MaryAnn Cugini, RDH, BS, MHP


After working as a clinical dental hygienist in both private practice and public health settings, MaryAnn Cugini, RDH, BS, MHP, began her career in dental research. Throughout her 33 years in the field, she has conducted research on a wide array of oral health topics—from the genesis of periodontal diseases to the efficacy of power …

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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 (CDHA) Government Relations Council, and an instructor in the dental hygiene program at Chabot College in Hayward, Calif. As chair of the council for 13 years, she was instrumental in furthering the legislation that …

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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 disciplines. She is the owner of a continuing education company, Cutting Edge Concepts, and continues to practice part-time in a Dallas-based progressive dental office at which she has worked for …

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Doreen K. Naughton, RDH, BSDH


Doreen K. Naughton, RDH, BSDH, has been passionate about clinical practice since she started treating patients 34 years ago. Today, she is the proprietor, administrator, and clinician for Dental Hygiene Health Services, a practice that provides oral health care to patients with special needs and older adults in the greater Seattle area. Naughton began her …

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Cynthia C. Gadbury-Amyot, MSDH, EdD


With more than 20 years of service to the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, Cynthia C. Gadbury-Amyot, MSDH, EdD, is the associate dean of instructional technology and faculty development and a professor in the Division of Dental Hygiene. Experienced in a variety of academic roles—from interim associate vice provost of online education to …

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