Dr. Zachary Brian

Dr. Zachary Brian is Director of the North Carolina Oral Health Collaborative. A passionate advocate for oral health equity and access, Dr. Brian recently served as a Dental Director leading initiatives for a Federally Qualified Health Center in New Haven, Connecticut...

Dr. Nigel Shaun Matthews

Dr. Nigel Shaun Matthews is the Director of Telehealth and Associate Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of North Carolina, Adams School of Dentistry, having been recruited from King’s College Hospital, London in December...

Crystal Adams, MA, CDA, RDH 

Crystal Adams is a dental hygiene educator at Catawba Valley Community College in Hickory.  Her career in dentistry began in 1997 upon graduating from the Dental Assisting Program at Wilkes Community College. After working as a Certified Dental...

Dianne Watterson

Dianne is unique among speakers and consultants is her depth of knowledge and her passion to help dental professionals excel. Her long career in dentistry – both clinical and professional – spans more than three decades. In addition to being an RDH, Dianne...

Barbara Kucera & ATKINS

Barbara is a 1986 graduate of The Ohio State University. As a clinical hygienist and a published author, she draws from her experience, passion and knowledge as she shares her mission to help every patient love coming to the dentist! Barbara and her husband of 33...

Elizabeth Kornegay

Elizabeth received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene Education from UNC-Chapel Hill. She is presently pursuing her PhD in Adult, Workforce, and Continuing Professional Education at North Carolina State...

Jennifer Harmon

Jennifer is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Dental Hygiene at the UNC Adams School of Dentistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  As a triple Tar Heel, she has received her Bachelor of Arts in Exercise and Sport Science, Bachelor of...

Erika Spring

Erika Spring is the Founder and Owner of Spring Innovative. Her mission is to help hygienists and their practices develop a hygiene department that delivers cutting edge and lifesaving care to patients. She believes if practice members individually and collectively...

Dr. Leslie Malueg

Dr. Leslie Malueg is a native of Bardstown, Kentucky.  She received her undergraduate degree in Dental Hygiene, her DMD degree from the University of Kentucky, and completed her Endodontic Specialty training at the University of Iowa.  Dr. Malueg has taught...

Dr. LaRee Johnson

LaRee Johnson, DDS, MS, FAAPD practices full time in Raleigh, NC, speaks nationally and internationally, is the Vice-President for the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, and serves on the Board of Visitors and holds an adjunct faculty position at the University of...