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Barbara Christoph, RDH, BS

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Barbara Christoph, RDH, BS, graduated from William Rainey Harper College in Palatine, Illinois, in 1989. She has always been interested in a career in the dental field. She especially loves working in pediatrics, a part of her career that she has been enjoying since 1996. Barb has found her niche in the dental world not only in pediatrics but in treating those with special needs. It makes her happy when her special patients come in and ask “Where’s Barb?”

Barb lives in Wauconda, IL, with her husband, John; her children, Amanda, Colin and Hailey; and her dogs, Ernie, Dexter, and Sammy. She is an avid Chicago Cubs fan who bleeds Cubbie blue. Barb loves to read and keep up on all things dental. Barb also loves to travel. She is up for a road trip anytime. One of her goals is to go on a mission trip and help children with their oral care.

Pediatric Dental Hygiene: How Can You Work on Kids?!

As a pediatric dental hygienist, I am often asked “How can you work on kids?” and “WHY do you work in pediatrics?!” First and foremost, I love kids. I always have. When I was a little girl, I just wanted to be a mommy. Then I figured out that I needed to be able to support said children. Since...