Jennifer Turner was appointed as a DC Institute Advisory member in 2017. Jennifer is an awarding winning dental hygienist. Jennifer has been a Professor in Dental Hygiene, Dental Assisting and Dental Office Administration with expertise in Curriculum Design, Clinical and Didactic Instruction and eLearning. She is a Professional Speaker, Educator, Mentor and Consultant. Jennifer is the former President of Council at the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario and the former Director of Dental Hygiene Practice for the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association. She has authored numerous articles, developed and delivered webinars, and was a Clinical Evaluator and Peer Mentor for her Regulatory College. Jennifer has been an Item Writer and Group Reviewer for the National Dental Hygiene Certification Examination and was the Editor of Preventive Dentistry Canada magazine.
Jennifer is the recipient of the 2014 Canadian Dental Hygienists Association, “Best Event, Oral Health Promotion” award in the school category and the 2013 Canadian Dental Hygienists Association “Excellence in Teaching”, Best Dental Hygiene Educator Award. Jennifer was nominated by her peers and her students for the “Faculty of the Year Award” on a variety of occasions throughout the years.
DC Institute is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 03/01/2019 to 02/28/2022. Provider ID# 374697