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Karen Willman, RDH

Karen graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.S. in Dental Hygiene in 1992 and has worked as a clinical dental hygienist in the Columbus, OH area ever since. She strives to connect with patients and help them achieve their health goals. In her spare time, Karen enjoys cooking, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.


The Ergonomics of Hygiene Operatory Design
By Karen Willman, RDH on June 21, 2021

This operatory isn’t fit for hygiene! How many of you have uttered these words? I know I have numerous times. For the past few years I have been working full-time as a dental hygiene...

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5 Common Behaviors of Anxious Patients
By Karen Willman, RDH on March 9, 2021

We’ve all been there, trapped in the operatory with someone who wants nothing more than to not be in the chair.For us, it’s frustrating, tiring and demoralizing all at once. It can feel...

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