Sue Jeffries, BSDH, RDH, began her dentistry career in 1983 when she joined the United States Navy as a dental technician. During her 20-year Naval career, she assisted in all dentistry phases, managed several Naval Dental Centers, and completed her hygiene degree. Upon retiring, Jeffries began practicing dental hygiene full-time and continues to practice as a guest hygienist. In 2018, she completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Oral Health Promotion at O'Hehir University under the tutelage of Trisha O'Hehir. Her true passion lies in advocating for mental health awareness and eradicating its stigma. As cofounder of the Dental Mental Network, a 501c3 charitable organization serving dentistry, Jeffries works tirelessly toward that end.
Updated December 2, 2020