She has been in academia for seven years and involved in dentistry for over thirty years. She teaches at the junior level in the clinical setting and didactic courses at the junior and senior levels. She currently teaches Advanced Dental Hygiene Concepts and Oral Medicine and is the advisor to the Student American Dental Hygienists’ Association.
She has worked in multiple private practice settings in Massachusetts, Kentucky, and Connecticut. While in Kentucky she was a staff hygienist at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center where she assisted in the start-up of a new dental clinic for the university’s dental HMO.
She is involved in community activities such as; CT Mission of Mercy, Give Kids a Smile Day, and Special Olympics.