Shirley Branam, RDH, MBA

Shirley Branam, RDH, MBA

"Shirley is the Central Clinical Educator for DENTSPLY Professional. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Michigan and continued on to complete a Master of Business Administration degree in Health Care Management from the University of Phoenix. Shirley’s background includes over 20 years in clinical and educational experience in the dental assisting and dental hygiene professions. While a member of the University Of Michigan School Of Dentistry, she held various appointments including hygiene faculty member, staff hygienist in the Graduate Prosthodontic Clinic, and research coordinator assistant. Her areas of expertise include clinical dental hygiene, biomaterials, implants, local anesthesia, and nitrous oxide sedation. She currently lectures, national and internationally, for DENTSPLY Professional covering topics on ultrasonic instrumentation, anesthesia, caries risk assessment and implant maintenance.
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