Six Dental Hygienists Archive

Alice M. Horowitz, RDH, MA, PhD

Alice M. Horowitz, RDH, MA, PhD, is a research associate professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland-College Park. As a health educator researcher, her career focus has been on dental caries primary prevention and closing the gap …

Corinna S. Culler, RDH, DrPH

As a newly minted dental hygienist in 1989, Corinna S. Culler, RDH, DrPH, participated in an international medical/dental delegation, sparking her interest in public health. She soon realized that access to dental care was a problem in the United States, as well …

Margo Y. Melchor, RDH, MEd, EdD

Margo Y. Melchor, RDH, MEd, EdD, is the director of community outreach and an associate professor at the UTHealth School of Dentistry (UTSD), University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. While teaching at UTSD, she served as the Student American Dental …

Jackie L. Sanders, RDH, MBA

Jackie L. Sanders, RDH, MBA, as manager of professional relations and communications for Chicago-based Sunstar Americas Inc, serves as a liaison responsible for communications with professional and industry associations, educational institutions, and the dental professional community. She is a recognized and active opinion …

Kelly Reich, RDH, BS

Kelly Reich, RDH, BS, has been practicing clinical dental hygiene since 1982, working in general and periodontal practices in Idaho Falls and Boise, Idaho. Her high-quality, compassionate, and empowering care has generated a cadre of loyal patients. While she has spent time …

Kathryn Dolan, RDH, MEd

Kathryn Dolan, RDH, MEd, is an assistant professor in the Department of Public Health and Community Service at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM) and the Director of the Tufts Statewide Community Dental Program in Boston, Kathryn Dolan, RDH, MEd, has …

Melissa A Obrotka, RDH, BBAOM

Melissa A Obrotka, RDH, BBAOM, has more than 20 years of experience in the dental field, as her journey began in dental assisting while attending dental hygiene school. She practices as an implant care practitioner at the North Jersey Design Center for …

Jane L. Forrest, RDH, EdD

Jane L. Forrest, RDH, EdD, is a professor of clinical dentistry and section chair of behavioral science at the Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, and director of the National Center for Dental Hygiene Research …

Matt Crespin, MPH, RDH

As the associate director of Children’s Health Alliance of Wisconsin, Matt Crespin, MPH, RDH, directs both the oral health and early childhood literacy programs along with providing operational support to the organization. The oral health program includes Wisconsin Seal-A-Smile, Healthy Smiles for …

Deborah Bailey Astroth, RDH, BSDH

Deborah Bailey Astroth, RDH, BSDH, has been active in dental hygiene in Colorado for more than 40 years. Involved in organized dental hygiene, she has served as president of the Colorado Dental Hygienists’ Association, speaker of the house and chair of the …