Whitney Howerton


Whitney Howerton
L. Whitney Howerton, RDH, MDH is the Clinical Education Manager for Young Innovations, Inc. Whitney has shown her dedication to the dental hygiene profession through multiple leadership roles on a local, state, and national level. She completed her Masters in Dental Hygiene from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Whitney worked full time as a clinical and didactic instructor teaching a wide variety of courses including local anesthesia, head, neck and dental anatomy, special patient care, and advanced instrumentation. Whitney has been featured in familiar dental hygiene publications like Access and Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. She is a past recipient of the Esther Wilkins Future Leader award and a proud member of the ADHA and ADEA.

Upcoming Webinars

Date Category Faculty Member Webinar Title
01.08.20 Dental Hygiene Whitney Howerton Love is a Battlefield: The Ergonomic Woes of an RDH
Love is a Battlefield: The Ergonomic Woes of an RDH

Love is a Battlefield: The Ergonomic Woes of an RDH

Location: Online

Ergonomics plays a key role in clinician safety inside and outside of the operatory. Love is a Battlefield will review common workplace injuries associated with the dental hygiene environment and what clinicians can do to increase career longevity through movement. New techniques, including integrating technology, can be implemented immediately into the practice setting.

Learning Objectives:

• Review the dental hygiene environment including risks and common injuries
• Recognize techniques to prevent injury inside and outside the operatory
• Introduce technology to enhance ergonomic safety and career longevity such as seating,
magnification, instruments, dental hygiene handpiece, and work pace
• Discover new-to-market devices that assist is enhancing clinician comfort and safety

Credits: 1.5
Cost: Free