Hygienist Thought Leaders

Our dental hygienist Thought Leaders are established, recognized oral health professionals from around the globe.  They are TeethCloud’s ambassadors who help ensure the quality of our content is guaranteed and remains current.  TeethCloud views dental hygienists who deeply understand the value of applied dental informatics (DI) as the transformative agents of change in the oral health professions of the 21st century.

Are you committed within your specialty or area of expertise to promote moving your profession forward through DI ?   Then, you are more than welcome to join our Thought Leader corps and  apply here.

Below their names Thought Leader credentials are listed, followed by the institutions by which they were awarded. Current affiliations with institutions are found in the Thought Leader CV’s (pdf or www icons).

Australia

Tabitha Acret

RDH BOH
University of Newcastle
Public Health Univeristy of Newcastle

Thought Leader

Non surgical periodontal therapy
Dental implant maintenance

United Arab Emirates

Hilary Sherice Browne

DIPOH
University of Witwatersrand Johannesburg

Thought Leader

Dental hygiene

United States

Christine Diehl

BS RDH
Northern Illinois University
Parkland College of Illinois

Thought Leader

DSO dental hygiene

United States

Tanya Doyle

BA RDH
Pima Community College
University of Arizona

Thought Leader

Oral health
Laser-assisted dental hygiene

United States

Sonya Dunbar

MHA RDH BSDH
Liberty University - Lynchburg Virginia
St. Petersburg College - St. Petersburg Florida

Thought Leader

United States

Shavonne Healy

MSDH RDH ICP
University of Bridgeport

Thought Leader

Dental hygiene education / Advocacy
Preventive and non-surgical dentistry
Dental implants


United States

Robyn Maestas

BS RDH
Pueblo Community College
Community College of Denver

Thought Leader

Oral systemic health
Preventive health
Public health / Nonprofit sector
Integrated healthcare

United States

Katharine Martinez

RDH MPH
University of New Mexico
New Mexico State University

Thought Leader

Hospital oral healthcare
Oral-systemic health
Integrated healthcare
Pediatric oncology oral health


United States

Tobi McCarthy

BS RDH MEd
Northern Arizona University

Thought Leader

Expanded function dentistry Hygienists / Dental assistants
Dental materials, Periodontics, Local anesthesia
Interim therapeutic restorations

United States

Cynthia Metzger

RDH BSDH
University of Mississippi Medical Center
East Tennessee State University

Thought Leader

Interprofessional collaboration dentistry - medicine

United States

Jill Meyer-Lippert

RDH
University of Wisconsin
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
University of Southern Indiana

Thought Leader

Oral care in oncology

United States

Dawn Piper

PhD BS BBA RDH
Prairie State College
Johns Hopkins
Lewis University

Thought Leader

Public health
Medical-Dental integration
Prevention education

United States

Katrina Sanders

BS RDH MEd
Northern Arizona University
University of Minnesota

Thought Leader

Dental education
Dental hygiene

United States

Shannon Sommers

RDH MSHI BTDH
Trident Technical College
State University of New York
Medical University of South Carolina

Thought Leader

Dental hygiene
Health informatics
Dental hygiene technology

United States

Angie Stone

BSc RDH
Upper Iowa University
Madison Technical Area College

Thought Leader

Alzheimer's prevention
Alzheimer's and oral health
Oral health and the elderly
Brain preservation and longevity

United States

Kelly Tanner

PhD MSDH BSDH RDH
Regent University
Old Dominion University

Thought Leader

Dental informatics
Dental technology
Telehealth / Teledentistry

United States

Alicia Webb

RDH MSHI BTDH
Trident Technical College
State University of New York
Medical University of South Carolina

Thought Leader

Dental hygiene
Health informatics
Dental hygiene technology