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Lancette VanGuilder, RDH, BS graduated with her dental hygiene degree

from the University of South Dakota in 1995 and has been actively involved

in dental hygiene education, leadership and advocacy on the local, state and

national level over the last 25 years.  Lancette works as a clinician in private

practice, in the corporate world as a professional educator, in public health and

is an internationally recognized continuing education speaker.

She is a past president of the Nevada Dental Hygienists Association

and served on the board of directors for the American Dental Hygienists

Association as the District 12 Trustee, representing 6 states on the west/pacific

coast. Lancette has received many awards during her career, including the

Nevada Dental Hygienist of the Year. Most recently,  she was recognized with

the Innovative Career Vision Award for her work in all 7 professional roles of

the dental hygienist and received the 2018 Irene Newman Professional Achievement National Award from the American Dental Hygienists Association- recognizing her for her contributions to the advancement of the art and science of the dental hygiene profession over the last 15 years.

Lancette is passionate about ensuring that all communities have access to dental care, the power of prevention and the utilization of the dental hygienist.

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