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.