Emily Boge, RDH, BS has practiced as a clinical dental hygienist in Iowa since 2003. She is currently pursuing her Master's Degree at Upper Iowa University in Health Sciences Public Administration and plans to graduate next year. She has been an active member of her professional associations, ADHA, IDHA, and AADH, and has done research on whitening, desensitization, and the psychological ramifications of missing teeth for the dental industry. She has also served two terms on the Colgate Oral Health Advisory Board. She can be contacted at [email protected] or www.manchestersmiles.com.