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Tiffani Dickey, RDH, BS, CLC, QOM, FADHA

Tiffani Dickey, RDH, BS, CLC, QOM, FADHA
Tiffani Dickey, RDH, BS, CLC, QOM, FADHA, has been a licensed registered dental hygienist in Missouri since 2013. She began her journey by graduating with an Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene, dedicating four years to a community health center in southern Missouri, serving the underserved. With a Bachelor of Science in Oral Health Promotion, Tiffani expanded her expertise. She’s a Qualified Orofacial Myologist (QOM), a Certified Munchee Practitioner with Myo Munchee, and a Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) trained through the Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice and the Healthy Children Project. Active in professional organizations such as the American Dental Hygienists’ Association, Missouri Dental Hygienists’ Association, Pediatric Dental Team Association, International Affiliation of Tongue-tie Professionals, and International Association of Airway Hygienists. Notably, she serves on the Missouri Dental Hygienists’ Association Board of Directors. Tiffani gives back by volunteering at Give Kids A Smile and the Missouri Mission of Mercy. Currently, Tiffani serves as a dental hygienist and clinical team lead at a pediatric dental practice in St. Louis, Missouri. When not caring for patients, she enjoys time with her husband, Kyle, and their four dogs, Penny, Piper, Skye, and Chandler. They find joy in travel, football, and unwinding on the golf course.

Elevating Pediatric Dental Care: The Critical Role of Dental Hygienists

The landscape of pediatric dental care is undergoing a transformation, yet innovative solutions are required to bridge gaps in comprehensive patient treatment. It has become more common to see dental hygienists employed in pediatric dental practices as the value of our skill set and credentials is becoming recognized for what we offer in practices outside of general dentistry, including...