CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Elite Dental Partners, one of the nation’s premier dental support organizations with 104 locally branded practices, today announced that Trish S. Keena has joined the company as Director of Dental Hygiene.
Ms. Keena was most recently an Executive Account Manager at OraPharma, a specialty dental pharmaceutical division of Bausch Health US, LLC. She supported improved patient care through product education and systems implementation, helping dental offices achieve their clinical goals. While there she received three National Achievement Awards and graduated from the Bausch Health Emerging Leaders Program with a winning capstone project on corporate social responsibility. She has also served as a professional educator for Waterpik, a columnist for RDH Magazine and an adjunct faculty member at Sanford Brown College, Skokie, IL, where she created and delivered a curriculum for non-traditional adult students interested in careers as certified dental assistants. Additionally, she has served as a regional coordinator for The Oral Cancer Foundation, where she was honored with an Award for Excellence in Public Service.
“Trish brings energy, talent and perspective to this position,” said Adam Burr, DDS, Chief Dental Officer of Elite Dental Partners. “As Director of Dental Hygiene, she will support hygienists and the doctors they work with across the organization as they deliver high quality services to patients. Trish will establish a comprehensive soft tissue health program in our growing organization, and we welcome her to the team.”
“I’m pleased to be part of a great team at Elite Dental Partners and look forward to working with the hygienists in our many practices across the organization to build something phenomenal for clinicians and patients,” Ms. Keena said. “I’m passionate about what we do in dentistry to improve patient lives and excited to be working with talented professionals who share a vision of providing the best dental care possible.”
Ms. Keena received a Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Leadership from National Louis University in Chicago and an Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Harper College in Palatine, IL and is in the process of completing her MBA at Purdue University Global.
ABOUT ELITE DENTAL PARTNERS
Elite Dental Partners supports 104 high quality, locally branded dental office in 12 states from its headquarters in Chicago. Find a nearby office or information about partnership opportunities at www.elitedentalpartners.com.