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Instructor, Dental Hygiene
M.S. in Dental Hygiene Education, University of Minnesota
B.S. in Community Psychology, Saint Cloud State University
A.A.S. in Dental Hygiene, Saint Cloud Community and Technical College
Certificate in Dental Assisting, Central Lakes College
Mary is a full-time instructor in the Dental Hygiene Department. She comes to Sheridan College from Minnesota where she practiced dental hygiene for 20 years in a private dental clinic in Fridley. In support of our nation’s military, she spent four years in Minnesota traveling to armories and military bases providing dental care to service members as part of the military’s Deployment Readiness Program. Her teaching responsibilities at Sheridan College include, but are not limited to, General and Oral Pathology, Pain Management Lecture and Lab, Board Review, Pharmacology, and Clinical Instruction. She loves to volunteer her skills as a dental hygienist around the world by providing dental care to impoverished populations through the non-profit organization Global Dental Relief. Mary is a member of both the American Dental Hygienist Association and the Wyoming Dental Hygienist Association. Currently, she is the President of the Wyoming Dental Hygienist Association, the Sheridan College Student Chapter of American Dental Hygienist Association Advisor, and on the Faculty Development Committee at Sheridan College.