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2023 DDS and dental hygiene graduates earn awards

Awards sponsored by national organizations and societies as listed. You can see a photo gallery of photos from awards night, courtesy Carrie Leigh Photography, on the dental school smugmug account. 

Oral Health and the LGBTQ+ Community

Primary care and dental providers can help overcome these disparities by training staff and providers on options for pronouns, additional names, sexual orientation, and gender identifications.

National hygiene association president encourages graduates to always reach for the summit

Dean earned a master of science degree from the department of dental hygiene in 1992. Over three decades, she’s been recognized as an honorable alum of West Liberty University’s dental hygiene program, mentored students as a professor, lead as president and president-elect of the American Dental Hygienists Association and the West Virginia Dental Hygienists Association.