Lora Hooper BSDH, RDH, EFDA
Lora’s passion lies in enriching the quality of life for every patient. Her focus is helping people to understand and implement oral-systemic strategies that lead to optimal health and wellness.
At the HASPC, Lora is responsible for attending and speaking at promotional events, conducting team training, establishing practice management protocols, and continuing researching the latest oral systemic, heart attack and stroke research.
Lora received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from The Ohio State University in 1995. As a Bale Doneen Preceptor, she regularly learns the latest science that connects oral health to heart health as well as techniques for preventing and reversing cardiovascular disease. She is a founding member of American Academy of Oral Systemic Health as well as a member of the American Dental Hygienist Association (ADHA), Ohio Dental Hygienist Association (ODHA) and Columbus Dental Hygienist Association (CDHA), where she has served as Continuing Education Chair. She has also served as a liaison for the ODHA to the OSDB.
Committed to her passion, Lora is also a practicing periodontal therapist and dental hygienist for Complete Health Dentistry of Columbus where she treats high-risk patients for heart attack and stroke as well as periodontal disease. Lora is part owner of Dental Hygiene Excellence consultancy where she teaches dental professionals across the country the latest techniques and how to implement the oral systemic movement into practice. She is an advocate and representative of Juice Plus and strives to help inspire healthy living in everyone she meets.
Lora lives in Dublin, Ohio with her husband, two sons, and adorable dog.