDH, CDA, has been active in dental hygiene as a clinician, educator, and

consultant. She currently directs a course…

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Kim Attanasi, RDH, MS
Kim Attanasi, RDH, MS

Kim Attanasi, RDH, MS, is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at the New York University College of Dentistry in New…

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Kimberly A. Erdman, RDH, PHDHP, MSDH
Kimberly A. Erdman, RDH, PHDHP, MSDH

Kimberly A. Erdman, RDH, PHDHP, MSDH, is the program director at Montgomery
County Community College in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. Since 2010, she has…

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Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco, PhD
Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco, PhD

Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco, PhD, is a founding partner and human trafficking expert witness for Mahn, Mehlman and Associates in Alexandria, Virginia. She…

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Kirandeep Arora, DDS, BDS
Kirandeep Arora, DDS, BDS

Kirandeep Arora, DDS, BDS, is a periodontal resident at the UMKC School of Dentistry. Her research interests include bone graft materials and the…

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Koren Goodman, MSEd, CHES, PhD
Koren Goodman, MSEd, CHES, PhD

Koren Goodman, MSEd, CHES, PhD, is an adjunct/visiting specialist in the Health and Nutrition Sciences Department within the College of Education and…

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Krista L. Beaty, RDH, BS
Krista L. Beaty, RDH, BS

Krista L. Beaty, RDH, BS, is a graduate student in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Idaho State University (ISU) in Pocatello. She also works as a…

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KRISTEL CAGANAP, RDH, MSDH
KRISTEL CAGANAP, RDH, MSDH

Kristel Caganap, RDH, MSDH, is a senior clinical instructor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at the University of Southern California (USC) Ostrow…

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Kristen M. Stephen, RDH, BS
Kristen M. Stephen, RDH, BS

Kristen M. Stephen, RDH, BS, is a dental hygiene educator at West Coast University in Anaheim, California, and Cerritos College in Norwalk,…

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Kristen Simmons, MHA, BSDH, RDH
Kristen Simmons, MHA, BSDH, RDH

Kristen Simmons, MHA, BSDH, RDH, is the chief operating officer for the Willamette Dental Group, a multispecialty group dental practice in Hillsboro,…

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Kristin Dillow, RDH, MS
Kristin Dillow, RDH, MS

Kristin Dillow, RDH, MS, is a research dental hygienist and study coordinator for the Center for Oral and Systemic Diseases and a clinical associate…

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Kyndall A. Hudson, RDH
Kyndall A. Hudson, RDH

Kyndall A. Hudson, RDH, is a clinical dental hygienist in a Brentwood, Tennessee private practice.

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Kyriakie Sarafoglou, MD
Kyriakie Sarafoglou, MD

Kyriakie Sarafoglou, MD, is an associate professor in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Division of Genetics and Metabolism at the…

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L. Whitney Howerton, RDH, BS, BA
L. Whitney Howerton, RDH, BS, BA

L. Whitney Howerton, RDH, BS, BA, is a full-time instructor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Concorde Career College in Memphis, Tennessee,…

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Laura Gail Hendricks, RDH, MEd
Laura Gail Hendricks, RDH, MEd

Laura Gail Hendricks, RDH, MEd, is an assistant
professor and director of nonsurgical periodontics at the Arizona
School of Dentistry and Oral…

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Laura J. Sleeper, RDH, DHSc
Laura J. Sleeper, RDH, DHSc

Laura J. Sleeper, RDH, DHSc, is the program director for the
Plaza College Dental Hygiene Program, the first dental hygiene program in Queens and the…

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Lauren A. Felix, RDH, BSDH
Lauren A. Felix, RDH, BSDH

Lauren A. Felix, RDH, BSDH, is a practicing dental hygienist in New Castle, Delaware, and an adjunct dental hygiene instructor at Delaware Technical…

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Lauren B. Mirsky, RDH, BS
Lauren B. Mirsky, RDH, BS

Lauren B. Mirsky, RDH, BS, is a graduate student in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Idaho State University (ISU) in Pocatello. In clinical…

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Lauren Dennis, MHA, BS
Lauren Dennis, MHA, BS

Lauren Dennis, MHA, BS, is a research associate in the Department of Neurology at the University of South Carolina in Columbia. Her research interests…

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Lawrence Pizzitola, DDS
Lawrence Pizzitola, DDS

Lawrence is an assistant professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Farmingdale State College in Farmingdale, New York. Before joining academia,…

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Leciel K. Bono, RDH-ER, MS
Leciel K. Bono, RDH-ER, MS

Leciel K. Bono, RDH-ER, MS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Idaho State University (ISU) in Pocatello. She serves as…

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Leena Palomo, DDS, MSD
Leena Palomo, DDS, MSD

Leena Palomo, DDS, MSD, is an associate professor and director of the Doctor of Dental Medicine Periodontics Program at CWRU School of Dental…

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Liana Lu, RDH, BS
Liana Lu, RDH, BS

Liana Lu, RDH, BS, is a recent graduate of the Dental Hygiene Program at NYU College of Dentistry who is now working in private clinical practice.

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Linda Brookman, RDH, BSDH, MSHS
Linda Brookman, RDH, BSDH, MSHS

Linda Brookman, RDH, BSDH, MSHS, is a senior clinical instructor in the Department of Dental Hygiene and codirector of the Neighborhood Mobile Dental…

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Linda D. Boyd, RDH, RD, EdD
Linda D. Boyd, RDH, RD, EdD

Linda D. Boyd, RDH, RD, EdD, is dean and a professor at the Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene at MCPHS University in Boston. She can be reached at:…

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Lindsey M. Lee, RDH, MS
Lindsey M. Lee, RDH, MS

Lindsey M. Lee, RDH, MS, is an assistant professor in the Division of Dental Hygiene at the University of New Mexico (UNM) in
Albuquerque. In…

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Lisa B. Stefanou, RDH, MPH
Lisa B. Stefanou, RDH, MPH

Lisa B. Stefanou, RDH, MPH, is a clinical associate professor and coordinator of academic affairs and special projects at New York University (NYU)…

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Lisa Bilich, RDH, MS, CHSE
Lisa Bilich, RDH, MS, CHSE

Lisa Bilich, RDH, MS, CHSE, is a professor of dental hygiene at Eastern Washington University in Cheney. She is a clinical lead instructor, teaching…

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Lisa Dowst-Mayo, RDH, BSDH
Lisa Dowst-Mayo, RDH, BSDH

Lisa Dowst-Mayo, RDH, BSDH, is a full-time instructor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Concorde Career College in San Antonio, where she teaches…

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Lisa Lang, BSDH, DDS, MS, MBA
Lisa Lang, BSDH, DDS, MS, MBA

Lisa Lang, BSDH, DDS, MS, MBA, is an associate professor, assistant dean of clinical education, and chair of comprehensive care at CWRU School of…

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Lola Giusti, DDS, MA
Lola Giusti, DDS, MA

Lola Giusti, DDS, MA, is an associate professor in the Department of Dental Practice at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry at the University of…

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Lorene G. Kent, RDH, BA
Lorene G. Kent, RDH, BA

Lorene G. Kent, RDH, BA, is the publisher of Dimensions of Dental Hygiene and the president of Belmont Publications, Inc. in Santa Ana, California.…

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Lorene R. Kline, RDH, BS, MS
Lorene R. Kline, RDH, BS, MS

Lorene R. Kline, RDH, BS, MS, is a clinical lecturer in the Division of Dental Hygiene at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry where she…

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Lorenzo Mordini, DDS, CAGS, MS
Lorenzo Mordini, DDS, CAGS, MS

Lorenzo Mordini, DDS, CAGS, MS, is an assistant professor of periodontology and the implant surgery coordinator at Creighton University School of…

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Lori Rainchuso, RDH, MS, DHSc
Lori Rainchuso, RDH, MS, DHSc

Lori Rainchuso, RDH, MS, DHSc, is an associate
professor at MCPHS University in Boston where she teaches in the
Doctor of Health Sciences and…

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Lorie Speer, RDH, MSDH
Lorie Speer, RDH, MSDH

Lorie Speer, RDH, MSDH, is an assistant professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Eastern Washington University in Spokane, where she teaches…

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Lorinda L. Coan, RDH, MS
Lorinda L. Coan, RDH, MS

Lorinda L. Coan, RDH, MS, is an assistant professor in the Dental Hygiene Program at the University of Southern Indiana (USI) in Evansville. She is…

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Lucas Rodrigues Pinheiro, DDS
Lucas Rodrigues Pinheiro, DDS

Lucas Rodrigues Pinheiro, DDS, is a doctoral student in oral and maxillofacial radiology, Faculdade de Odontologia at the Universidade de S‹o Paulo in…

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Lucinda J. Lyon, RDH, DDS, EdD
Lucinda J. Lyon, RDH, DDS, EdD

Lucinda J. Lyon, RDH, DDS, EdD, is the chair of the Department of Dental Practice and Community Service at the University of the Pacific Dugoni School…

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Lyndon F. Cooper, DDS, PhD
Lyndon F. Cooper, DDS, PhD

Lyndon F. Cooper, DDS, PhD, is the associate dean for research and head of the Department of Oral Biology at the University of Illinois at Chicago…

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Lynn Marsh, RDH, EdD
Lynn Marsh, RDH, EdD

Lynn Marsh, RDH, EdD, is a professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Farmingdale State College in New York. Her teaching responsibilities…

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Lynne Melchior, MSN, ACNP-BC, CDE
Lynne Melchior, MSN, ACNP-BC, CDE

Lynne Melchior, MSN, ACNP-BC, CDE, is an instructor in the Undergraduate and Graduate Nursing Programs at USI. She is a nurse, certified diabetes…

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Lynne Morgan, RDH, MS
Lynne Morgan, RDH, MS

Lynne Morgan, RDH, MS, is the clinical

coordinator of the dental hygiene program at Baker

College. She holds many didactic responsibilities…

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M. Anjum Shah, BSDH, MS, RDH
M. Anjum Shah, BSDH, MS, RDH

M. Anjum Shah, BSDH, MS, RDH, is an assistant professor in the Department of Oral Health Promotion and Community Outreach at Virginia Commonwealth…

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Mackenzie Bacot
Mackenzie Bacot

Mackenzie Bacot is a senior in SIU's baccalaureate dental hygiene program.

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Mahmoud Al-Dajani, DDS, MSc, PhD (OMFS), MSc, FRCD(C) (DPH)
Mahmoud Al-Dajani, DDS, MSc, PhD (OMFS), MSc, FRCD(C) (DPH)

Mahmoud Al-Dajani, DDS, MSc, PhD (OMFS), MSc, FRCD(C) (DPH), is a researcher and instructor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry in…

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Malea Johnson, BS, RDH, EPDH
Malea Johnson, BS, RDH, EPDH

Malea Johnson, BS, RDH, EPDH, works in private clinical practice in Sherwood, Oregon. She is the former dental services coordinator for Northwest…

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Mansi Jailwala, MS
Mansi Jailwala, MS

Mansi Jailwala, MS, is a second-year dental student at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM) in Boston. She is currently conducting…

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Marcelo Freire, DDS, PhD, DMSc
Marcelo Freire, DDS, PhD, DMSc

Marcelo Freire, DDS, PhD, DMSC, is an assistant professor in the Immunology Department at the Forsyth Institute, Harvard School of Dental Medicine in…

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Marcia M. Ditmyer, PhD, MCHES
Marcia M. Ditmyer, PhD, MCHES

Marcia M. Ditmyer, PhD, MCHES, is assistant dean for assessment and instruction and associate professor in residence with emeritus at UNLV School of…

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Margaret
Margaret "Peg" Walsh, RDH, MS, MA, EdD (deceased)

Margaret "Peg" Walsh, RDH, MS, MA, EdD, is one of dental hygiene's most prolific researchers. She has authored more than 100 scientific articles and…

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Margaret Garland, MS, DDS
Margaret Garland, MS, DDS

Margaret Garland, MS, DDS, is a general dentist at Long Island Select Healthcare, a federally qualified health care facility in Hauppauge, New York.…

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Margaret Langelier, MSHSA
Margaret Langelier, MSHSA

Margaret Langelier, MSHSA, is deputy director of the Oral Health Workforce Research Center based at the Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS) in…

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Margaret Lemaster, BSDH, MS
Margaret Lemaster, BSDH, MS

Margaret Lemaster, BSDH, MS, is an adjunct instructor in the Department of Oral Health Promotion and
Community Outreach at Virginia Commonwealth…

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Maria L. Geisinger, DDS, MS
Maria L. Geisinger, DDS, MS

Maria L. Geisinger, DDS, MS, is an associate professor in the Department of Periodontology and director of the advanced education in periodontology…

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Maria Perno Goldie, RDH, BA, MS
Maria Perno Goldie, RDH, BA, MS

Maria Perno Goldie, RDH, BA, MS, is a professional member of the National Speakers Association and a former president of both the International…

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Mariam Wyant, RDH, BS
Mariam Wyant, RDH, BS

Mariam Wyant, RDH, BS, recently earned a Bachelor of Science degree through the Degree Completion Dental Hygiene Program at the University of…

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Marie A. Navickis, RDH, BSDH, MSDHEd
Marie A. Navickis, RDH, BSDH, MSDHEd

Marie A. Navickis, RDH, BSDH, MSDHEd, is an associate professor and chair of the dental hygiene program

at Rock Valley College, in Rockford, Ill.…

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Marilynn Rothen, RDH, MS
Marilynn Rothen, RDH, MS

Marilynn Rothen, RDH, MS, is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Oral Health Sciences at the University of Washington (UW) School of…

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Mario F. Romero, DDS
Mario F. Romero, DDS

Mario F. Romero, DDS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Restorative Sciences at The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University.…

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Marion C. Manski, RDH, MS
Marion C. Manski, RDH, MS

Marion C. Manski, RDH, MS, is the director of the dental hygiene program and an associate professor in the Department of Endodontics, Prosthodontics,…

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Marisa Gregoire, AAS
Marisa Gregoire, AAS

Marisa Gregoire, AAS, is a recent graduate of the Fortis Institute Dental Hygiene Program in Scranton, Pennsylvania. She worked as a dental assistant…

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Maritza Mendez, DMD
Maritza Mendez, DMD

Maritza Mendez, DMD, is an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Dental Practice at the University of the Pacific Dugoni School of…

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Mark A. Weiskircher, DMD, Col, USAF, DC

Mark A. Weiskircher, DMD, Col, USAF, DC, is the chief of the Clinical Dentistry Division in the Dental Directorate at the Air Force Medical Operations…

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Mark Weber, PT, PhD, SCS, ATC
Mark Weber, PT, PhD, SCS, ATC

Mark Weber, PT, PhD, SCS, ATC, is a professor in the Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Health-Related Professions and School of Graduate…

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Marlene Storz, MSDH, RDH
Marlene Storz, MSDH, RDH

Marlene Storz, MSDH, RDH, is an assistant professor in the Dental Hygiene Program at the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of…

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Martha J. Sanders, PhD, MSOSH, OTR/L, CPE
Martha J. Sanders, PhD, MSOSH, OTR/L, CPE

Martha J. Sanders, PhD, MSOSH, OTR/L, CPE, has worked in rehabilitation and prevention of musculoskeletal disorders for more than 30 years. She is a…

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Martha McComas, RDH, MS
Martha McComas, RDH, MS

Martha Mccomas, RDH, MS, is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine, Dental Hygiene Program, University of…

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Mary E. Foley, RDH, MPH
Mary E. Foley, RDH, MPH

Mary E. Foley, RDH, MPH, is the executive director of the Medicaid-Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) State Dental Association (MSDA) in…

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Mary Kaye Scaramucci, RDH, MS
Mary Kaye Scaramucci, RDH, MS

Mary Kaye Scaramucci, RDH, MS, is a professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College. She has been the…

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Mary Manning, AAS, BS, MS, RDH
Mary Manning, AAS, BS, MS, RDH

Mary Manning, AAS, BS, MS, RDH, is an assistant professor in the Dental Hygiene Unit at Hostos Community College in Bronx, New York. She can be…

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Mary Otto
Mary Otto

Mary Otto, is a Washington, DC-based journalist who began writing about oral health at the Washington Post, where she covered social issues, including…

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Matt Crespin, MPH, RDH
Matt Crespin, MPH, RDH

Matt Crespin, MPH, RDH, is the associate director of the Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin (chawisconsin.org) in West Allis. He oversees all…

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Matthew K. Geneser, DDS
Matthew K. Geneser, DDS

Matthew K. Geneser, DDS, is an assistant professor and graduate program director in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Iowa…

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Meg D. Atwood, RDH, MPS
Meg D. Atwood, RDH, MPS

Meg D. Atwood, RDH, MPS, is an associate professor at Orange County Community College, Department of Dental Hygiene, in Newburgh, New York, where she…

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Megan Elizabeth Wess, RDH, EFDA, BS
Megan Elizabeth Wess, RDH, EFDA, BS

Megan Elizabeth Wess, RDH, EFDA, BS, is a practicing dental hygienist in a pediatric dental office in Cincinnati and a general dental office in…

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Megan Norman, RDH, BSDH
Megan Norman, RDH, BSDH

Megan Norman, RDH, BSDH, practices clinical dental hygiene full-time at a general family practice in Independence, Mo. She is also the treasurer of…

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Meghan McGuinness, RDH, BS, MA, EdD
Meghan McGuinness, RDH, BS, MA, EdD

Meghan McGuinness, RDH, BS, MA, EdD, is a professor and third-semester clinical coordinator in the Department of Dental Hygiene at SUNY Broome…

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Melanie Boyd, RDA
Melanie Boyd, RDA

Melanie Boyd, RDA, is a staff member at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. Owner of Gaudie Mae, she previously served at the Captain…

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Melanie J. Hayes, BOH, BHSc(Hons), GCPTT, PhD
Melanie J. Hayes, BOH, BHSc(Hons), GCPTT, PhD

Melanie J. Hayes, BOH, BHSc(Hons), GCPTT, PhD, is a lecturer at the University of Melbourne in Australia, where she coordinates the dental hygiene…

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Melanie Simmer-Beck, RDH, PhD
Melanie Simmer-Beck, RDH, PhD

Melanie Simmer-Beck, RDH, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Public Health and Behavioral Sciences at the University of…

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Merri L. Jones, RDH, MSDH
Merri L. Jones, RDH, MSDH

Merri L. Jones, RDH, MSDH, is an assistant professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Eastern Washington University Riverpoint campus in…

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MIA L. GEISINGER, DDS, MS
MIA L. GEISINGER, DDS, MS

Mia L. Geisinger, DDS, MS, is an associate professor and director of the Advanced Education Program in Periodontology at the University of Alabama at…

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Michael W. Roberts, DDS, MScD
Michael W. Roberts, DDS, MScD

Michael W. Roberts, DDS, MScD, is a Henson Distinguished Professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of North Carolina at…

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Michaela Nguyen, RDH, MS
Michaela Nguyen, RDH, MS

Michaela is a senior clinical instructor and director of junior students in the Department of Dental Hygiene at the University of Southern California…

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Michele Carr, RDH, MA
Michele Carr, RDH, MA

Michele Carr, RDH, MA, is an associate professor and chair of the Division of Dental Hygiene at The Ohio State University (OSU), College of Dentistry…

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MICHELLE ARNETT, RDH, BS, MS
MICHELLE ARNETT, RDH, BS, MS

Michelle Arnett, RDH, BS, MS, is an adjunct clinical lecturer in the Division of Dental Hygiene at the University of Michigan (U-M) School of…

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Michelle Boyce, RDH, BSDH, DHSc
Michelle Boyce, RDH, BSDH, DHSc

Michelle Boyce, RDH, BSDH, DHSc, is dean of Health Sciences at Georgia Highlands College. She has been working in academia for 7 years and as a dental…

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Michelle Gross-Panico, RDH, DHSc
Michelle Gross-Panico, RDH, DHSc

Michelle Gross-Panico, RDH, DHSc, is a clinical practice consultant with the United Healthcare Community Plan in Phoenix, where she works to increase…

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Michelle McGregor, RDH, BS, MEd
Michelle McGregor, RDH, BS, MEd

Michelle McGregor, RDH, BS, MEd, is an assistant professor and

the director of the dental hygiene program at VCU. She is secretary for the…

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Mike Hodgson, RDH, BSDH
Mike Hodgson, RDH, BSDH

Mike Hodgson, RDH, BSDH, practices clinical dental hygiene full-time at a general family practice and a cosmetic practice, both in Kansas City, Mo. He…

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Mireya Rodriguez, RDHAP
Mireya Rodriguez, RDHAP

Mireya Rodriguez, RDHAP, is a registered dental hygienist in alternative practice for the Center for Oral Health, a nonprofit organization in Pomona,…

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Mitzi J. Palazzolo, DDS, MS, Maj, USAF, DC
Mitzi J. Palazzolo, DDS, MS, Maj, USAF, DC

Mitzi J. Palazzolo, DDS, MS, Maj, USAF, DC, is a staff member in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology in the 59th Dental Training…

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Molly A. Walters, RDH, BSDH
Molly A. Walters, RDH, BSDH

Molly A. Walters, RDH, BSDH, practices dental hygiene in a Manhattan pediatric office. She is an active member of her component and serves as…

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Molly Hogan, RDH, BSDH
Molly Hogan, RDH, BSDH

Molly Hogan, RDH, BSDH, graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program at SIU in May.

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Monika Alcorn, RDH, MS
Monika Alcorn, RDH, MS

Monika Alcorn, RDH, MS recently earned a Master of Science in Dental Hygiene from Idaho State University (ISU) in Pocatello. Working in private…

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Nabil F. Bissada, DDS, MSD
Nabil F. Bissada, DDS, MSD

Nabil F. Bissada, DDS, MSD, is a professor, chair of the Department of Periodontics, and director of the post-doctoral graduate program in…

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Nancy Goodwin, CDA, RDH, MEd
Nancy Goodwin, CDA, RDH, MEd

Nancy Goodwin, CDA, RDH, MEd, has been a faculty member at Athens Technical College in Athens, Georgia, since 2005, and she was recently named chair…

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Nancy K. Mann, RDH, MSEd
Nancy K. Mann, RDH, MSEd

Nancy K. Mann, RDH, MSEd, is a professor of dental hygiene at Indiana University-Purdue University in Fort Wayne.
With more than 35 years of…

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Nancy Kiehl, RDH, MS
Nancy Kiehl, RDH, MS

Nancy Kiehl, RDH, MS, works in private periodontal practice, where she uses a dental endoscope 5 days a week. Kiehl formerly taught at Lorain County…

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Natalie Hagel, RDH, MS
Natalie Hagel, RDH, MS

Natalie Hagel, RDH, MS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Diagnosis and Health Promotion at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in…

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Nga Villanueva, BA, BSDH, RDH
Nga Villanueva, BA, BSDH, RDH

Nga Villanueva, BA, BSDH, RDH, has been practicing dental hygiene for ten years. After pursuing a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at…

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Nicole Greco, BSDH, MA
Nicole Greco, BSDH, MA

Nicole Greco, BSDH, MA, is director of the dental hygiene program at Baker College in Auburn Hills, Michigan. She has also taught dental hygiene…

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Nicole Uhl, RDH, EFDA, MSA

Nicole Uhl, RDH, EFDA, MSA, is a full-time clinical instructor

in the Division of Dental Hygiene at The Ohio State University College of…

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Nina E. Karhinen, RDH, BSDH
Nina E. Karhinen, RDH, BSDH

Nina E. Karhinen, RDH, BSDH, has been practicing clinical dental hygiene for more than 20 years. She is a didactic and first and second year clinical…

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Norman Tinanoff, DDS, MS
Norman Tinanoff, DDS, MS

Norman Tinanoff, DDS, MS, is a professor of pediatric dentistry in the Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, University of Maryland…

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Olga A.C. Ibsen, RDH, MS, FAADH
Olga A.C. Ibsen, RDH, MS, FAADH

Olga A.C. Ibsen, RDH, MS, FAADH, is a world-renowned authority on oral pathology and the coauthor of Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist, now in…

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P. Mark Bartold, DDSc, PhD
P. Mark Bartold, DDSc, PhD

P. Mark Bartold, DDSc, PhD, is a professor emeritus at the University of Adelaide and formerly professor of periodontics and director of the Colgate…

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Pallavi Parashar, BDS, DDS, FRCD(C)
Pallavi Parashar, BDS, DDS, FRCD(C)

Pallavi Parashar, BDS, DDS, FRCD(C), is a board-certified
oral pathologist and a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and
Maxillofacial…

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Pamela J. Bretschneider, PhD
Pamela J. Bretschneider, PhD

Pamela J. Bretschneider, PhD, is a visiting associate professor in the Department of Graduate and Continuing Education at Framingham State University…

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Pamela R. Overman, EdD, MS, RDH
Pamela R. Overman, EdD, MS, RDH

Pamela R. Overman, EdD, MS, RDH, is a professor and associate dean for academic affairs at University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. She…

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Pamela Sparks Stein, DMD, MPH
Pamela Sparks Stein, DMD, MPH

Pamela Sparks Stein, DMD, MPH, s a full-time faculty member

at the University of Kentucky (UK) Colleges of Medicine and Dentistry in

Lexington,…

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Pamela Steinback, RN, MS
Pamela Steinback, RN, MS

Pamela Steinback, RN, MS, has more than 30 years of experience in nursing, business development, clinical practice, association management, and…

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Pamela Zarkowski, BSDH, MPH, JD
Pamela Zarkowski, BSDH, MPH, JD

Pamela Zarkowski, BSDH, MPH, JD, serves as provost and vice president for academic affairs at University of Detroit Mercy, where she is also a…

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Paola Salazar, AS
Paola Salazar, AS

Paola Salazar, AS, is earning a bachelor's degree in dental hygiene at VCU and will graduate in 2017.

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Parth S. Desai, BDS, MPH
Parth S. Desai, BDS, MPH

Parth S. Desai, BDS, MPH, serves in the United States Army Reserve. He plans to attend dental school and practice dentistry in the United States.

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Patricia A. Johnson, RDH, MS
Patricia A. Johnson, RDH, MS

Patricia A. Johnson, RDH, MS, is a professor and program coordinator of dental hygiene at Tunxis Community College. She is also a doctoral candidate.

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Patricia Braun, MD, MPH
Patricia Braun, MD, MPH

Patricia Braun, MD, MPH, is a professor in the University of Colorado Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, a practicing pediatrician at Denver Health,…

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Patricia Brown Bonwell, RDH, BSDH, MSG, PhD
Patricia Brown Bonwell, RDH, BSDH, MSG, PhD

Patricia Brown Bonwell, RDH, BSDH, MSG, PhD, is coordinator for the Lucy Corr Free Dental Clinic in Chesterfield, Virginia, which is located in a…

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Patrick J. Battista, DDS
Patrick J. Battista, DDS

Patrick J. Battista, DDS, is a clinical assistant professor and director of predoctoral endodontics in the Division of Endodontics, Department of…

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Paul J. Caballero, BSc
Paul J. Caballero, BSc

Paul J. Caballero, BSc, is an information technology analyst and project coordinator with the Department of Educational Resources at LSU School of…

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Petal C. Leu-Wai-See, AAS, RDH, BSDH, MA
Petal C. Leu-Wai-See, AAS, RDH, BSDH, MA

Petal C. Leu-Wai-See, AAS, RDH, BSDH, MA, is an assistant professor in the Dental Hygiene Unit of the Allied Health Department at Eugenio Maria de…

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Phil Buchanan, DDS
Phil Buchanan, DDS

Phil Buchanan, DDS, is an associate professor in the Department of Integrated Restorative Clinical Sciences at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of…

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Phyllis L. Beemsterboer, RDH, EdD, FACD
Phyllis L. Beemsterboer, RDH, EdD, FACD
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Polly Elbertse, BA, RDH
Polly Elbertse, BA, RDH

Polly Elbertse, BA, RDH, has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wake Forest University and graduated from Austin Community College at the top of her…

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Pramod Tadakamalla, BDS
Pramod Tadakamalla, BDS

Pramod Tadakamalla, BDS, completed a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree in India in 2011. He is presently working on a master's degree in public health…

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Priscilla A. Rost, RDH, BS, MEd
Priscilla A. Rost, RDH, BS, MEd

Priscilla A. Rost, RDH, BS, MEd, is an associate clinical professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at NAU. Her teaching responsibilities include…

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Priscilla M. Flynn, RDH, MPH, DrPH
Priscilla M. Flynn, RDH, MPH, DrPH

Priscilla M. Flynn, RDH, MPH, DRPH, is an assistant professor in the Division of Dental Hygiene at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. She…

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Priyanka Sharma, RDH, BSc
Priyanka Sharma, RDH, BSc

Priyanka Sharma, RDH, BSc, is a practicing dental hygienist. A recipient of the Colgate STAR Award and secretary of the student chapter of the ADHA,…

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Rachel Kearney, RDH, MS
Rachel Kearney, RDH, MS

Rachel Kearney, RDH, MS, is an associate professor in the Division of Dental Hygiene at The OSU College of Dentistry, where she teaches courses on…

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Rachel Kurlander, BA
Rachel Kurlander, BA

Rachel Kurlander, BA, is a student in

the NYU College of Dentistry's Dental Hygiene

Program in New York.

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Rachelle Williams, RDH, MS
Rachelle Williams, RDH, MS

Rachelle Williams, RDH, MS, has more than 15 years of clinical experience and is an assistant professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at ISU.…

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Rana Alhendi, BSDH
Rana Alhendi, BSDH

Rana Alhendi, BSDH, practices as a dental hygienist in Saudi Arabia. She is a recent graduate of the University of Southern Indiana (USI) in…

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RANIA LIVADA, DDS, MS
RANIA LIVADA, DDS, MS

Rania Livada, DDS, MS, maintains a private practice limited to periodontics and implants in Oxford, Florida, and is an adjunct associate professor in…

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Ranjitha Krishna, MPH, MS, DMD
Ranjitha Krishna, MPH, MS, DMD

Ranjitha Krishna, MPH, MS, DMD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Periodontics at the College of Dental Medicine, Georgia Regents…

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Rebecca Barry, RDH, PhD
Rebecca Barry, RDH, PhD

Rebecca Barry, RDH, PhD, is an associate professor and chair of the Dental Hygiene Department in the School of Health Related Professions and an…

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Rebecca Henderson, RDH, MS
Rebecca Henderson, RDH, MS

Rebecca Henderson, RDH, MS, has served as a part-time clinical assistant professor at OSU College of Dentistry since 2005. She currently teaches…

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Rebecca S. Wilder, RDH, MS
Rebecca S. Wilder, RDH, MS

Rebecca S. Wilder, RDH, MS, is a professor and director of the graduate dental hygiene program and director of faculty development at the University…

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Rebecca Tranmer, RDH, MSDH
Rebecca Tranmer, RDH, MSDH

Rebecca Tranmer, RDH, MSDH, is a full-time faculty member in the dental hygiene under graduate program at Idaho State University in Pocatello. She has…

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Reid Friesen, DDS
Reid Friesen, DDS

Reid Friesen, DDS, is a third-year resident in the Oral Medicine
Graduate Program at the University of Alberta, Edmonton in Canada. His
research…

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Rex Christensen, MHA, RT (R)(CT)(MR) CIIP
Rex Christensen, MHA, RT (R)(CT)(MR) CIIP

Rex Christensen, MHA, RT (R)(CT)(MR) CIIP, is an assistant professor in the Department of Radiologic

Sciences at Weber State University and has…

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Richard D. Trushkowsky, DDS, FAGD, FICD, FACD, FADM
Richard D. Trushkowsky, DDS, FAGD, FICD, FACD, FADM

Richard D. Trushkowsky, DDS,

FAGD, FICD, FACD,

FADM, is a clinical

associate professor and

associate director of the

advanced program…

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Richard James Tanega, RDH, BS
Richard James Tanega, RDH, BS

Richard James Tanega, RDH, BS, is a practicing dental hygienist. A recent graduate of the Dental Hygiene Programs at NYU College of Dentistry, Tanega…

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Richard L. Gregory, PhD
Richard L. Gregory, PhD

Richard L. Gregory, PhD, is a professor of biomedical and applied sciences, pathology, and laboratory medicine; adjunct professor of preventive and…

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Richard Lubman, DDS
Richard Lubman, DDS

Richard Lubman, DDS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Integrated Reconstructive Clinical Sciences at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of…

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Ricky E. Harrell, DMD, MA
Ricky E. Harrell, DMD, MA

Ricky E. Harrell, DMD, MA, is a professor and assistant director of clinical affairs in the Department of Orthodontics at the University of Colorado,…

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Robert E. Rada, DDS
Robert E. Rada, DDS

Robert E. Rada, DDS, is a clinical professor in the Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago…

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Robert L. Delarosa, DDS
Robert L. Delarosa, DDS

Robert L. Delarosa, DDS, is president of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He is the founding partner of a Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based…

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Roberta Shaklee, RDH, DDS
Roberta Shaklee, RDH, DDS

Roberta Shaklee, RDH, DDS, began her career in dentistry as a dental assistant. She went on to become a dental hygienist and then a periodontist.…

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Roger M. Arce, DDS, MS, PhD
Roger M. Arce, DDS, MS, PhD

Roger M. Arce, DDS, MS, PhD, is an assistant professor and researcher in the Department of Periodontics at the College of Dental Medicine, GRU. He…

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Romesh P. Nalliah, DDS, MHCM
Romesh P. Nalliah, DDS, MHCM

Romesh P. Nalliah, DDS, MHCM, is director for predoctoral clinical
education at the University of Michigan (U-M) School of Dentistry. He also…

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Ronald E. Goldstein, DDS
Ronald E. Goldstein, DDS

Ronald E. Goldstein, DDS, is a clinical professor of oral

rehabilitation at Georgia Health Sciences University College of Dental Medicine

in…

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Rosemary D. Hays, RDH, MS
Rosemary D. Hays, RDH, MS

Rosemary D. Hays, RDH, MS, is a clinical associate professor in the dental hygiene program at New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry in New…

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Ruth Kearn, RDHAP, MS
Ruth Kearn, RDHAP, MS

Ruth Kearn, RDHAP, MS, is a volunteer assistant clinical professor in the School of Dentistry at UCSF.

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Ruth Palich, RDH, MHHS
Ruth Palich, RDH, MHHS

Ruth Palich, RDH, MHHS, has been a practicing dental hygienist for more than 20 years and is an assistant professor and clinic coordinator for the Dr.…

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Ryan L. Quock, DDS
Ryan L. Quock, DDS

Ryan L. Quock, DDS, is an associate professor of restorative dentistry and vice chair of the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics at…

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S. Thikkurissy, DDS, MS
S. Thikkurissy, DDS, MS

S. Thikkurissy, DDS, MS, is a professor and director of the Residency Program in Pediatric Dentistry at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. He was on…

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Salayne Formica Escalante, BS, RDH, MSDH
Salayne Formica Escalante, BS, RDH, MSDH

Salayne Formica Escalante, BS, RDH, MSDH, is head of the Department of Dental Assisting at ECPI University in Manassas, Virginia. She also volunteers…

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Sally M. Mauriello, RDH, EdD
Sally M. Mauriello, RDH, EdD

Sally M. Mauriello, RDH, EdD, is a professor in the Department of Dental Ecology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of…

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Samantha Hennig, RDH, BSDH
Samantha Hennig, RDH, BSDH

Samantha Hennig, RDH, BSDH, is a graduate student in the Public Health Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is interested in…

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Sana Saleem
Sana Saleem

Sana Saleem, is a student in the dental hygiene program at VCU. She will graduate in 2017.

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Sandi Watts, MHA, RTR, ARRT
Sandi Watts, MHA, RTR, ARRT

Sandi Watts, MHA, RTR, ARRT, is the director of SIU's Radiography Program. Her research interests include unusual pathologies and radiation safety.

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Sandra Castellanos, AAS, RDH, BS, MA, CHES
Sandra Castellanos, AAS, RDH, BS, MA, CHES

Sandra Castellanos, AAS, RDH, BS, MA, CHES, is an assistant professor in the Department of Allied Health, Dental Hygiene Unit, at Eugenio Maria de…

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Sandra Pence, RDH, MS
Sandra Pence, RDH, MS

Sandra Pence, RDH, MS, is an associate professor and director of the dental hygiene program at the University of Alaska Anchorage, where she teaches…

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Sandra Stramoski, RDH, MSDH
Sandra Stramoski, RDH, MSDH

Sandra is an assistant professor in the Fones School of Dental Hygiene at the University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where she teaches…

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Sandra Stramoski, RDH, MSDH
Sandra Stramoski, RDH, MSDH

Sandra Stramoski, RDH, MSDH, is an assistant
professor in the Fones School of Dental Hygiene at the University of
Bridgeport in Bridgeport,…

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Sara G. Grossi, DDS, MS
Sara G. Grossi, DDS, MS

Sara G. Grossi, DDS, MS, is a periodontist who has been the principal investigator in multiple landmark studies on periodontal disease risk factors…

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Sarah Bettag, BA
Sarah Bettag, BA

Sarah Bettag, BA, is in her first year at the U-M School of Dentistry.

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Sarah Fabozzi Winter, DMD
Sarah Fabozzi Winter, DMD

Sarah Fabozzi Winter, DMD, maintains a private general dental practice in La Jolla, California. She is also an active member of the American Dental…

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Sarah Wovcha, JD, MPH

Sarah Wovcha, JD, MPH, is the executive director of Minneapolis-based Children's Dental Services (CDS), Minnesota's largest provider of school- and…

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Sarah Yoon, RDH, BA
Sarah Yoon, RDH, BA

Sarah Yoon, RDH, BA, is a clinical instructor in the dental hygiene program and the Department of Periodontics at New York University College of…

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Satish Kumar, DDS, MDSc
Satish Kumar, DDS, MDSc

Satish Kumar, DDS, MDSc, is a resident in advanced periodontology in the Division of Periodontology, Diagnostic Sciences, and Dental Hygiene at the…

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Scott Froum, DDS
Scott Froum, DDS

Scott Froum, DDS, is a clinical associate

professor in the Department of Periodontology

and Implantology at New York University College

of…

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Scott L. Tomar, DMD, MPH, DrPH
Scott L. Tomar, DMD, MPH, DrPH

Scott L. Tomar, DMD, MPH, DrPH, is a professor and the interim chair of the Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science at the University…

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Sean G. Boynes, DMD, MS
Sean G. Boynes, DMD, MS

Sean G. Boynes, DMD, MS, is director of interprofessional practice at Boston-based DentaQuest Institute, a national nonprofit organization providing…

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Sebastiano Andreana, DDS, MS
Sebastiano Andreana, DDS, MS

Sebastiano Andreana, DDS, MS, is director of implant dentistry and an associate professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry at the School of…

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Shamin Salemohamed, RDH, BSc
Shamin Salemohamed, RDH, BSc

Shamin Salemohamed, RDH, BSc, has been a dental hygienist for more than 20 years. She works in the oral oncology program at BC Cancer Agency in…

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Shanda Wallace, RDH, BSDH
Shanda Wallace, RDH, BSDH

Shanda Wallace, RDH, BSDH, is an adjunct professor at Sacramento City College and an adjunct professor in the dental hygiene program at the Arthur A.…

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Shane Perry, RDH, Med
Shane Perry, RDH, Med

Shane Perry, RDH, Med, is an assistant professor of dental hygiene in the Dumke College of Health Professions at WSU. His teaching interests include…

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Sharon L. Mossman, RDH, EdD
Sharon L. Mossman, RDH, EdD

Sharon L. Mossman, RDH, EDD, is the assistant dean of student affairs at Delaware Technical Community College and an adjunct faculty member in the…

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Sharon L. Varlotta, RDH, MS
Sharon L. Varlotta, RDH, MS

Sharon L. Varlotta, RDH, MS, is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in Baltimore, where she shares her…

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Shavonne R. Healy, RDH, BSDH
Shavonne R. Healy, RDH, BSDH

Shavonne R. Healy, RDH, BSDH, is a practicing dental hygienist and an implant care specialist in Washington, DC. She is a member of the American…

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Shawneen M. Gonzalez, DDS, MS

Shawneen M. Gonzalez, DDS, MS, is an assistant professor and director of the Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Clinic at Oregon Health & Sciences…

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Sheila Bannister, RDH, MEd
Sheila Bannister, RDH, MEd

Sheila Bannister, RDH, MEd, is an associate professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Vermont Technical College in Williston and is a member of…

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Shelly Azevedo, BSDH, MS, CEAS
Shelly Azevedo, BSDH, MS, CEAS

Shelly Azevedo, BSDH, MS, CEAS, is a clinical instructor in

the dental hygiene program at the University of the Pacific Arthur A.

Dugoni School…

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Shelly Withers, RDH, MS
Shelly Withers, RDH, MS

Shelly Withers, RDH, MS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in Loma Linda,…

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Sheri Alderson, CDA, EFDA, BS
Sheri Alderson, CDA, EFDA, BS

Sheri Alderson, CDA, EFDA, BS, is a clinical lecturer in the Department of Periodontics and Allied Education, Dental Assisting Program, at Indiana…

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Shernel Thomas, BS
Shernel Thomas, BS

Shernel Thomas, BS, is a student at the University of Michigan (U-M) School of Dentistry in Ann Arbor.

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Sherri M. Lukes, RDH, MS
Sherri M. Lukes, RDH, MS

Sherri M. Lukes, RDH, MS, is an associate professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Southern Illinois University (SIU), Carbondale, the only…

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Sheryl L. Syme, RDH, MS
Sheryl L. Syme, RDH, MS

Sheryl L. Syme, RDH, MS, is an associate professor, director of the Bachelor of Science Degree Completion Program, and director of curriculum…

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Shika Gupta, DDS
Shika Gupta, DDS

Shika Gupta, DDS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Integrated Reconstructive Dental Sciences at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of…

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Shirley Creed, RDH
Shirley Creed, RDH

Shirley Creed, RDH, graduated from Coastal Bend College with an Associate Degree in Applied Science. She has been with the St. David's Dental Program…

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Simona Surdu, MD, PhD
Simona Surdu, MD, PhD

Simona Surdu, MD, PhD, is a senior research associate at the New York CHWS. She is involved in comprehensive studies of oral health in various states,…

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Sivaraman Prakasam, BDS, MSD, PhD
Sivaraman Prakasam, BDS, MSD, PhD

Sivaraman Prakasam, BDS, MSD, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Periodontology at Oregon Health & Sciences University in…

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So Ran Kwon, DDS, MS, PhD, MS
So Ran Kwon, DDS, MS, PhD, MS

So Ran Kwon, DDS, MS, PhD, MS, is an associate
professor at the Center for Dental Research at Loma Linda
University School of Dentistry in Loma…

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Soo-Woo Kim, DMD, DMSc, MS
Soo-Woo Kim, DMD, DMSc, MS

Soo-Woo Kim, DMD, DMSc, MS, is the program director of pre-doctoral periodontology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine in Boston and a staff…

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Sopanis Dhanvarachorn Cho, DDS, MSD
Sopanis Dhanvarachorn Cho, DDS, MSD

Sopanis Dhanvarachorn Cho, DDS, MSD, is a maxillofacial prosthetic resident in the graduate prosthodontic program at the Indiana University (IU)…

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Souvik Sen, MD, MPH
Souvik Sen, MD, MPH

Souvik Sen, MD, MPH, is a professor and chair of the Department of Neurology at the University of South Carolina. He is also a recipient of the…

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Staci A. Violante, RDH, BSDH, MSDH
Staci A. Violante, RDH, BSDH, MSDH

Staci A. Violante, RDH, BSDH, MSDH, has been a
practicing clinical dental hygienist for the past 20 years. She is also
a clinical professor in the…

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Stacy Matsuda, RDH, BS, MS
Stacy Matsuda, RDH, BS, MS

Stacy Matsuda, RDH, BS, MS, is a clinical instructor at Oregon Health & Science University School of
Dentistry in Portland and has been in…

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Stasia Tapley, PT, DPT
Stasia Tapley, PT, DPT

Stasia Tapley, PT, DPT, is an assistant professor and director of clinical education in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at ISU. She has worked…

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Stefania Willis, RDH, MA, DMH
Stefania Willis, RDH, MA, DMH

Stefania Willis, RDH, MA, DMH, is a full-time clinical assistant professor in the Dental Hygiene Programs at New York University (NYU) College of…

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Stephanie Anderson, BS
Stephanie Anderson, BS

Stephanie Anderson, BS, is a student in the dental hygiene program at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, Virginia. She will graduate…

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Stephen C. Bayne, MS, PhD
Stephen C. Bayne, MS, PhD

Stephen C. Bayne, MS, PhD, is a professor emeritus in the Department of Cariology, Restorative Dentistry, and Endodontics, at the University of…

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Stephen J. Sterlitz, DDS, MS, ABGD
Stephen J. Sterlitz, DDS, MS, ABGD

Stephen J. Sterlitz, DDS, MS, ABGD, is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics at the U-M…

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Stephen K. Harrel, DDS
Stephen K. Harrel, DDS

Stephen K. Harrel, DDS, is a professor at Texas A&M University, Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas. He is a diplomate of the American Board of…

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Steve Duffin, DDS
Steve Duffin, DDS

Steve Duffin, DDS, is a general dentist focused on public health programs and treating patients with special needs in Keizer, Oregon. Over the past 10…

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Steven Offenbacher, DDS, PhD, MMSc
Steven Offenbacher, DDS, PhD, MMSc

Steven Offenbacher, DDS, PhD, MMSc, is a WR Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor, director of the Center for Oral and Systemic Diseases, and chair of the…

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Sumitha N. Ahmed, RDH, BDS, MS
Sumitha N. Ahmed, RDH, BDS, MS

Sumitha N. Ahmed, RDH, BDS, MS, is a clinical assistant professor, director of preclinical operative dentistry, and codirector of the educational…

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Susan Camardese, RDH, MS
Susan Camardese, RDH, MS

Susan Camardese, RDH, MS, is cofounder and president of the Mid-Atlantic PANDA Coalition. She is a public health dental hygienist at Chase Brexton…

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Susan Davide, RDH, MS, MSEd
Susan Davide, RDH, MS, MSEd

Susan Davide, RDH, MS, MSEd, is an associate professor in the Department of
Dental Hygiene at New York City College of
Technology (City Tech) in…

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Susan L. Vogell, RDH, BS, MBA
Susan L. Vogell, RDH, BS, MBA

Susan L. Vogell, RDH, BS, MBA, is a visiting professor at Farmingdale State College in Farmingdale, New York, where she provides clinical education.…

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Susan Lynn Tolle, BSDH, MS
Susan Lynn Tolle, BSDH, MS

Susan Lynn Tolle, BSDH, MS, is a professor
at the Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene at Old
Dominion University (ODU) in Norfolk, Virginia. She is…

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Susan McLearan, BSDH, MS, RDHAP
Susan McLearan, BSDH, MS, RDHAP

Susan McLearan, BSDH, MS, RDHAP, is an adjunct faculty member at Sacramento City College in California, with experience in pediatric dentistry,…

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Susan Taichman, RDH, MPH, PhD
Susan Taichman, RDH, MPH, PhD

Susan Taichman, RDH, MPH, PhD, is an assistant professor and research scientist in the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine at the University…

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Suzanne Robertson, RDH, Myofunctional Therapist
Suzanne Robertson, RDH, Myofunctional Therapist

Suzanne Robertson, RDH, Myofunctional Therapist, practiced dental hygiene for more than 20 years before training in orofacial myofunctional
therapy…

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Swapandeep S. Mushiana, MS
Swapandeep S. Mushiana, MS

Swapandeep S. Mushiana, MS, is a doctoral student at the University of San Francisco. He has taught in the areas of addiction, patient communication,…

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Tammi O. Byrd, RDH, BS
Tammi O. Byrd, RDH, BS

Tammi O. Byrd, RDH, BS, is CEO and clinical director of Health Promotion Specialists, a school-based dental hygiene program serving schools in South…

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Tammy K. Swecker, BSDH, MEd
Tammy K. Swecker, BSDH, MEd

Tammy K. Swecker, BSDH, MEd, is an associate professor in the dental hygiene program at VCU School of Dentistry, where she serves as senior clinical…

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Tammy L. Filipiak, RDH, MS
Tammy L. Filipiak, RDH, MS

Tammy L. Filipiak, RDH, MS, is the vice president of clinical development for Midwest, Mountain, Merit, and Mondovi Dental, a group practice based in…

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Tammy R. Sanderson, RDH, MSDH
Tammy R. Sanderson, RDH, MSDH

Tammy R. Sanderson, RDH, MSDH, is the director for dental hygiene at Columbia Basin College in Pasco, Washington. She has presented nationally and…

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Tanis Stewart, MPA, MBA, PhD
Tanis Stewart, MPA, MBA, PhD

Tanis Stewart, MPA, MBA, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Informatics and Information Systems and Services at the University of Maryland in…

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Tara Johnson, RDH, PhD
Tara Johnson, RDH, PhD

Tara Johnson, RDH, PhD, is an associate professor of dental hygiene at Idaho State University in Pocatello, where her research focuses on pharmacology…

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Tara L. Newcomb, BSDH, MS
Tara L. Newcomb, BSDH, MS

Tara L. Newcomb, BSDH, MS, is an associate
professor and undergraduate program director at the
Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene at Old
Dominion…

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Tatiana de Bedout
Tatiana de Bedout

Tatiana de Bedout is a senior dental student at the IU School of Dentistry where she will begin her periodontal residency in the fall. Prior to…

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Teresa A. Marshall, PhD, RDN/LDN
Teresa A. Marshall, PhD, RDN/LDN

Teresa A. Marshall, PhD, RDN/LDN, is a professor in the Department of Community and Preventive Dentistry at the University of Iowa College of…

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Teresa Reeves, DDS, JD, Lt Col, USAF, DC

Teresa Reeves, DDS, JD, Lt Col, USAF, DC, is the director of dental processing,

59th Group Radiology Officer, and an assistant professor of oral…

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Thiago Morelli, DDS, MS
Thiago Morelli, DDS, MS

Thiago Morelli, DDS, MS, is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Periodontology at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel…

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Tiffany Idlewine, PT, DPT, OCS
Tiffany Idlewine, PT, DPT, OCS

Tiffany Idlewine, PT, DPT, OCS, is an assistant professor at ISU in the Department of Applied Medicine and Rehabilitation. She is a board-certified…

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Timothy J. Hempton, DDS
Timothy J. Hempton, DDS

Timothy J. Hempton, DDS, iis an adjunct associate clinical professor and former director of post-doctoral
periodontology at Tufts University School…

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Timothy L. Violante, DDS, MS
Timothy L. Violante, DDS, MS

Timothy L. Violante, DDS, MS, is a periodontal resident in the Department of Periodontics and Endodontics, School of Dental Medicine, State University…

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Tomira Luchynskyi, RDH, DHSc
Tomira Luchynskyi, RDH, DHSc

Tomira Luchynskyi, RDH, DHSc, is an assistant professor and clinical coordinator in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Bergen Community College in…

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Tracee Dahm, BSDH, MS, RDH
Tracee Dahm, BSDH, MS, RDH

Tracee S. Dahm, BSDH, MS, RDH, is an adjunct faculty
member in the Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene, Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.…

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Tracye A. Moore RDH, MS, EdD
Tracye A. Moore RDH, MS, EdD

Tracye A. Moore RDH, MS, EdD, is chair of the Department of Dental Hygiene at Northern Arizona University in
Flagstaff. A trustee and past president…

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Travis M. Hicks, DDS, MS
Travis M. Hicks, DDS, MS

Travis M. Hicks, DDS, MS, is a pediatric dentist practicing in Raleigh, North Carolina. His research interests include the study of adolescents at…

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Travis Nelson, DDS, MSD, MPH
Travis Nelson, DDS, MSD, MPH

Travis Nelson, DDS, MSD, MPH, is a full-time clinical assistant professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Washington in…

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Trisha Krenik-Matejcek, RDH, MS
Trisha Krenik-Matejcek, RDH, MS

Trisha Krenik-Matejcek, RDH, MS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at MSU, Mankato. She teaches clinical skill…

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Tzu-Yu Ko, RDH, BS
Tzu-Yu Ko, RDH, BS

Tzu-Yu Ko, RDH, BS, is a recent graduate of the Dental Hygiene Program at NYU College of Dentistry who is now working in private clinical practice.

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Van B. Haywood, DMD
Van B. Haywood, DMD

Van B. Haywood, DMD, is a professor in the Department of Restorative Sciences, Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia. In…

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Vandana Kumar, DDS, MDS, MS
Vandana Kumar, DDS, MDS, MS

Vandana Kumar, DDS, MDS, MS, is an associate professor in the Department of Oral Pathology, Medicine and Radiology at the University of…

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Vandana Singh, BDS, MMSC
Vandana Singh, BDS, MMSC

Vandana Singh, BDS, MMSC, is a third-year resident in the Oral Medicine Graduate Program at the University of Alberta, Edmonton. She worked as faculty…

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Vineet Dhar, BDS, MDS, PhD
Vineet Dhar, BDS, MDS, PhD

Vineet Dhar, BDS, MDS, PhD, is an associate professor and division chief/graduate program director in the Division of Pediatric Dentistry, Department…

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Warden H. Noble, DDS, MS, MSEd
Warden H. Noble, DDS, MS, MSEd

Warden H. Noble, DDS, MS, MSEd, is a professor in the Department of Integrated Reconstructive Dental Sciences at the Dugoni School of Dentistry,…

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Wendy St. Cyr, RDH, BS
Wendy St. Cyr, RDH, BS

Wendy St. Cyr, RDH, BS, has served as a periodontal therapist and dental hygiene educator for more than 35 years. She is a former president of the…

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William C. Scarfe, BDS, FRACDS, MS
William C. Scarfe, BDS, FRACDS, MS

William C. Scarfe, BDS, FRACDS, MS, is a professor in the Division of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Department of Surgical and Hospital Dentistry at…

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Ximena Zornosa, DMD
Ximena Zornosa, DMD

Ximena Zornosa, DMD, is an associate professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia. She is a diplomate…

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Yiming Li, DDS, MSD, PhD
Yiming Li, DDS, MSD, PhD

Yiming Li, DDS, MSD, PhD, is a professor and director of the Center for Dental Research at LLU School of Dentistry. He is also a professor in the…

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Youstina S. Beshay, BS
Youstina S. Beshay, BS

Youstina S. Beshay, BS, is a predental student at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Her main research interest is the effect of…

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Zheng Xu, DDS, MDS, PhD
Zheng Xu, DDS, MDS, PhD

Zheng Xu, DDS, MDS, PhD, is a clinical associate professor of pediatric dentistry at the University of Washington School of Dentistry in Seattle. Her…

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