Education: Old Dominion University
RDH: 43 years
Practiced: 13 years

Mary Littleton, RDH
Mary Littleton, RDH
Director - Academic Relations

Question

Why do you love Dental Hygiene?

Answer

Dental Hygiene is a profession that provides individuals a variety of career paths. Also the local, state and national associations provide lifelong learning seminars and the opportunity to contribute to your community. I have the opportunity to change and improve the oral health of my patients.

Question

When you were practicing regularly, what was your proudest moment?

Answer

When a patient/client returns for their oral hygiene visit with improved oral hygiene habits I know that I made a difference in their oral health and therefore their total health.

Question

How does being an RDH help you in your job at Hu-Friedy?

Answer

My clinical experience provides credibility when teaching the faculty and students in the clinic.

Question

What do you do to support RDHs in the field?

Answer

I attend the local, state and national meetings every year. I mentor hygienists that want to change careers, I am a member of several hygiene schools’ advisory boards and provide my professional comments.

Question

Why do you believe in Hu-Friedy products/the Hu-Friedy brand?

Answer

I used Hu-Friedy instruments in school and the faculty spoke about quality. I want to use a quality product and a company that provides exceptional customer service. Hu-Friedy is the Nordstrom for the dental market.