Dental Hygiene Program Advisory Committee

This committee is the primary liaison between the community dentists and dental hygienists and the dental hygiene program.

The Dayton Dental Society, Dayton Dental Hygiene Association, Dayton Dental Assistant Association and other selected organizations may be requested to serve on the Dental Hygiene Advisory Committee.  The members should be actively engaged in their profession and members of their professional organization.



The Advisory Committee shall consist of at least the following representatives:

Members from Dayton Dental Society


Periodontist affiliated with the Dayton Dental Society


Members from the Dayton Dental Hygienist Association


Member from the Ohio Dental Expanded Functions Association


Representative from Gem City Medical/Dental/Pharmaceutical Association


SCC Health Sciences Academic Advisor


Senior Dental Hygiene Student


Recent Graduate from SCC Dental Hygiene Program


Dean of Health Sciences


Chairperson of Dental Health Sciences


Fulltime Dental Health Sciences Faculty (Ex-officio members)




1.  Representatives of individual organization - maintain communication between school and organization.

2.  Advise the dental hygiene program concerning employment, graduates' work and student training.

3.  Assist in recruiting applicants.

4.  Recommend equipment and materials.

5.  Work on screening and accreditation committees. 


Meetings:  Two (2) meetings per year (October & April) 


Advisory Committee:

Liz Atchley, RDH, BS Dayton Dental Hygienists' Association Member
Theresa Bonn, RDH, BS Past Graduate Sinclair Dental Hygiene 2003
Pam Edwards, RDH, MS Professor, Dental Health Sciences
Sheranita Hemphill, MS, MPH Professor, Dental Health Sciences
Stephen Holliday, DDS Professor, Dental Health Sciences

Glenn Jividen Jr., DDS

Periodontist, Private Practice
Bonita Kipling, DDS Dentist, Community Practice
Catherine Lawler, DDS Dentist, Private Practice
Major Lee, DDS Dentist, Private Practice
Debbie Mangan, CDA, EFDA ODEFA Association Member
Kathy Caufield Student Dental Hygienist
Richard Morgan, DDS Dentist, Private Practice
Ann Naber, RDH Dayton Dental Hygienists' Association Member
Sue Raffee, RDH, MSA Chairperson, Professor, Dental Health Sciences
Rena Shuchat, RDH, MS Dean, Health Sciences
Kitty Strehle, RDH, RN Dayton Dental Hygienists' Association Member
Patricia Willis, MA SCC Senior Academic Advisor






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