Dental Professional Highlight Series: Amber White RDH, HHP

Do you feel in control of your oral health? 🤔

Amber White RDH wants you to become your own greatest advocate. Oral care can sometimes feel daunting, which is why Amber focuses on empowering and educating each patient to take charge of their dental hygiene journey. Keep reading to learn more about how to personalize your oral health routine to better suit your needs!

What is your favorite part about the Slate Electric Flosser? 

I love the Slate Flosser because it's super easy to use, and it's great for anyone who finds flossing challenging. Whether you have limitations or are undergoing orthodontic treatment, it's a game-changer. The simplicity and effectiveness make it an essential part of my oral care routine.

What made you want to become a Dental Professional?

I was drawn to the dental profession because of my genuine love for teeth. There's something captivating about the intricacies of oral health that has always fascinated me. What truly fuels my passion is the opportunity to help people improve their overall health through optimal dental care.

The 1:1 aspect of dentistry is what makes it incredibly fulfilling for me. Being able to connect with individuals on a personal level and provide a personalized approach to their oral health journey brings me immense joy. It's not just about treating teeth; it's about making a positive impact on each person's well-being.

What is the hardest part about being a Dental Professional?

The most challenging aspect of being a dental professional is breaking through the misconception that oral health exists in isolation from the rest of the body. For years, people have been told to treat the mouth separately. However, the most rewarding part of my work is witnessing that 'aha moment' when patients understand how intricately connected oral health is to their overall well-being. It's a journey of education and revelation that transforms not just smiles but entire perspectives on health.

What do you wish that your patients knew? 

I wish my patients knew that I genuinely care for each person deeply. My fulfillment in this profession comes from being not just a dental hygienist but a dedicated partner on your health journey. There's no need for shame or judgment; we're all in this together. It's about overall health, and my passion lies in educating and supporting you every step of the way. Your well-being is my priority.

If you could give one dental hygiene tip, what would it be?

Here's a hygiene tip that can benefit everyone: Embrace personalization! While individual needs vary, incorporating practices like tongue scraping, using oral care products that support the oral microbiome, ensuring sufficient Vitamin C intake, and adopting a nutrient-dense diet rich in fat-soluble vitamins and essential minerals can contribute to overall oral health. Remember, what works for one person may not work for another; it's all about finding what suits your unique needs.

What motivates you?

I find motivation in education — empowering individuals with knowledge that can spark positive transformations. Impacting lives through dentistry and sharing insights that have the potential to change someone's life is what drives me. Every opportunity to make a difference is a source of inspiration.

What is your favorite part about being a Dental Professional?

The aspect of being a dental professional that I cherish the most is the collaborative process and the opportunity to play the role of a health detective. I thoroughly enjoy delving deeper, piecing together the puzzle of your health, and working collaboratively to unveil a comprehensive picture.

What is your favorite toothbrush?

Sonicare Diamond Clean

What is your favorite toothpaste?

SuperTeeth

What is your favorite mouthwash?

I love to make my own mouthwash with filtered water, aloe juice, arginine, peppermint essential oil, minerals, and sea salt.

What do you think is the most important thing about what you do? 

The essence of what I do is empowering and educating each individual to take control of their health. My goal is to guide them in becoming their own greatest advocate. There's immense power in understanding and actively participating in your well-being, and it's a privilege to support and facilitate this journey for each person.

Anything else you want people to know?

Discover the joy in your health journey. It's not a straight path, but a dynamic adventure. Embrace the twists and turns, find the fun moments, and witness the amazing transformations that unfold. It's not just about the destination; it's about relishing the journey itself.

What is your favorite self-care tip?

Embrace rest as a cherished self-care practice, shower love on your nervous system, and surround yourself with inspiring individuals who bring pure joy into your life. This trifecta is a powerful way to nurture your well-being holistically.

Instagram Handle

@naturallyamberwhite

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